Borough of Corby
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Borough of Corby
Borough of Corby
Corby town centre
Corby town centre
Borough of Corby shown within Northamptonshire
Borough of Corby shown within Northamptonshire
Coordinates: 52°29?29?N 0°41?47?W / 52.4914°N 0.69645°W / 52.4914; -0.69645
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionEast Midlands
Non-metropolitan countyNorthamptonshire
StatusNon-metropolitan district
Admin HQCorby
 o TypeNon-metropolitan district council
 o Borough councilCorby Borough Council (Labour)
 o MayorRay Bebey
 o MPsTom Pursglove (Con)
 o Total31.00 sq mi (80.28 km2)
Area rank233rd (of 309)
(mid-2019 est.)
 o Total72,218
 o Rank295th (of 309)
 o Density2,300/sq mi (900/km2)
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
Area code(s)01536
ONS code34UB (ONS)
E07000150 (GSS)
OS grid referenceSP897887

Corby was a non-metropolitan district with borough status[1] in the county of Northamptonshire, England. It bordered East Northamptonshire, Harborough, Kettering and Rutland. In 2011 the district had a population of 61,607.[2] The council, Corby Borough Council was based at the Cube in the town of Corby.[3]

Civil parishes

Corby unparished area

Corby district contains the unparished area of Corby[4][5] and the civil parishes of Cottingham, East Carlton, Gretton, Middleton, Rockingham, Stanion and Weldon.[6]


Corby district contains the wards of "Beanfield", "Central, "Danesholme", "Kingswood & Hazel Leys", "Lodge Park", "Lloyds", "Oakley North", "Oakley South", "Rowlett", "Rural West", "Stanion & Corby Village" and "Weldon & Gretton".[6]


The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of Corby Urban District and part of Kettering Rural District.[7][8] In 1993 it was granted borough status.[9][10]


The district was abolished on 1 April 2021 and merged with East Northamptonshire, Kettering and Wellingborough to form North Northamptonshire.[11]

See also


  1. ^ "The Corby (Electoral Changes) Order 2014 No. 3287". Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Corby". City Population De. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Contact us". Corby Borough Council. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Corby Registration District". UKBMD. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Corby". City Population De. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Corby". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "The English Non-metropolitan Districts (Definition) Order 1972". Retrieved 2021.
  8. ^ "The English Non-metropolitan Districts (Names) Order 1973". Retrieved 2021.
  9. ^ "History of Corby". Corby Borough Council. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Northamptonshire". Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Home". Future Northants North. Retrieved 2020.

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