About Runnymede

Learn the history of Runnymede, understand the Borough Profile, and access a special edition of the Borough Guide which was created for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.

Originally created as Runnymede District Council, it was granted the status of a Borough by Royal Charter in 1978.
This document sets out information about the Borough of Runnymede including a map showing location in the region, key demographic and economic statistics.
A special souvenir edition of the Borough Guide was created for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.
On 15 June 1215, King John agreed Magna Carta here in Runnymede. A variety of events took place in 2015 to mark the 800th anniversary.

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