On the 1st April 2015 Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council assumed responsibility for the new Council area, following the amalgmation of Lisburn City Council and Castlereagh Borough Council.
The Council, made up of 40 Elected Members, represents 140,205 residents in 58,868 homes and covers an area of nearly 200 square miles.
If you currently live in Castlereagh or Lisburn the majority of homes have transferred over into the new Council, however some former residents will now be within the Belfast City Council area.
Lisburn & Castlereagh District Electoral Areas
The new Council is represented by seven District Electoral Areas:
Ballyhanwood, Carrowreagh, Dundonald, Enler, Graham’s Bridge, Moneyreagh
Beechill, Cairnshill, Carryduff East, Carryduff West, Galwally, Knockbracken, Newtownbreda
Ballymacbrennan, Dromara, Drumbo, Hillhall, Ravernet
Blaris, Hillsborough, Lagan, Maze, Moira
Ballinderry, Glenavy, Maghaberry, Stoneyford, White Mountain
Derriaghy, Harmony Hill, Hilden, Lambeg, Magheralave, Wallace Park
Ballymacash, Ballymacoss, Knockmore, Lagan Valley, Lisnagarvey, Old Warren
Areas transferring to Belfast City Council
The following areas have been transferred to the new Belfast City Council area:
Former Castlereagh Borough Area
Minnowburn, Belvoir, Ballyhanwood (part of), Cregagh, Downshire, Galwally, Glencregagh, Hillfoot, Lisnasharragh, Lower Braniel, Merok, Tullycarnet, Upper Braniel and Wynchurch – This covers the area from Milltown Road to Newtownbreda, plus the Glencregagh, Manse and Middle Braniel Roads, up to Gilnahirk and Tullycarnet.
Former Lisburn City Area
Dunmurry Village, Colin Glen, Kilwee, Lagmore, Twinbrook, Poleglass, Edenderry
To find out more information about areas transferring to Belfast City Council please visit www.belfastcity.gov.uk