Coordinates: 52°09′22″N 1°02′56″E / 52.1560°N 1.0489°E / 52.1560; 1.0489

Mid Suffolk District
Non-metropolitan district
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East of England
Non-metropolitan county Suffolk
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Ipswich
Incorporated 1 April 1974
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Mid Suffolk District Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Dan Poulter
David Ruffley
 • Total 336.3 sq mi (871.1 km2)
Area rank 40th (of 326)
Population (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total 100,000
 • Rank 238th (of 326)
 • Density 300/sq mi (110/km2)
 • Ethnicity 99.0% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 42UE (ONS)
E07000203 (GSS)
OS grid reference TM0853555286
Website www.MidSuffolk.gov.uk

Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council was based in Needham Market until late 2017, and are currently sharing offices with the Suffolk County Council at their headquarters in Ipswich.[1][2] The largest town of Mid Suffolk is Stowmarket. The population of the District taken at the 2011 Census was 96,731.[3]

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Eye, Stowmarket urban district, Gipping Rural District, Hartismere Rural District and Thedwastre Rural District.


The district has the most parishes in Suffolk, with a total of 123 parishes and towns.


  1. ^ "Contact Us » Babergh Mid Suffolk". www.midsuffolk.gov.uk. 
  2. ^ Geater, Paul. "Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils set to move to Ipswich in September". Ipswich Star. 
  3. ^ "District population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 

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