Bishopston (electoral ward)


Bishopston (electoral ward)

Infobox swansea electoral ward
Electoral Ward = Bishopston ward
Ward

GridReference = SS6593
Principal Locality = Bishopston
Total Population = 3,341 (2001 census)
Land Area = 5.89 (2001 census)
Local Council = City and County of Swansea
NoofCouncillors = 1
PostCodes = SA3
DiallingCode = +44-1792
AssemblyConstituency = Gower
Constituency = Gower

Bishopston is the name of an electoral ward and coterminous community of the same name in the City and County of Swansea, Wales. The community has its own community council. Most of the area is rural consisting of farmland and small villages. The ward is named after the village of Bishopston which falls within the ward.The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Barland Common, Caswell, Clyne Common, Bishopston, Manselfield, Murton, Oldway, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. It is bounded by the Bristol Channel to the south; and the wards of: Pennard to the west; Fairwood to the north; and Mayals, West Cross and Newton to the east.

Local beaches include Brandy Cove, Caswell Bay and Pwll-Du.

2008 local council elections

In the 2008 local council elections, the turnout for Bishopston was 49.29%. The results were:

External links

* [http://www.bishopston.org.uk Bishopston.org.uk] Community Website


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