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1973 No. 551

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES

The English Non-Metropolitan Districts (Names) Order 1973

Made

26th March 1973

Coming into Operation

1st May 1973

The Secretary of State for the Environment, upon consideration of proposals made to him by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England and in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 3 to the Local Government Act 1972 and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following order:—

Title and commencement

1.  This order may be cited as the English Non-metropolitan Districts (Names) Order 1973 and shall come into operation on 1st May 1973.

Interpretation

2.—(1) The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply for the interpretation of this order as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

(2) In this order—

non-metropolitan district” means a district in a non-metropolitan county the area of which is defined by reference to the areas specified in respect thereof (by reference to administrative areas existing immediately before the passing of the Local Government Act 1972) in column (2) of the Part of the Schedule to the order of 1972 relating to the county;

reference number” in relation to any non-metropolitan district in a non-metropolitan county named in column (1) of the Schedule to this order means the reference number of the district as specified in column (1) of the Part of the Schedule to the order of 1972 relating to the county;

and in these definitions “the order of 1972” means the English dNon-metropolitan Districts (Definition) Order 1972(1).

Names of non-metropolitan districts

3.  In the non-metropolitan counties named in column (1) of the Schedule to this order each non-metropolitan district identified by its reference number in column (2) shall bear the name specified in respect of the district in column (3).

Signed by the authority of the Secretary of State, 26th March 1973.

C. J. Pearce

An Under Secretary in the Department of the Environment

SCHEDULE

(1)(2)(3)
Name of countyReference number of districtName of district
Avon

1

2

3

4

5

6

Northavon

Bristol

Kingswood

Woodspring

Wansdyke

Bath

Bedfordshire

1

2

3

4

Bedford

Mid Bedfordshire

South Bedfordshire

Luton

Berkshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

Newbury

Reading

Workingham

Windsor and Maidenhead

Slough

Bracknell

Buckinghamshire

1

2

3

4

5

Milton Keynes

Aylesbury Vale

Wycombe

Chiltern

Beaconsfield

Cambridgeshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

Peterborough

Fenland

Huntingdon

East Cambridgeshire

South Cambridgeshire

Cambridge

Cheshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Warrington

Halton

Ellesmere Port

Vale Royal

Macclesfield

Chester

Crewe

Congleton

Cleveland

1

2

3

4

Hartlepool

Stock-on-Tees

Middlesbrough

Langbaurgh

Cornwall

1

2

3

4

5

6

North Cornwall

Restormel

Caradon

Penwith

Kerrier

Carrick

Cumbria

1

2

3

4

5

6

Carlisle

Allerdale

Eden

Copeland

South Lakeland

Barrow-in-Furness

Derbyshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

High Peak

Chesterfield

West Derbyshire

North East Derbyshire

Bolsover

Amber Valley

Derby

Erewash

South Derbyshire

Devon

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Torridge

North Devon

West Devon

Tiverton

Teignbridge

Exeter

East Devon

Plymouth

South Hams

Torbay

Dorset

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

West Dorset

North Dorset

Wimborne

Weymouth and Portland

Purbeck

Poole

Bournemouth

Christchurch

Durham

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Derwentside

Chester-le-Street

Wear Valley

Durham

Easington

Teesdale

Sedgefield

Darlington

East Sussex

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Wealden

Rother

Hove

Brighton

Lewes

Eastbourne

Hastings

Essex

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Uttlesford

Braintree

Colchester

Tendring

Harlow

Epping Forest

Chelmsford

Maldon

Brentwood

Basildon

Rochford

Thurrock

Castle Point

Southend-on-Sea

Gloucestershire

1

2

3

4

5

6

Tewkesbury

Forest of Dean

Gloucester

Cheltenham

Cotswold

Stroud

Hampshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

Basingstoke

Hartley Wintney

Rushmoor

Test Valley

Winchester

Petersfield

New Forest

Southampton

Eastleigh

Fareham

Gosport

Portsmouth

Havant

Hereford and Worcester

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

Wyre Forest

Bromsgrove

Redditch

Leominster

South Herefordshire

Hereford

Malvern Hills

Worcester

Wychavon

Hertfordshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

North Hertfordshire

Stevenage

East Hertfordshire

Dacorum

St. Albans

Welwyn Hatfield

Broxbourne

Three Rivers

Watford

Hertsmere

Humberside

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

North Wolds

Boothferry

Beverley

Kingston upon Hull

Holderness

Scunthorpe

Glanford

Clethorpes

Grimsby

Isle of Wight

1

2

Medina

South Wight

Kent

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Dartford

Gravesham

Medway

Gillingham

Swale

Canterbury

Dover

Thanet

Sevenoaks

Tonbridge and Malling

Maidstone

Tunbridge Wells

Ashford

Shepway

Lancashire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Lancaster

Wyre

Ribble Valley

Blackpool

Fylde

Preston

South Ribble

West Lancashire

Chorley

Blackburn

Hyndburn

Burnley

Pendle

Rossendale

Leicestershire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

North West Leicestershire

Charnwood

Melton

Bosworth

Leicester

Blaby

Oadby and Wigston

Harborough

Rutland

Lincolnshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

West Lindsey

East Lindsey

Lincoln

North Kesteven

Boston

South Kesteven

South Holland

Norfolk

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Pastonacres

West Norfolk

Breckland

Norwich

Broadland

Great Yarmouth

South Norfolk

North Yorkshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Richmondshire

Hambleton

Ryedale

Scarborough

Craven

Harrogate

York

Selby

Northamptonshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Corby

Kettering

East Northamptonshire

Daventry

Northampton

Wellingborough

South Northamptonshire

Northumberland

1

2

3

4

5

6

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Alnwick

Tynedale

Castle Morpeth

Wansbeck

Blyth Valley

Nottinghamshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Bassetlaw

Mansfield

Newark

Ashfield

Broxtowe

Nottingham

Gedling

Rushcliffe

Oxfordshire

1

2

3

4

5

West Oxfordshire

Cherwell

Oxford

Vale of White Horse

Wallingford

Salop

1

2

3

4

5

6

Oswestry

North Shropshire

Shrewsbury

Wrekin

South Shropshire

Bridgnorth

Somerset

1

2

3

4

5

Sedgemoor

Mendip

West Somerset

Taunton Deane

Yeovil

Staffordshire

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

Staffordshire Moorlands

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Stoke-on-Trent

Stafford

East Staffordshire

South Staffordshire

Cannock Chase

Lichfield

Tamworth

Suffolk

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Waveney

Forest Heath

St. Edmundsbury

Mid Suffolk

Suffolk Coastal

Babergh

Ipswich

Surrey

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

Runnymede

Spelthorne

Surrey Heath

Woking

Elmbridge

Epsom and Ewell

Guildford

Mole Valley

Reigate and Banstead

Tandridge

Waverley

Warwickshire

1

2

3

4

5

North Warwickshire

Nuneaton

Rugby

Warwick

Stratford-on-Avon

West Sussex

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Crawley

Chichester

Horsham

Mid Sussex

Arun

Worthing

Adur

Wiltshire

1

2

3

4

5

North Wiltshire

Thamesdown

West Wiltshire

Kennet

Salisbury

EXPLANATORY NOTE

This Order provides names for the non-metropolitan districts in England.

(1)

(1972 III, p. 6024).

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