Desborough is a rapidly expanding and changing town situated in Northamptonshire, with 8045 electors (February 2016). An additional 700 homes are planned over the next few years as identified in the Rothwell & Desborough Area Action Plan 2009 produced by Kettering Borough Council. Key sites within the town have also been identified by the Borough Council for regeneration as detailed in the Desborough Urban Design Framework 2004. In addition Desborough “Greenspace” is 22 hectares of land designated as a public open space.
Desborough is one of the founding 12 members of the Charter of European Communities and through this has links with 26 EU members. Through the Desborough and District Twinning Association the town is twinned with Neuville de Poitou in France and with Bievre in Belgium.
An historical guide to Desborough produced by Kettering Borough Council describes more of our history.