Suffolk Coastal

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Suffolk Coastal District
Non-metropolitan district
Suffolk Coastal shown within Suffolk and England
Suffolk Coastal shown within Suffolk and England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East of England
Non-metropolitan county Suffolk
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Woodbridge
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Suffolk Coastal District Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Therese Coffey
Daniel Poulter
Area
 • Total 344.2 sq mi (891.5 km2)
Area rank 38th (of 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 124,776
 • Rank 174th (of 326)
 • Density 360/sq mi (140/km2)
 • Ethnicity 98.1% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 42UG (ONS)
E07000205 (GSS)
OS grid reference TM2756349450
Website www.suffolkcoastal.gov.uk
Coastline at Aldeburgh.

Suffolk Coastal is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council is based in Woodbridge. Other towns include Felixstowe, Framlingham, Leiston, Aldeburgh, and Saxmundham.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the municipal borough of Aldeburgh, along with Felixstowe, Leiston-cum-Sizewell, Saxmundham and Woodbridge urban districts, and Blyth Rural District and Deben Rural District.

List of communities

There are 117 civil parishes and towns in Suffolk Coastal.

See also

Suffolk Coastal (Parliamentary Constituency)

External links

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