Baglan (electoral ward)

Neath Port Talbot UK ward location - Baglan.png

Location of Baglan ward within

Neath Port Talbot County Borough
Population 6,819 (2011 census[1])
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
  • Peter Richards (Labour)
  • Carol Clement (Labour)
  • Susan Renkes (Labour)
List of places
Neath Port Talbot

The Baglan electoral ward includes the communities of Baglan and Baglan Bay, in Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. Baglan falls within the parliamentary constituency of Aberavon.

Baglan is bounded by the wards of Briton Ferry West and Briton Ferry East to the north; Bryn and Cwmavon and Port Talbot to the east; and Aberavon and Sandfields West to the south.

The Baglan ward can be divided roughly into three zones. The industrial zone lies to the south west of the M4 Motorway at Baglan Bay on the site that was once occupied by a BP Chemical works. It is now an industrial regeneration area. The residential zone lies just to the northeast of the M4, consisting of Baglan village. The far north and eastern portion of the ward consists of undeveloped grassland and woodland.

County council elections [ edit ]

The ward elects three county councillors to Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council. At the Neath Port Talbot local council elections on 4 May 2017, the results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Peter Richards Labour 1309 Labour hold
Carol Clement Labour 1159 Labour hold
Susan Renkes Labour 1009 Labour hold
Nicola Butterfield Plaid Cymru 699

On 3 May 2012 the Local Council elections were held. The turnout was 40.42% and the results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Peter Richards Labour 1190 Labour hold
Carol Clement Labour 1038 Labour hold
Paul Greenaway Labour 906 Labour gain
David Coslett Independent 881
John Tallamy Independent 862
Mike Lewis Independent 861
T J Morgan Conservative 186

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 11 April 2015.

Coordinates: 51°37′07″N3°47′38″W / 51.61850°N 3.79392°W / 51.61850; -3.79392

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