Seaton Valley

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Seaton Valley
Seaton Delaval Hall 03.jpg
Seaton Delaval Hall
Seaton Valley is located in Northumberland
Seaton Valley
Seaton Valley
Seaton Valley shown within Northumberland
Population 15,422 (2011)
OS grid reference NZ265765
Civil parish
  • Seaton Valley
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district NE25
Dialling code 0191
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
List of places
NorthumberlandCoordinates: 55°04′55″N 1°35′10″W / 55.082°N 1.586°W / 55.082; -1.586

Seaton Valley is a civil parish in Northumberland, England. It was created following the abolition of the Borough of Blyth Valley in 2008. It has a population of 15,049,[1] increasing to 15,422 at the Census 2011.[2]

The boundaries of the parish are not identical to the former Seaton Valley Urban District, excluding Cramlington but including Hartley and Seaton Sluice, the part of the former Municipal Borough of Whitley Bay which had been included in Blyth Valley in 1974.

The villages within Seaton Valley are

  • Seaton Delaval
  • Holywell
  • Seghill
  • New Hartley
  • Seaton Sluice
  • Old Hartley

The local councillors for the Seaton Valley Parish council are

  • Darren Mullen, Chair (Labour) - Seghill with Seaton Delaval ward
  • Stephen StannersDeputy-Chair (Labour) - Seghill with Seaton Delaval ward
  • Karen Collier Deputy-Chair (Labour) - Hartley ward
  • Margaret Richards (Labour) - Seghill with Seaton Delaval ward
  • Ann Stanners (Labour) - Holywell ward
  • Les Bowman (Labour) - Holywell ward
  • Bobby Nixon (Lib Dem) - Holywell ward
  • Susan Dungworth (Labour) - Hartley ward
  • Barbara Swinhoe (Labour) - Hartley ward

Following the resignation of David Swinhoe on 29/4/2015 a by-election was called. Three candidates stood. Stephen Stanners (Labour), Anita Cynthia Romer (Lib Dem), Simon Troy Hartland (Conservative. Stephen Stanners was duly elected as the new Parish Councillor for Seghill with Seaton Dealval Ward with 506 votes[3]


  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Key Statistics : Usual Resident Population (KS01) Hartley; Holywell; Seaton Delaval; and Seghill wards. Retrieved 22 July 2010
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 28 June 2015. 
  3. ^ [1] 2015 by-election results

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