North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire
Borough of North Lincolnshire
—  Unitary, Borough  —
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Ceremonial county Unitary
Admin. HQ Scunthorpe
 – Type North Lincolnshire Council
 – Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
 – Executive: Conservative
 – MPs: Andrew Percy (C)
Nic Dakin (L) Martin Vickers (C)
 – Total 326.8 sq mi (846.3 km2)
Area rank 41st
Population (2010 est.)
 – Total 161,300
 – Rank Ranked 112th
 – Density 493.6/sq mi (190.6/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 – Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)
ISO 3166-2
ONS code 00FD
OS grid reference
Ethnicity 96.5% White
2.0% S.Asian[1]

North Lincolnshire is a unitary authority area in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in England. For ceremonial purposes it is part of Lincolnshire.

The 846 km2 (327 sq mi) council area lies on the south side of the Humber estuary and consists mainly of agricultural land, including land on either side of the River Trent. It borders onto North East Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire. The council's administrative base is at Pittwood House in Scunthorpe.

Before the creation of Humberside in 1974, it was part of Lincolnshire, becoming North Lincolnshire only in 1996, on the abolition of Humberside. Until 1 April 1996, the area had been part of Humberside. The district was formed by a merger of the boroughs of Glanford and Scunthorpe, and southern Boothferry.

North Lincolnshire is also home to the Haxey Hood, which is a traditional event which takes place in Haxey on 6 January in the afternoon and is a kind of large rugby football scrum where a leather tube (called the "hood") is pushed to 1 of 4 pubs, where it remains until next year's game.

There are three significant towns: Scunthorpe (the administrative centre), Brigg and Barton-upon-Humber.


Towns and villages


The Labour Party took control of the council, with a majority of 1, from the Conservatives after the 2007 election where the Labour Party had 22 councillors elected. The Conservative Party held 18 seats, the Liberal Democrats held 1 seat and the Independents held two seats.[2] After the 2011 election, the Conservatives regained control of the council with 23 seats, the Labour Party falling to 20 seats.

The area is represented in parliament by three MPs. At the 2010 election the Labour Party retained the Scunthorpe seat and the Conservative Party won the Brigg and Goole seat and the Cleethorpes seat which includes the Barton area.

North Lincolnshire operates under a Cabinet and Leader form of governance. The cabinet has eight members from the largest political party elected to the cabinet by the council of 43.[3] Cabinet members make decisions on their portfolio individually.[4]


This is a chart of trend of regional gross value added of North and North East Lincolnshire at current basic prices published (pp. 240–253) by Office for National Statistics with figures in millions of British Pounds Sterling. 2004 onwards published (pp. 139) in 2007

Year Regional Gross Value Added[5] Agriculture[6] Industry[7] Services[8]
1995 3,512 82 1,701 1,729
2000 3,861 60 1,805 1,997
2003 4,569 62 1,896 2,611
2004 4,838 - - -
2005 4,941 - - -
2006 5,126 - - -
2007 5,494 - - -

Eastern Airways has its head office in the Schiphol House on the grounds of Humberside Airport in Kirmington, North Lincolnshire.[9] Scunthorpe is the home of the Tata owned Appleby-Frodingham steel plant, one of the largest and most successful plants in Europe. Port operations, green energy, logistics, agriculture and food processing are important elements of the areas employment profile.


St. Hybald Church in Hibaldstow, Brigg  


  1. ^ Office for National Statistics
  2. ^ "North Lincolnshire Council election results for 2007". North Lincolnshire Council. Retrieved 27 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cabinet". North Lincolnshire Council. Retrieved 2010-05-10. 
  4. ^ "Decision Making By Cabinet Members". North Lincolnshire Council. Retrieved 2010-05-10. 
  5. ^ Components may not sum to totals due to rounding
  6. ^ includes hunting and forestry
  7. ^ includes energy and construction
  8. ^ includes financial intermediation services indirectly measured
  9. ^ "Contact Us." Eastern Airways. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.

Coordinates: 53°36′N 0°39′W / 53.60°N 0.65°W / 53.60; -0.65

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