Mynyddbach (electoral ward)


Mynyddbach (electoral ward)
Mynydd-Bach Ward
Wm swansea mynydd-bach.jpg
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: Maps for SS6598
Geography
Principal locality Mynydd-Bach
Total population 8,756 (2001 census)
Land area (km²) 3.57 (2001 census)
Administration
Local council: City and County of Swansea
Number of councillors: 3
Nation: Wales
Post office and telephone
Postcode(s): SA6
Dialling code: +44-1792
Politics
Welsh Assembly: Swansea East
UK Parliament: Swansea East
European Parliament: Wales

Mynyddbach (Welsh: Mynydd-bach) is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a suburb in the City and County of Swansea, Wales. It does not have its own community council.

Mynydd-Bach is bounded by the wards of Morriston and Landore to the east, Cwmbwrla to the south, and Llangyfelach and Penderry to the west.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Clase, Clasemont, Mynydd-Bach, Park View Estate, Penfillia Estate, Treboeth, Tirdeunaw, Pinewood, Mynydd Garnlywd and Bryn Rock, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East.

For electoral purposes, Mynydd-Bach is broken down in to the polling districts of: Mynydd Garnlwyd, Bryn Rock, Treboeth, Penfilia, Tirdeunaw, Clasemont and Clase. Mynydd-Bach returns 3 councillors to the City and County of Swansea council.

2008 local council elections

Voter turnout for Mynydd-Bach in the 2008 local council elections was 36.49%. The results of the election were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Ceinwen Thomas Labour 1077 Labour hold
Byron George Owen Labour 930 Labour gain
Audrey Clement Independent 911 Independent hold
Austin Raymond Welsby Independent 861
Charles Glyndwr White Labour 855
John Evans Independent 626
Oswyn Clement Independent 589
Karan Cheryl Sivertsen Conservative 362
Glyndwr Jones Conservative 281
Martha Jones Conservative 258


Coordinates: 51°39′52″N 3°57′12″W / 51.66451°N 3.95335°W / 51.66451; -3.95335


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