Penyrheol (Swansea electoral ward)

Penyrheol Ward
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Area 8.61 km2 (3.32 sq mi)
Population 5,523 (2011 census)
• Density 641/km2 (1,660/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • David Cole (Labour)
  • Jan Curtice (Labour)
List of places

Penyrheol is the name of an electoral ward and a suburb in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Penyrheol, Grovesend and Waun Gron, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. It is bordered by the Loughor estuary to the north west; and the wards of Pontarddulais to the north; Llangyfelach to the east; and Upper Loughor, Kingsbridge, Gorseinon and Penllergaer to the south.

For the 2008 local council elections, the turnout was 34.16%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
David Cole Labour 1036 Labour hold
Jan Curtice Labour 904 Labour gain
Jim Dunckley Plaid Cymru 346
Hannah Lowe Plaid Cymru 248
Victor Bruno Independent 200

In 2012 the result was as follows:

Penyrheol 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David William Cole 1,036
Labour Jan Curtice 904
Plaid Cymru Jim Dunckley 346
Plaid Cymru Hannah Lowe 248
Independent Victor Bruno 200
Labour hold Swing
Labourgain from Independent Swing
Turnout 34.2

Coordinates: 51°40′51″N4°03′19″W / 51.68076°N 4.05531°W / 51.68076; -4.05531

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