Thornton-Cleveleys shown within Lancashire
|Population||31,157 (2001 Census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
|UK Parliament||Blackpool North and Cleveleys|
|Wyre and Preston North|
Thornton-Cleveleys is an unparished area (and former urban district), currently in the English local government district of Wyre, Lancashire, covering the towns of Thornton and Cleveleys. It forms part of the Blackpool Urban Area.
On 1 April 1974, the urban district became part of the Borough of Wyre. Thornton-Cleveleys corresponds with six wards of the borough.
According to the 2001 census Thornton-Cleveleys has a population of 31,157. The population of the individual borough council wards was recorded as:
- Bourne: 6,121
- Cleveleys Park: 5,994
- Jubilee: 4,186
- Norcross: 3,738
- Staina: 5,267
- Victoria: 5,851
Thornton-Cleveleys is home to Thornton-Cleveleys RUFC who play rugby in the RFU Northern Division, North Lancs 1. Their home ground is the YMCA sport centre in Thornton.
Thornton-Cleveleys FC and Norcross & Warbreck FC play football in the West Lancashire Football League. Both teams' home pitches are in Thornton.
Fylde Flyers Ice Hockey Team are based in the SubZero Leisure Ice Rink (opened in 2011), Jubilee Park, Thornton-Cleveleys, and play in the EIHA North Division 2.
- Thornton-Cleveleys UD Lancashire through time | Administrative history of Local Government District: hierarchies, boundaries
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