Cockett (electoral ward)

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Cockett Ward
City and County of Swansea Council
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Principal locality Cockett
Principal area Swansea
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament constituency Swansea West
Welsh Assembly Swansea West
Councillors
1st: Ann Cook (Labour)
2nd: Andrew Jones (Labour)
3rd: Geraint Owens (Labour)
4th: Mitchell Theaker (Labour)
Numbers
Coordinates SS6395
Population (2011 census) 13,362
Land area (2001) 8.59 km2 (3.32 sq mi)

Cockett (Welsh: Coced) is the name of an electoral ward and a community in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. The community does not have a community council.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Cadle, Cwmdu, Coedweig, Gendros, Gors, Fforestfach, Cockett and Waunarlwydd, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea West. The community does not have its own community council. The ward is bounded by the wards of Kingsbridge and Penderry to the north; Cwmbwrla to the east; Townhill to the south east; Sketty and Killay North to the south; and Gowerton to the west.

2012 local council elections[edit]

The turnout for Cockett in the 2012 local council elections was 32.89%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Ann Cook Labour 1949 Labour gain
Andrew Jones Labour 1913 Labour gain
Geraint Owens Labour 1707 Labour gain
Mitchell Theaker Labour 1601 Labour gain
Dai Lloyd Plaid Cymru 895
Nicola Holley Liberal Democrat 728
Keith Morgan Liberal Democrat 723
Jim Kelleher Liberal Democrat 637
Hazel Morgan Liberal Democrat 580
Patricia Sanderson Plaid Cymru 533
Vanessa Webb Plaid Cymru 498
Rhodri Thomas Plaid Cymru 484
Veronyca Hughes Independent 248
Matthew Johnson Conservatives 192
Liam Kelly Conservatives 166
Victoria Steventon Conservatives 155
Michael Overthrow Conservatives 154

Districts of Cockett[edit]

Cockett[edit]

The suburb of Cockett is a residential area in the ward.

Fforest-fach[edit]

The suburb of Fforestfach lies immediately north of the suburb of Cockett.

Waunarlwydd[edit]

The suburb of Waunarlwydd adjoins Fforestfach and Cockett to the West.

Coordinates: 51°38′13″N 3°58′52″W / 51.63707°N 3.98107°W / 51.63707; -3.98107