Telford and Wrekin

unitary district with borough status in the West Midlands region of England

Telford and Wrekin is a unitary authority district and borough in the West Midlands of England. It is part of the ceremonial county of Shropshire. It borders Staffordshire.

Telford and Wrekin
Telford and Wrekin (in yellow) shown within Shropshire (in pink)
Telford and Wrekin (in yellow) shown within Shropshire (in pink)
Coordinates: 52°40′52″N 2°26′19″W / 52.68111°N 2.43861°W / 52.68111; -2.43861Coordinates: 52°40′52″N 2°26′19″W / 52.68111°N 2.43861°W / 52.68111; -2.43861
Sovereign StateUnited Kingdom
CountryEngland
RegionWest Midlands
Ceremonial countyShropshire
Admin HQTelford
Established1998
Government
Area
 • Total112.09 sq mi (290.31 km2)
Population
 • Total166,800
 • Density1,500/sq mi (570/km2)
Time zoneGMT
ISO 3166 codeGB-TFW
Websitewww.telford.gov.uk

The district was created in 1974 and was called The Wrekin.

It is the only seperate unitary authority in Shropshire. It shares its Fire and Rescue Service and Community Health with the rest of the county.

The biggest town in the borough is Telford. The borough also includes the towns of Wellington, Shifnal, Bridgnorth and Newport.

WardsEdit

The borough contains 30 wards.

Telford and Wrekin Electoral Wards.png 1 - Admaston and Bratton

2 - Apley Castle

3 - Arleston

4 - Brookside

5 - Church Aston and Lilleshall

6 - College

7 - Dawley and Aqueduct

8 - Donnington

9 - Dothill

10 - Edgmond and Ercall Magna

11 - Ercall

12 - Hadley and Leegomery

13 - Haygate

14 - Horsehay and Lightmoor

15 - Ironbridge Gorge

16 - Ketley and Overdale

17 - Madeley and Sutton Hill

18 - Malinslee and Dawley Bank

19 - Muxton

20 - Newport North and West

21 - Newport South and East

22 - Oakengates and Ketley Bank

23 - Park

24 - Priorslee

25 - Shawbirch

26 - St Georges

27 - The Nedge

28 - Woodside

29 - Wrockwardine

30 - Wrockwardine Wood and Trench

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