Suffolk Coastal

Suffolk Coastal District
Non-metropolitan district

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
Daniel Poulter
  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
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 117 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.

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

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