Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe (/ˈskʌnθɔːrp/) is a large industrial town in the unitary authority of North Lincolnshire in Lincolnshire, England of which it is the main administrative centre. Scunthorpe had an estimated total population of 82,334 in 2016. A predominantly industrial town, the town is the United Kingdom's largest steel processing centre and is also known as the "Industrial Garden Town".[2][3] It is the third largest settlement in Lincolnshire, after Lincoln and Grimsby. The Member of Parliament for Scunthorpe is Conservative politician Holly Mumby-Croft.

Scunthorpe

Church Square in the town centre
Scunthorpe
Location within Lincolnshire
Population82,334 (2016)[1]
OS grid referenceSE893102
 London145 mi (233 km) S
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSCUNTHORPE
Postcode districtDN15 – 17
Dialling code01724
PoliceHumberside
FireHumberside
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53.5809°N 0.6502°W / 53.5809; -0.6502