Borough of Hartlepool

The Borough of Hartlepool is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of County Durham, in north-east England. It is centred on, and named after, the town of Hartlepool.

Borough of Hartlepool
Hartlepool within County Durham and England
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth East England
Combined authorityTees Valley
Ceremonial countyCounty Durham
Admin. HQHartlepool
  TypeHartlepool Borough Council
  Leadership:Council Leader
  LeaderShane Robert Moore (Independent Union)
  Tees Valley MayorBen Houchen
  MPs:Jill Mortimer (C)
  Total36.12 sq mi (93.56 km2)
Area rank222nd
 (mid-2019 est.)
  RankRanked 260th
  Density2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
ONS code00EB (ONS)
E06000001 (GSS)
Ethnicity97.9% White
1.0% S.Asian
(Census 2011)

In 2003 it had a resident population of 90,161, increasing to 92,028 at the 2011 Census.[1] It borders Stockton-on-Tees to the south and Redcar and Cleveland to the south-east along the line of the River Tees.

It is made up of 17 council wards and since the 1983 parliamentary redistribution is coterminous with the Hartlepool constituency. The local authority is Hartlepool Borough Council; the borough is a member of the Tees Valley combined authority.