Borough of Tamworth

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Borough of Tamworth
Borough and Non-metropolitan district
Tamworth Borough Council
Tamworth Borough Council
Tamworth shown within Staffordshire
Tamworth shown within Staffordshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region West Midlands
Non-metropolitan county Staffordshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Tamworth
Incorporated 1 April 1974
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Tamworth Borough Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Christopher Pincher
 • Total 11.91 sq mi (30.85 km2)
Area rank 308th (of 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 77,112
 • Rank 294th (of 326)
 • Density 6,500/sq mi (2,500/km2)
 • Ethnicity 96.5% White British
3.5% Other
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 41UC (ONS)
E07000193 (GSS)
OS grid reference SK207040

Tamworth is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire in England. It is named after Tamworth which is the town in which it covers.

Areas of Tamworth include Amington, Belgrave, Bolehall, Coton Green, Dosthill, Glascote, Stonydelph and Wilnecote. The town of Fazeley despite bordering Tamworth is within the Lichfield District.

The borough is completely unparished.

At the last election in May 2013, the Conservative Party held the borough with 17 councillors and Labour held 12 and there was 1 Independent.[1] As of July 2016, the political make up of the council is 20 Conservative, 7 Labour, and 3 UK Independence Party (UKIP).[2] The Mayor for 2015/16 is Cllr Maureen Gant.[3]

Since 2011, Tamworth has formed part of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership along with neighbouring authorities Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Solihull and Wyre Forest.



  1. ^ "2011 Election, Tamworth". BBC. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Councillors". Tamworth Borough Council. Retrieved 2016-04-18. 
  3. ^ "Mayor of Tamworth". Tamworth Borough Council. Retrieved 2016-04-18. 

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Coordinates: 52°37′59″N 1°41′42″W / 52.633°N 1.695°W / 52.633; -1.695