Ockbrook and Borrowash

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Ockbrook and Borrowash is located in Derbyshire
Ockbrook and Borrowash
Map showing the location of Ockbrook and Borrowash within Derbyshire

Note: This article is about a civil parish. For information about the villages see Borrowash or Ockbrook

Ockbrook and Borrowash (grid reference SK425351) is a civil parish in the borough of Erewash in the county of Derbyshire in England.

It straddles the A52 a few miles east of Derby and contains two adjacent villages of very different character: Ockbrook, which lies just north of the A52 and Borrowash which lies to the south.

The 2001 Census records Ockbrook and Borrowash having a population of 7331 people, with 1443 being aged 0–15, 4504 being 16-64 and 1384 being 65 or older. These people make up 3006 households. 2456 of the homes are owner occupied (81.7%), higher than the Derbyshire average of 74.4%. The unemployment rate is 2.5%, less than the Derbyshire average of 3.2%. The civil parish population at the 2011 Census had increased marginally to 7,335.[1]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 

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Coordinates: 52°54′42″N 1°22′10″W / 52.91165°N 1.36946°W / 52.91165; -1.36946 (Ockbrook and Borrowash)