Borough of Corby

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Borough of Corby
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Corby town centre
Corby UK locator map.svg
Borough of Corby shown within Northamptonshire
Coordinates: 52°29′29″N0°41′47″W / 52.4914°N 0.69645°W / 52.4914; -0.69645
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East Midlands
Non-metropolitan county Northamptonshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQCorby
  TypeNon-metropolitan district council
  Borough councilCorby Borough Council (Labour)
  MayorRay Bebey
   MPs Tom Pursglove (Con)
  Total31.00 sq mi (80.28 km2)
  Rank233rd (of 309)
 (mid-2019 est.)
  Rank295th (of 309)
  Density2,300/sq mi (900/km2)
Time zone UTC0 (GMT)
  Summer (DST) UTC+1 (BST)
Area code 01536
ONS code 34UB (ONS)
E07000150 (GSS)
OS grid reference SP897887

Corby was a non-metropolitan district with borough status [1] in the county of Northamptonshire, England. It bordered the districts of East Northamptonshire, Harborough, Kettering and the county and district of Rutland. In 2021 the district had a population of 75,571. [2] The council, Corby Borough Council was based at the Cube in the town of Corby. [3]


Civil parishes

Corby unparished area within the former district Corby unparished area UK locator map.svg
Corby unparished area within the former district

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


Corby district contained 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]

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