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Table of base station totals

This table shows the number of base stations in each UK County or Unitary Administration.

The Sitefinder database includes base stations operated by the public cellular operators, O2, Orange, 3, Tmobile and Vodafone and also the private GSM stations operated by Network Rail and the TETRA network operated by Airwave Solutions Ltd for the Emergency Services. Sitefinder displays in total 54403 blue pins, each pin represent a unique base station which has been characterized according to 4 different station types:

A shared base station where there is sharing either by technology, for example 2 different technologies at the same base station, or where 2 different operators share the same base station.

A Single operator base station using the GSM technology

A Single operator base station using the TETRA technology

A Single operator base station using the UMTS technology

Every base station is counted into one and only one of these categories.

For a description of the different technologies please see the glossary.

 

 

County

 

 

Shared

 

Single Operator or

Single Technology

 

GSM

 

TETRA

 

UMTS

Aberdeen City

102

40

6

37

Aberdeenshire

91

255

44

10

Abertawe - Swansea

70

30

9

29

Angus

45

53

18

9

Antrim

13

41

0

23

Ards

9

66

0

10

Argyll and Bute

69

94

57

6

Armagh

2

52

0

4

Ballymena

14

43

0

10

Ballymoney

1

20

0

3

Banbridge

2

35

0

5

Bath and North East Somerset

68

57

6

22

Bedfordshire County

195

140

20

69

Belfast

95

92

0

78

Blackburn with Darwen

46

19

6

18

Blackpool

40

15

3

19

Blaenau Gwent - Blaenau Gwent

15

10

5

5

Bournemouth

50

39

1

28

Bracknell Forest

49

22

2

23

Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan

50

23

8

18

Buckinghamshire County

275

188

28

99

Caerdydd - Cardiff

150

57

5

72

Caerffili - Caerphilly

49

37

7

9

Cambridgeshire County

244

218

27

63

Carrickfergus

8

10

0

11

Casnewydd - Newport

62

37

5

20

Castell-Nedd Port Talbot - Neath Port Talbot

41

28

8

12

Castlereagh

15

21

0

16

Cheshire County

326

251

43

132

Bristol, City of

178

62

4

45

Derby, City of

86

22

2

39

Edinburgh, City of

243

130

8

105

Kingston upon Hull, City of

63

29

2

39

Leicester, City of

108

46

1

49

Nottingham, City of

119

62

4

44

Peterborough, City of

66

39

2

21

Plymouth, City of

77

35

9

42

Portsmouth, City of

64

21

3

20

Southampton, City of

83

18

3

25

Stoke-on-Trent, City of

72

29

4

54

Clackmannanshire

12

21

3

2

Coleraine

8

49

0

9

Conwy - Conwy

34

64

23

10

Cookstown

4

18

0

8

Cornwall County

166

251

71

55

Herefordshire, County of

55

71

15

16

Craigavon

20

31

0

8

Cumbria County

186

258

80

80

Darlington

42

24

1

22

Derbyshire County

222

190

40

114

Derry

22

37

0

27

Devon County

236

349

98

70

Dorset County

132

144

43

27

Down

3

58

0

6

Dumfries and Galloway

69

190

39

27

Dundee City

54

23

5

43

Dungannon

5

63

0

8

Durham County

139

143

36

70

East Ayrshire

29

73

12

20

East Dunbartonshire

53

19

3

25

East Lothian

51

43

5

13

East Renfrewshire

35

16

4

21

East Riding of Yorkshire

107

108

23

32

East Sussex County

157

171

29

75

Essex County

576

332

55

184

Falkirk

68

43

5

32

Fermanagh

4

88

0

6

Fife

120

143

20

67

Glasgow City

281

101

17

140

Gloucestershire County

209

227

32

66

Greater London Authority

3668

2002

93

1086

Greater Manchester

1020

270

49

484

Gwynedd - Gwynedd

39

94

36

8

Halton

54

17

4

20

Hampshire County

575

343

73

227

Hartlepool

31

11

3

10

Hertfordshire County

592

267

33

157

Highland

191

299

93

14

Inverclyde

25

20

3

17

Isle of Wight

33

48

16

17

Isles of Scilly

1

1

1

0

Kent County

624

492

64

294

Lancashire County

423

207

39

181

Larne

6

22

0

11

Leicestershire County

217

171

31

83

Limavady

2

40

0

2

Lincolnshire County

248

242

40

74

Lisburn

26

57

0

26

Luton

59

24

2

26

Magherafelt

0

24

0

1

Medway

87

35

4

47

Merseyside

595

116

31

180

Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil

20

16

3

1

Middlesbrough

45

19

2

23

Midlothian

33

27

5

14

Milton Keynes

93

77

7

33

Moray

28

68

15

5

Moyle

0

33

0

2

Na H-Eileanan an Iar

16

44

21

0

Newry and Mourne

7

52

0

5

Newtownabbey

20

15

0

25

Norfolk County

260

344

58

61

North Ayrshire

39

41

14

22

North Down

24

23

0

36

North East Lincolnshire

33

18

3

26

North Lanarkshire

139

68

11

77

North Lincolnshire

48

57

7

33

North Somerset

63

43

6

37

North Yorkshire County

196

322

70

70

Northamptonshire County

298

230

44

95

Northumberland County

116

175

46

41

Nottinghamshire County

252

201

37

111

Omagh

2

30

0

5

Orkney Islands

3

21

9

1

Oxfordshire County

264

252

40

89

Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend

50

26

6

13

Perth and Kinross

89

169

28

12

Poole

50

15

3

30

Powys - Powys

68

126

41

3

Reading

62

27

4

40

Redcar and Cleveland

32

23

5

16

Renfrewshire

74

31

7

49

Rhondda, Cynon, Taf - Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

66

40

14

10

Rutland

16

36

8

5

Scottish Borders

70

168

38

18

Shetland Islands

4

31

12

3

Shropshire County

83

135

27

24

Sir Benfro - Pembrokeshire

38

76

15

6

Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion

26

44

13

7

Sir Ddinbych - Denbighshire

25

42

8

5

Sir Fynwy - Monmouthshire

40

47

17

8

Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire

66

90

20

9

Sir y Fflint - Flintshire

38

41

9

29

Sir Ynys Mon - Isle of Anglesey

12

44

9

3

Slough

74

20

2

22

Somerset County

139

188

42

39

South Ayrshire

47

66

12

28

South Gloucestershire

136

54

7

40

South Lanarkshire

158

123

24

57

South Yorkshire

481

207

39

195

Southend-on-Sea

45

33

1

27

Staffordshire County

314

240

56

129

Stirling

37

86

17

21

Stockton-on-Tees

40

25

3

33

Strabane

4

26

0

1

Suffolk County

243

307

55

68

Surrey County

722

269

41

222

Swindon

79

36

5

22

Telford and Wrekin

72

13

8

33

The City of Brighton and Hove

111

44

5

51

Thurrock

64

20

6

14

Torbay

29

20

6

18

Tor-Faen - Torfaen

19

13

3

4

Tyne & Wear

367

126

21

196

Warrington

102

25

4

40

Warwickshire County

204

232

37

96

West Berkshire

107

72

14

37

West Dunbartonshire

34

13

6

22

West Lothian

63

58

6

42

West Midlands

937

287

71

414

West Sussex County

298

251

32

170

West Yorkshire

843

276

109

378

Wiltshire County

172

225

55

52

Windsor and Maidenhead

110

33

5

34

Wokingham

91

19

5

20

Worcestershire County

225

136

26

97

Wrecsam - Wrexham

29

33

9

14

York

63

47

3

50

This table was prepared on 3 May 2011

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