City, town and village /Country England / Non-metropolitan county Essex / Colchester

Information on the city of Colchester

The city of Colchester is located in England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the civic centre of Colchester at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the civic centre’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Colchester by City, town and village the 10 May 2021

Colchester civic centre

Address of Colchester civic centreColchesterCivic centre Colchester
Customer Service Centre PO Box 884 Town Hall

Colchester CO1 1FR
United Kingdom

Work+44 0120628222
Civic centre phone number0120628222
International: +44 0120628222
Civic centre fax numberNot available
Civic centre emailLoading...
Colchester, ENG official
Opening hours civic centre  ColchesterPhone: Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Colchester mayor

Demographics of Colchester

Name of Colchester inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants181 000 population72 / 51
Population density in Colchester1 407,0 pop/sq mi (543,2 pop/km²)

Colchester administrative numbers

Colchester city postcodeCO1 1FR

Information on the city of Colchester

Cities twinned with Colchester
China YangzhouFrance AvignonGermany Wetzlar
Italy ImolaUnited States Colchester
Natural parksColchester isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Colchester

Royal Air Force Wethersfield 28.9 km
London Southend Airport 38.1 km
Royal Air Force Woodbridge 40.6 km

Colchester territory

Colchester area128,64 sq mi (333,18 km²)
Colchester altitude89 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 51.8886
Longitude: 0.90361
Latitude: 51° 53' 19'' North
Longitude: 0° 54' 13'' East
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Distance between Colchester and other main cities of the country

London : 83 km closestBristol : 246 kmBirmingham : 202 km
Leeds : 269 kmGlasgow : 557 kmSheffield : 231 km
Bradford : 277 kmManchester : 275 kmEdinburgh : 525 km
Liverpool : 312 kmCardiff : 286 kmWakefield : 257 km
Coventry : 175 kmWigan : 300 kmDudley : 215 km
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Hotel offers in Colchester

Leisure and activities in Colchester surrounding area

No activities found in town Colchester

Other information on the city of Colchester

Nuclear power plantBradwell nuclear power station 16 km