King’s Lynn and West Norfolk is a local government district which also holds borough status within the ceremonial county of Norfolk, in the East Anglia region of southern England. The district is made up of the urban area of King’s Lynn itself, together with 102 surrounding parishes.
King’s Lynn and West Norfolk is the westernmost of Norfolk’s seven districts and alongside the eponymous town, notable settlements in the district include the likes of Sandringham, Old Hunstanton and Holme next the Sea. The district has a long coastline on the North Sea, is close to the popular Norfolk Broads region and as such sees a good deal of tourism throughout the year but especially in the summer.
The Formation Of King’s Lynn And West Norfolk
As is true of the majority of local government districts within the UK, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk officially came into being on the 1st April 1974 as a result of the passage of the 1972 local government act. That act created a huge raft of new districts, usually from mergers of former, smaller administrative entities.
In the case of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, the previous entities which were merged were the Municipal Borough of King’s Lynn, the Hunstanton and Downham Market urban districts, the Docking Rural District, Downham Rural District, Freebridge Lynn Rural District and Marshland Rural District. The district was originally called simply West Norfolk, but eventually changed its name in the year 1981.
The Population Of King’s Lynn And West Norfolk
According to the most recently released census data, the westernmost of Norfolk’s districts is home to 135,345 in 58,338 households, many of which are found in the King’s Lynn urban area. What this tells us is that the district is a busy and bustling one which unfortunately is also likely to see its fair share of accidents and injuries. It is for that reason, therefore, that we will now turn our attention to King’s Lynn and West Norfolk accident claim proceedings.
A King’s Lynn And West Norfolk Accident Claim
A resident of the Norfolk district is entitled to make a King’s Lynn and West Norfolk accident claim if and when they have suffered and injury which was definitively somebody else’s fault. This is so that they can gain recompense for the pain that they have suffered and the best people to trust with the handling of such a King’s Lynn and West Norfolk accident claim are undoubtedly Accident Advice Helpline.
You can benefit from their expert advice and guidance by calling either 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you prefer to call on your mobile phone.
Date Published: 8th November 2014
Author: David Brown