Teignbridge is in south Devon between Exeter and Torquay and the south eastern area of Dartmoor. The District covers 260 square miles and has a varied geography and environments ranging from coastal resorts and busy market towns to rural countryside and wild moorland. The District was formed on 1st April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972
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Facts and Figures
Teignbridge has a population of 128,830. Newton Abbot is the largest settlement in Teignbridge and is where 18% of the district's population lived in 2011. The seaside towns of Dawlish and Teignmouth account for a further 11% and 12% of the population respectively.
Teignbridge is divided into 25 different areas which are known as Wards, see the District Ward Maps and the Ward Profiles. The Council has 46 Councillors who are elected every four years and they represent these Wards. Some Councillors have political affiliations but will represent you regardless of their political beliefs or yours, see the Political Make-Up of Council .
Council leadership and structure
- Leader of Teignbridge District Council
- Chairman of Teignbridge District Council
- Chief Executive
- Management staff and salaries
Councillors and committees
Financial plans and spending
The Constitution sets out the Council's rules of operation. It also contains a useful section which explains the rights of members of the public in their dealings with the Council.
- Council Plan 2011 - 2015
- Facts and Figures
- Multimedia Centre
- Teignbridge Crime and Disorder Partnership
- Teignbridge Strategic Partnership
- Neighbouring Councils
Teignbridge is divided into 25 different areas which are known as Wards.