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The Area council was formed in 1996 from the previous Renfrew District Council.

Coat of arms (crest) of Renfrewshire

Official blazon

Azure, a lymphad, sails furled Argent, on a shield Or pendant from the mast a fess chequy of the First and Second.
Above the Shield is placed a coronet appropriate to a statutory Area Council, videlicet: issuant from a circlet eight paling piles (three and two halves visible) Or and eight garbs (four visible) of the Last, banded Sable.


The arms were officially granted on April 16, 1996 and are identical to those of the Renfrew District Council, only with a new crown.