Bromsgrove shown within Worcestershire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Incorporated||1 April 1974|
|• Type||Non-metropolitan district council|
|• Body||Bromsgrove District Council|
|• Leadership||Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)|
|• MPs||Sajid Javid|
|• Total||83.8 sq mi (217.0 km2)|
|Area rank||160th (of 317)|
|• Rank||247th (of 317)|
|• Density||1,200/sq mi (450/km2)|
|• Ethnicity||94.7% White|
1.2% Mixed Race
1.0% Black British
|Time zone||UTC0 (GMT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (BST)|
|ONS code||47UB (ONS)|
|OS grid reference|
The current district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of Bromsgrove urban district and Bromsgrove Rural District.
Since 2011, Bromsgrove has formed part of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership along with neighbouring authorities Birmingham, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Solihull, Tamworth and Wyre Forest.
The following table illustrates the change in the district's population between 1801 and 2011.
Bromsgrove railway station is the local station for the centre of the district, but there are several others within the district. Road travel, especially to Birmingham, is also important in the district.
The 1999 Bromsgrove District Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Bromsgrove district council in Worcestershire, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council from the Labour party.2015 Bromsgrove District Council election
The 2015 Bromsgrove District Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of the Bromsgrove Council in England. They were held on the same day as other local elections.Alan Dedicoat
Alan Dedicoat (born 1 December 1954) is an English announcer for programmes on BBC One and BBC Radio 2; he is probably best known as the "Voice of the Balls" on the National Lottery programmes on BBC One and "Deadly", a name referred to him by Sir Terry Wogan. Until March 2015 he also read the news on BBC Radio 2. Dedicoat is also known as the announcer on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing and its American version, Dancing with the Stars.Barnt Green
Barnt Green is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire, England, situated 10 miles (16 km) south of Birmingham city centre, with a population at the 2011 census of 1,794.Bournheath
Bournheath is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire, England, about three miles north of Bromsgrove. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 454.Bromsgrove District Council elections
Bromsgrove District Council in Worcestershire, England is elected every four years. The elections take place on the first Thursday of May and elect 39 councillors from 23 wards. By-elections are held for any seats which become vacant between the four yearly elections.Burcot, Worcestershire
Burcot is a small village in the Bromsgrove district of Worcestershire.
Burcot has a village hall, which is available for hire. It has a garden centre and the Guild of Craftsmen.
The village was listed in the Domesday Book in 1086 when it was known as Bericote.Finstall
Finstall is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire, England, with a population of 663.Finstall Park, the home ground of Bromsgrove RFC, can be found in the village along with Bromsgrove Cricket, Tennis and Hockey Club, as well as these sporting facilities and their club houses. It has one pub, The Cross Inn.Frankley
Frankley is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove district of Worcestershire, near the border with Birmingham. The modern Frankley estate is part of the New Frankley civil parish in Birmingham, and has been part of the city since 1995. The parish has a population of 122.Grade II* listed buildings in Worcestershire
The county of Worcestershire is divided into six districts. The districts of Worcestershire are Worcester, Malvern Hills, Wyre Forest, Bromsgrove, Redditch, and Wychavon.
As there are 322 Grade I listed buildings in the county they have been split into separate lists for each district.
Grade II* listed buildings in Worcester
Grade II* listed buildings in Malvern Hills (district)
Grade II* listed buildings in Wyre Forest (district)
Grade II* listed buildings in Bromsgrove (district)
Grade II* listed buildings in Redditch
Grade II* listed buildings in WychavonHunnington
Hunnington is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire, England, close to the border with West Midlands, and just south of Halesowen. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 552.Lauren Rowles
Lauren Rachel Catherine Rowles, (born 24 April 1998) is a British parasport rower and former wheelchair athlete. She won gold with Laurence Whiteley in the trunk-arms mixed double sculls (TAMix2x) at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton, CBE (26 February 1922 – 13 January 1976) was an English actress. Her film appearances included The Winslow Boy (1948), Under Capricorn (1949), Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951), Carrington V.C. (1955) and The Best Man (1964). For The Go-Between (1971), she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Leighton began her career on stage in 1938, before joining the Old Vic and making her Broadway debut in 1946. A four-time Tony Award nominee, she twice won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play: for the original Broadway productions of Separate Tables (1957) and The Night of the Iguana (1962). She also won an Emmy Award for a 1970 television version of Hamlet.New Frankley
New Frankley in Birmingham is a civil parish in Birmingham, England. As such, it has its own parish council.
It was established in 2000 in an area in the south-west of the city south of Bartley Reservoir (map), transferred from Bromsgrove (and thus also from Hereford & Worcester to the West Midlands County) in 1995, which had previously been part of the Frankley parish. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 7,890.
The parish borders Frankley parish in Bromsgrove District to the north, the unparished area of Birmingham to the east, the unparished area of Rubery to the south, and Romsley parish to the west.Parry Glasspool
Parry Glasspool (born 5 March 1992) is a British actor. He plays Harry Thompson in Hollyoaks, and was nominated for best newcomer at the 21st National Television Awards in 2016.Rubery
Rubery is a village in the Bromsgrove district of Worcestershire. Part of the village also forms a southern suburb of Birmingham, England. The village is 9 miles (14 km) from Birmingham city centre.
The area has around 16,000 people living in it, including the nearby Great Park estates within the city of Birmingham. Both the Birmingham and Bromsgrove parts are unparished areas.Stoke Prior, Worcestershire
Stoke Prior is a village in the civil parish of Stoke in Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire. The parish includes the settlement of Stoke Wharf and hamlet of Woodgate, along with neighbouring Stoke Heath.Susan Jameson
Susan I. M. Jameson (born 13 August 1941) is an English actress who has played a range of roles, especially on television. She is best known for portraying Esther Lane in the BBC crime drama New Tricks between 2003 and 2013.Tutnall
Tutnall is a village in the Bromsgrove district of Worcestershire. It is in the civil parish of Tutnall and Cobley which has a population of 1,543. The A448 used to run through the centre of the village, though this is now bypassed by a modern dual carriageway.