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Spelthorne

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Borough of Spelthorne
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Spelthorne


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Geography
Status:Borough
Region:South East England
Admin. County:Surrey
Area:
- Total
Ranked 298th
51.16 km²
Admin. HQ:Staines
ONS code:43UH
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 255th
88,993
1,740 / km²
Ethnicity:94.3% White
2.8% S.Asian
Politics
Arms of Spelthorne Borough Council
Spelthorne Borough Council
http://www.spelthorne.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative
MP:David Wilshire

Spelthorne is a local government district and borough in Surrey, England. It includes the towns of Ashford, Laleham, Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell and Sunbury.

The borough was originally part of Middlesex. When the rest of Middlesex was absorbed into Greater London in 1965, the area of Spelthorne was transferred to Surrey. On April 1, 1974 the Sunbury and Staines urban districts were merged to form the borough of Spelthorne.

The borough remained inside the Metropolitan Police District, and was not transferred to Surrey Police until 2000.

The district is named after an ancient hundred of Middlesex, which covered also East Bedfont, Feltham and Hanworth, all in the London Borough of Hounslow.

Spelthorne is twinned with Melun in France.

See also


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