Reigate and Banstead


Reigate and Banstead

Reigate and Banstead is a local government district with borough status in east Surrey England. It covers the towns of Reigate, Banstead, Redhill and Horley.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972. It was a merger of the former borough of Reigate with Banstead Urban District and part of Dorking and Horley Rural District. There are two civil parishes within the borough these are: Horley and Salfords and Sidlow. [ [http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/sccwebsite/sccwspages.nsf/LookupWebPagesByTITLE_RTF/Parishes+by+district?opendocument#Elmbridge Surrey County Council] ]

After the 3 May 2007 elections, there are 41 Conservatives seats, six Reigate and Banstead Residents Association, two Liberal Democrats, one Labour and one seat held by an Independent.

In recent years Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has been notable in seeing a number of younger councillors elected.

The borough is twinned with:
*flagicon|France Brunoy in France
*flagicon|Germany Eschweiler in Germany [ [http://www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk/public/Community_Living/Town_Twinning/ Reigate & Banstead twinning info] ]

Locations within the Borough

* Banstead, Burgh Heath
* Chipstead
* Earlswood
* Hooley, Horley
* Kingswood
* Lower Kingswood
* Meadvale, Merstham
* Netherne-on-the-Hill, Nork
* Redhill, Reigate
* Salfords, Sidlow, South Park, St Johns
* Tadworth, Tattenham Corner
* Walton-on-the-Hill, Whitebushes, Woodhatch, Woodmansterne

References

External links

* [http://www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk/ Reigate and Banstead Borough Council]
* [http://www.reigateweb.co.uk/ The Reigate Web] ----


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