Borough of Erewash

Erewash (/ˈɛrəwɒʃ/ (listen)) is a non-metropolitan district and borough in eastern Derbyshire, England, to the east of Derby and the west of Nottingham. The population of the district as taken at the 2011 Census was 112,081.[2] It contains the towns of Ilkeston, Long Eaton and Sandiacre and fourteen civil parishes.

Borough of Erewash
Shown within Derbyshire
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionEast Midlands
Administrative countyDerbyshire
Admin. HQIlkeston
  TypeErewash Borough Council
  Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
  MPs:Pauline Latham,
Maggie Throup
  Total42.3 sq mi (109.6 km2)
Area rank207th
 (mid-2018 est.)
  RankRanked 206th
  Density2,700/sq mi (1,100/km2)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
ONS code17UG (ONS)
E07000036 (GSS)
Ethnicity96.7% White
1.3% S.Asian[1]

The borough was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Ilkeston, the Long Eaton urban district and part of South East Derbyshire Rural District.

The borough council's headquarters are split between each of the main urban areas at Long Eaton and Ilkeston Town Halls.


The borough is home to the public school, Trent College, The Long Eaton School in Long Eaton, Erewash and its junior/preparatory school, The Elms School.

Broomfield Hall of Derby College is located in Morley.[3]

Derby Japanese School (ダービー日本人補習校 Dābī Nihonjin Hoshūkō), a Japanese weekend school, holds its classes in Broomfield Hall.[3]


  1. "Neighbourhood Statistics – Erewash (Local Authority)". Office for National Statistics. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 3 December 2008.
  2. "Borough population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
  3. "ダービー日本人補習校 (Derby Japanese School)."Derby Japanese School. Retrieved on 14 February 2015." c/o Derby College"

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