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Coordinates: 51°14′46″N 0°33′07″W / 51.246°N 0.552°W / 51.246; -0.552

Borough of Guildford
Guildford
Shown within Surrey
Geography
Status: Borough
Region: South East England
Admin. County: Surrey
Area:
- Total
Ranked 150th
270.93 km²
Admin. HQ: Guildford
ONS code: 43UD
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2008 est.)
- Density
Ranked 144th
135,700
501 / km²
Ethnicity[1]: 93.5% White
2.1% S.Asian
1.3% Black
1.3% Mixed Race
1.7% Chinese or Other
Politics

Guildford Borough Council
http://www.guildford.gov.uk/
Logo of Guildford Borough Council
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Conservative
MPs: Paul Beresford, Michael Gove, Humfrey Malins, Anne Milton
See Guildford for the town in Surrey

Guildford (borough) is a local government district with borough status in Surrey, England. It is named after Guildford where its council is based.

The district was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merge of the municipal borough of Guildford, and Guildford Rural District.

The 3 May 2007 borough elections produced 26 Conservative seats and 22 Liberal Democrat seats.[2]

The central 'Guildford Town' area of the borough comprises the town centre and immediately surrounding areas, including: Bellfields, Boxgrove, Onslow Village, Park Barn, Stoughton, Westborough, and the (former) villages of Burpham, and Merrow.

Apart from the town of Guildford, the rest of the borough is divided into civil parishes[3]:

Guildford Parishes.png


References

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