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Coordinates: 50°34′55″N 3°37′41″W / 50.582°N 3.628°W / 50.582; -3.628

Teignbridge
Teignbridge
District

Non-metropolitan district

Teignbridge
Teignbridge
shown within Devon

Sovereign state United Kingdom

Constituent country England

Region South West England

Non-metropolitan county Devon

Status Non-metropolitan district

Admin HQ Newton Abbot

Incorporated 1 April 1974

Government

 • Type Non-metropolitan district
Non-metropolitan district
council

 • Body Teignbridge
Teignbridge
District Council

 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)

 • MPs Anne Marie Morris Mel Stride

Area

 • Total 246.3 sq mi (637.9 km2)

Area rank 56th (of 326)

Population (mid-2016 est.)

 • Total 129,900

 • Rank 166th (of 326)

 • Density 530/sq mi (200/km2)

 • Ethnicity 96.2% White British

Time zone GMT (UTC0)

 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)

ONS code 18UH (ONS) E07000045 (GSS)

OS grid reference SX8475477137

Website www.teignbridge.gov.uk

Teignbridge
Teignbridge
is a local government district in Devon, England. Its council is based in Newton Abbot. Other towns in the district include Ashburton, Dawlish
Dawlish
and Teignmouth. It is named for the old Teignbridge
Teignbridge
hundred. The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the Ashburton, Buckfastleigh, Dawlish, Newton Abbot and Teignmouth
Teignmouth
urban districts along with Newton Abbot
Newton Abbot
Rural District and part of St Thomas Rural District. Politics[edit] See also: Teignbridge
Teignbridge
local elections Elections to the borough council are held every four years, with all of the 46 seats on the council being elected at each election. The council had been under no overall control since the 1983, until the Conservatives gained a majority in the 2011 elections. The political composition of the borough has been as follows:

Date

Conservative +/-

Liberal Democrat +/-

Independent +/- Control

2003[1] 13

16

14

NOC

2007[2] 18 +5 21 +5 7 -7 NOC

2011[3] 26 +8 13 -8 7 = Conservative

2015[4] 29 +3 12 -1 5 -2 Conservative

Dec 2016[5][6] 27 -2 14 +2 5 = Conservative

Feb 2018[7][8][9] 25 -2 16 +2 5 = Conservative

Settlements[edit] Teignbridge
Teignbridge
contains the following towns and villages:

Abbotskerswell Ashburton Ashcombe Ashton Bickington Bishopsteignton Bovey Tracey Bridford Brimley Broadhempston Buckfastleigh Buckland in the Moor Christow Chudleigh Cockwood Coffinswell Combe Fishacre Combeinteignhead Dainton Dawlish Dawlish
Dawlish
Warren Denbury Doddiscombsleigh Dunchideock Dunsford Exminster Forder Green Gabwell Gappah Haytor vale Heathfield Hennock Holcombe Humber Ide Ideford Ilsington Ipplepen Kenn Kennford Kenton Kingskerswell Kingsteignton Liverton Lustleigh Luton Mamhead Manaton Moretonhampstead Nadderwater Netherton Newton Abbot North Bovey North Whilborough Ogwell Pathfinder Village Ponsworthy Poundsgate Powderham Ringmore Shaldon Shillingford Abbot Shillingford St George Sigford South Knighton Starcross Stokeinteignhead Tedburn St Mary Teign Village Teigngrace Teignmouth Torbryan Trusham Water Whitestone Widecombe-in-the-Moor Woodland

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Plymouth Torbay

Boroughs or districts

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Major settlements

Ashburton Axminster Bampton Barnstaple Bideford Bovey Tracey Bradninch Brixham Buckfastleigh Budleigh Salterton Chagford Chudleigh Chulmleigh Crediton Cullompton Dartmouth Dawlish Exeter Exmouth Great Torrington Hartland Hatherleigh Holsworthy Honiton Ilfracombe Ivybridge Kingsbridge Kingsteignton Lynton Modbury Moretonhampstead Newton Abbot North Tawton Northam Okehampton Ottery St Mary Paignton Plymouth Plympton Salcombe Seaton Sidmouth South Molton Tavistock Teignmouth Tiverton Topsham Torquay Totnes See also: List of civil parishes in Devon

Rivers

Ashburn Avon Axe Barle Bovey Bray Burn Clyst Creedy Culm Dart East Dart West Dart Erme Exe Heddon Lemon Lew Lumburn Lyd East Lyn West Lyn Meavy Mole Okement East Okement West Okement Otter Plym Sid Swincombe Tamar Tavy Taw Teign Thrushel Torridge Walkham Wallabrooke East Webburn West Webburn Wolf Yealm

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References[edit]

^ "District Election Results, 2003". Teignbridge
Teignbridge
District Council. Retrieved 5 January 2017.  ^ "District Election Results, 2007". Teignbridge
Teignbridge
District Council. Retrieved 5 January 2017.  ^ "District Election Results, 2011". Teignbridge
Teignbridge
District Council. Retrieved 5 January 2017.  ^ "District Election Results, 2015". Teignbridge
Teignbridge
District Council. Retrieved 5 January 2017.  ^ "District and Town Council By-Elections - 15 December 2016". Teignbridge
Teignbridge
District Council. Retrieved 5 January 2017.  ^ "Lib Dems win two seats in Teignbridge
Teignbridge
Council". Torquay
Torquay
Herald Express. Retrieved 5 January 2017.  ^ "By-elections - Chudleigh
Chudleigh
and Dawlish". Teignbridge
Teignbridge
District Council. Retrieved 15 February 2018.  ^ @britainelects (15 February 2018). " Chudleigh
Chudleigh
(Teignbridge) result: LDEM: 41.0% (+31.1) CON: 40.3% (+14.6) LAB: 18.7% (+7.0) No Ind(s) as prev" (Tweet) – via Twitter.  ^ @britainelects (15 February 2018). " Dawlish
Dawlish
Central & North East (Teignbridge) result: LDEM: 70.6% +52.4) CON: 29.4% (+5.6) Liberal Democrat GAIN from Conservative" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 

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