Borough of Swindon

The Borough of Swindon is an independent administrative unit ( Unitary Authority) in the South West of England and belongs to the region South West England.

The Borough was established in 1974 as a district of the county of Wiltshire and was first called Thamesdown. Since 1 April 1997, the Borough of Swindon Wiltshire is independent and only one ceremonial purposes to this county. The administrative headquarters is located in Swindon, but is part of the Borough and the surrounding area with the towns of Badbury, Chiseldon, Highworth, Liddington, Wanborough and Wroughton.