Covering 612 square kilometres, Braintree District is the second largest district in Essex. We sit just behind Uttlesford at 641 square kilometres.
90% of Braintree District is green space and contains 31 different parks and open spaces.
Our district has over 9800 businesses in it and our residents have an average income that is 8.7% higher than the England national average.
Residents in our district also say that safety is their number one priority. This is reflected in our crime rate, which is 24% lower than the England national average.