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
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Suffolk Coastal District Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Therese Coffey
Dan Poulter
 • Total 344.2 sq mi (891.5 km2)
Area rank 38th (of 326)
Population (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total 126,000
 • Rank 177th (of 326)
 • Density 370/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
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. The population of the district was 124,298 at the 2011 Census.[1]

List of communities

There are 118 civil parishes and towns in Suffolk Coastal.

See also

Suffolk Coastal (Parliamentary Constituency)


  1. ^ "District population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 

External links

  • District Council website

Coordinates: 52°05′46″N 1°19′22″E / 52.0961°N 1.3227°E / 52.0961; 1.3227

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