- Adur (district)
Adur District — Non-metropolitan district — Sovereign state United Kingdom Constituent country England Region South East England Non-metropolitan county West Sussex Status Non-metropolitan district Admin HQ Shoreham-by-Sea Incorporated 1 April 1974 Government – Type Non-metropolitan district council – Body Adur District Council – Leadership Alternative - Sec. 31 (Conservative) – MPs Tim Loughton Area – Total 16.1 sq mi (41.80 km2) Area rank 285th (of 326) Population (2010 est.) – Total 61,600 – Rank 310th (of 326) – Density 3,816.8/sq mi (1,473.7/km2) – Ethnicity 95.9% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0) – Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1) ONS code 45UB OS grid reference TQ220051 Website www.adur.gov.uk
Adur is a local government district of West Sussex, England. It is named after the River Adur and is historically part of the English county of Sussex. The council is based in Shoreham-by-Sea and the district has a population of 59,627 according to the 2001 census.
Sompting, Lancing, Shoreham-by-Sea (or Shoreham) and Southwick form a strip of settlements on the south coast, between Worthing and Brighton and Hove collectively known as the Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton conurbation. Coombes is inland. Fishersgate and Kingston by Sea (also known as Kingston Buci) are also small areas in the south east of the district.
Shoreham Airport is located in the Adur district, west of Shoreham-by-Sea and just east of Lancing.
The Adur festival happens in the first two weeks of June every year.
Elections to the district council are held every 2 years since the 2004 election, when the council changed to being elected by halves instead of by thirds. The Conservative party has had a majority on the council since the 2002 election. As of the 2010 election the council is composed of the following councillors:-
Year Conservatives Liberal Democrat Shoreham Beach Residents Association 2010 25 2 2
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