The district of Reigate and Banstead was formed on 1st April 1974, under the local government act 1972, by a merger of the municipal borough of Reigate with Banstead Urban District and part of Dorking and Horley rural district. There are two civil parishes: Salfords & Sidlow and Horley. The remainder of the area has two rather than three tiers of local government. The borough is twinned with Brunoy in Essonne, France and Eschweiler in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. William de Warenne, who was created the Earl of Surrey in 1088 by William I. It is believed his son William de Warenne, 2nd Earl of Surrey ordered that Reigate castle be built.

The borough is split into north, south and central teams. North covers Banstead, Nork, Tattenhams, Burgh Heath, Preston Estate, Woodmansterne, Tadworth, Walton-on-the-hill, Kingswood, Chipstead, Lower Kingswood, Hooley, Netherne-on-the-hill, central covers Redhill, Reigate, Woodhatch, Merstham and south covers Horley, Horley West, Salfords, and Whitebushes.

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  • Chris Wright - Preston, Burgh Heath and Tadworth
  • Thomas Smythe - Hooley, Nethern-on-the-hill, Chipstead and Lower Kingswood
  • Chloe Holland-Skinner - Banstead, Nork and Woodmansterne
  • Debbie Nicholls - Redhill North
  • Sally Elson - Merstham
  • Paul Wimble - Redhill Town
  • Danielle Carter - Redhill Town
  • Louise Sizer - Reigate and Woodhatch
  • Sarah Clarke - Reigate and Woodhatch
  • Jacqui Parnell - Horley Town
  • Simon Watson - Whitebushes and Earlswood
  • Kieron Douglas - Court Lodge and Meath Green
  • Maureen Langley - Court Lodge and Meath Green
  • Zuzana El Mellas - Salfords, Whitebushes, Earlswood and Royal Earlswood Park