Bromsgrove District

Coordinates: 52°20′06″N 2°03′29″W / 52.335°N 2.058°W

Bromsgrove District
Bromsgrove shown within Worcestershire
Bromsgrove shown within Worcestershire
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionWest Midlands
Non-metropolitan countyWorcestershire
StatusNon-metropolitan district
Admin HQBromsgrove
Incorporated1 April 1974
Government
 • TypeNon-metropolitan district council
 • BodyBromsgrove District Council
 • LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPsSajid Javid
Area
 • Total83.8 sq mi (217.0 km2)
Area rank160th (of 317)
Population
(mid-2017 est.)
 • Total97,600
 • Rank247th (of 317)
 • Density1,200/sq mi (450/km2)
 • Ethnicity
94.7% White
2.6% S.Asian
1.2% Mixed Race
1.0% Black British
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
ONS code47UB (ONS)
E07000234 (GSS)
OS grid referenceSO9604870812
Websitewww.bromsgrove.gov.uk

Bromsgrove is a local government district in Worcestershire, England. Its council is based in the town of Bromsgrove.

It borders the built up area of Birmingham to the north. Other places in the district include Alvechurch, Aston Fields, Belbroughton, Catshill, Clent, Hagley, Rubery, Stoke Prior and Wythall.

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.

Population

The following table illustrates the change in the district's population between 1801 and 2011.

Year Population[1]
1801 14,486
1811 16,330
1821 18,312
1831 20,720
1841 21,124
1851 22,960
1861 27,321
1871 31,682
1881 36,043
1891 41,992
1901 44,224
1911 46,574
1921 44,176
1931 41,903
1941 50,338
1951 60,470
1961 68,919
1971 78,555
1981 86,982
1991 92,251
2001 87,486
2011 93,600[2]

Transport

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.

Barnt Green railway station and Alvechurch railway station are on the line to Redditch.

Hagley railway station and Wythall railway station are also on lines leading into Birmingham, which pass through the edges of the district.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Vision of Britain". GIS Project. Retrieved 2006-01-14.
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics, first release of data from 2011 census.
1999 Bromsgrove District Council election

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.

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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

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Bromsgrove District Council elections

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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

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Frankley

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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 Wychavon

Hunnington

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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.

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Rubery

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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

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Tutnall

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