UK Regional Rankings

To rank the regions we have taken the top three bands from each region, aggregated their positions, and placed in ascending order. A simple method that seems to work effectively.


UK Regions

Rank Regions Positions Agg
1 Yorkshire 2+3+4 9
2 North West 7+8+12 27
3 Wales 1+6+23 30
4 West of England 5+15+24 44
5 Scotland 13+16+35 64
6 Midlands 10+22+54 86
7 London & Southern Counties 29+33+36 98
8 North of England 18+34+81 133

London & Southern Counties

Pos Band Points Change
29 Friary Guildford 70.83 -
57 Redbridge Brass 25.07 -7
73 Zone One Brass 15.86 -7
91 Kidlington Concert 11.37 +50
98 East London Brass 10.48 -4
99 Haverhill 10.42 -19
101 Thundersley 10.05 +12
103 Aveley and Newham 9.93 -10
104 Wantage Silver 'A' 9.86 -14
130 Regent Brass 6.06 New

Midlands

Pos Band Points Change
14 Virtuosi GUS 200.86 -2
21 Desford Colliery 107.48 +2
37 Jaguar Land Rover 44.74 -
49 Thoresby Colliery 31.47 -4
70 Ratby Co-operative 17.05 -8
109 Derwent Brass 8.62 -10
144 Blidworth Welfare 5.03 -9
152 Enderby 4.39 +20
167 Glossop Old 3.62 New
172 Ifton Colliery 3.53 New
179 Staffordshire 3.36 -9
180 Newstead Brass 3.35 -11
194 Jackfield Elcock Reisen 2.97 -16
199 Spal Automotive Sovereign Brass 2.87 -20

North of England

Pos Band Points Change
17 Reg Vardy 130.94 +2
38 NASUWT Riverside 43.76 -
44 EYMS 32.76 +7
92 Fishburn 11.08 +19
148 Easington Colliery 4.80 -3
166 Shepherd Group 3.63 New
177 J36 Brass 3.45 New

North West

Pos Band Points Change
10 Foden's 324.73 +1
12 Fairey 273.48 -2
19 Leyland 114.65 +2
24 Wingates 99.20 +2
33 Milnrow 61.06 -3
43 Rainford 33.69 +13
61 Pemberton Old Wigan DW 22.24 +66
69 Ashton-under-Lyne 17.88 -1
88 Co-operative Funeralcare North West 12.34 -7
108 Vernon Building Society Poynton 8.62 -10
117 Blackburn and Darwen 7.62 -
124 Pemberton Old Wigan DW 'B' 6.78 -5
129 Oldham Band (Lees) 6.26 -9
131 Boarshurst Silver (Greenfield) 5.99 New
158 Longridge 4.03 -5
161 Eccles Borough 3.91 -10
178 Roberts Bakery 3.40 -14
191 Diggle 3.03 -29

Scotland

Pos Band Points Change
5 Whitburn 594.19 +8
16 Co-operative Funeralcare 153.98 +1
34 Dalmellington 55.41 +6
46 Kirkintilloch 32.33 +12
58 Bon Accord 24.64 +14
63 Kingdom Brass 20.23 +11
85 Bathgate 13.32 New
86 Bo'ness and Carriden 13.27 +15
87 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass 13.17 +8
107 Newtongrange Silver 8.78 +29
120 Unison Kinneil 7.35 +19
162 Tullis Russell Mills 3.86 +29
183 Clackmannan District 3.26 +13

Wales

Pos Band Points Change
1 Cory 1,796.61 -
9 Tredegar 353.41 -1
27 Tongwynlais Temperance 75.88 -
40 Llwydcoed 38.04 -1
41 Northop 35.15 +8
42 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) 34.87 -1
53 Burry Port Town 28.80 +2
67 Goodwick Brass 18.66 -6
80 Tylorstown 13.97 -3
97 Ebbw Valley Brass 10.56 -8
100 BTM 10.24 -3
138 Deiniolen 5.42 +5
143 Llanrug 5.08 +31
150 Parc and Dare 4.64 -2
164 Markham and District 3.81 -8
195 Pontardulais 2.95 -13
198 Abergavenny Borough 2.90 -13

West of England

Pos Band Points Change
11 Flowers 276.98 -2
22 Woodfalls 104.37 -2
45 Aldbourne 32.46 -2
47 Camborne Town 32.29 -5
50 Filton Concert Brass 30.04 -3
66 St. Dennis 18.69 -6
90 Verwood Concert Brass 11.42 -11
142 Lydbrook 5.09 -8
147 South West Comms 4.82 +45
153 Bournemouth Concert 4.35 +4
155 Lanner and District Silver 4.22 -15
163 Mount Charles 3.83 -11
184 St. Austell Town 3.25 -19
185 Roche Brass 3.22 -31

Yorkshire

Pos Band Points Change
3 Brighouse and Rastrick 835.45 -1
4 Black Dyke 688.54 -1
7 Grimethorpe Colliery 488.26 -2
13 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery 229.40 +1
30 Hammonds Saltaire 70.11 -2
31 Rothwell Temperance 69.18 +1
35 Hepworth 53.81 -2
39 City of Bradford 40.16 -3
71 Marsden Silver 16.95 +4
74 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) 15.76 +26
82 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel 13.90 +3
102 Stannington Brass 10.02 +2
105 Elland Silver 9.44 +37
114 Skelmanthorpe 8.07 +7
128 Hatfield 6.39 -5
133 Hade Edge 5.92 -4
146 Strata Brass 4.93 -8
175 Chapeltown Silver 3.49 -8
182 Drighlington 3.33 -11

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