England and Scotland land £363m broadband windfall

England and Scotland land £363m broadband windfall

Summary: The multimillion pound funding will come to the areas of England and Scotland that need it most, in order to provide people living in those towns and villages with connections of at least 2Mbps



Constituent authoritiesTotal premises in white areas
Total number
White as a % of
Indicative BDUK allocation
1. BedfordshireBedford, Central Bedfordshire, Luton34,865259,74513.4%£1,060,000
2. BerkshireBracknell Forest, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead, Wokingham29,027364,5438.0%£1,430,000
3. BuckinghamshireBuckinghamshire, Milton Keynes54,703322,48617.0%£2,100,000
4. CambridgeshireCambridgeshire, Peterborough140,956348,34540.5%£6,750,000
5. CheshireCheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Halton, Warrington100,613476,24821.1%£3,240,000
6. Cornwall and the Isles of ScillyCornwall, Isles of Scilly232,361261,14389.0%£0 (presumed covered by BT broadband measure)
7. CumbriaCumbria240,683250,08196.2%£17,130,000
8. DerbyshireDerbyshire, Derby188,043468,97140.1%£7,390,000
9. Devon and SomersetDevon, Plymouth, Torbay, Somerset, North Somerset563,022877,22064.2%£31,320,000
10. DorsetDorset, Bournemouth, Poole172,670357,68048.3%£9,440,000
11. DurhamCounty Durham, Gateshead144,692338,40442.8%£7,790,000
12. East SussexEast Sussex, Brighton and Hove226,530362,23062.5%£10,640,000
13. EssexEssex, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock219,525773,86628.4%£6,460,000
14. GloucestershireGloucestershire150,405276,84954.3%£8,070,000
15. Greater LondonGreater London34,8773,326,4701.0%£0 (presumed covered by private sector)
16. Greater ManchesterBolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan71,1711,221,9075.8%£990,000
17. Hampshire and the Isle of WightHampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, Southampton227,592846,50226.9%£8,420,000
18. HerefordshireCounty Of Herefordshire83,96284,12899.8%£6,350,000
19. HertfordshireHertfordshire39,126485,7018.1%£1,110,000
20. HumberCity Of Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire(not all KCOM data available yet)365,075(not all KCOM data available yet)£8,540,000 (subject to revision)
21. KentKent, Medway279,001760,14936.7%£9,870,000
22. LancashireLancashire, Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool260,716673,59238.7%£10,830,000
23. Leicestershire and RutlandLeicestershire, Leicester, Rutland109,190434,63625.1%£3,880,000
24. LincolnshireLincolnshire230,963331,63969.6%£14,310,000
25. MerseysideKnowsley, Liverpool, St. Helens, Sefton, Wirral105,884636,89516.6%£5,460,000
26. NorfolkNorfolk274,175410,64366.8%£15,440,000
27. NorthamptonshireNorthamptonshire74,118310,49123.9%£4,080,000
28. NorthumberlandNorthumberland108,508152,80471.0%£7,030,000
29. North YorkshireNorth Yorkshire, York247,864372,01066.6%£17,840,000
30. NottinghamshireNottinghamshire, Nottingham117,650495,51123.7%£4,250,000
31. OxfordshireOxfordshire83,570280,87829.8%£3,860,000
32. ShropshireShropshire, Telford and Wrekin101,413211,09948.0%£8,210,000
33. South YorkshireBarnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield227,635605,71037.6%£0 (presumed covered by Digital Region Limited)
34. StaffordshireStaffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent178,158495,28336.0%£7,440,000
35. SuffolkSuffolk226,184339,99366.5%£11,680,000
36. SurreySurrey52,822491,86310.7%£1,310,000
37. Tees ValleyDarlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees26,550305,8508.7%£770,000
38. Tyne and WearNewcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland119,004424,45128.0%£3,420,000
39. WarwickshireWarwickshire, Coventry, Solihull119,757477,30525.1%£4,070,000
40. West of EnglandBath and North East Somerset, City of Bristol, South Gloucestershire54,560377,59114.4%£1,430,000
41. West MidlandsBirmingham, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton95,611938,23310.2%£630,000
42. West SussexWest Sussex175,526371,33447.3%£6,260,000
43. West YorkshireBradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield212,3361,000,58321.2%£6,340,000
44. WiltshireWiltshire, Swindon104,145302,14234.5%£4,900,000
45. WorcestershireWorcestershire63,280255,75424.7%£3,350,000

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  • er - where is Scotland? I can't see any allocations, or is it just me?
  • yes exactly what i was thinking, where is Scotland on this table, once again we are an after thought of the English, what i suggest we do is vote YES on the independence referendum and leave Britain to the English and we can leave with our oil revenue, lets hear them bleat about that
  • Hello, the figures for Scotland have not been made available. It's up to the Scottish government to decide allocation. I've tweaked the story slightly to clarify the numbers on page 2 are for England only - thanks!
    Jon Yeomans
  • For the benefit of the Scots, there's no need to moan about the unfairness of it all as it's up to your devolved government how to allocate your share (£68.8m) of the pot: http://www.culture.gov.uk/news/news_stories/8389.aspx
  • Yeh! Stop moaning Scots. Think yourselves lucky you're getting such a huge slice of the superfast broadband cake. By all means vote YES on the referendum fro independence, then us south of the border will be able to stop subsidising you all!