Deepdale, Preston

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Coordinates: 53°46′12″N 2°40′59″W / 53.770°N 2.683°W / 53.770; -2.683

Deepdale
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Shown within City of Preston
District City of Preston
Ceremonial county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament constituency Preston
Councillors
  • Terry Cartwright – Independent
  • Joyce Cartwright – Independent
Numbers
Coordinates SD547303
Population (2001) 5823

Deepdale is an electoral ward in Preston, Lancashire, England. The ward is home to the Deepdale football stadium of Preston North End. The ward is a predominately urban area of terraced housing, notable for one of the largest Muslim populations in the city.

Deepdale borders Moor Park, boasting a number of mosques and one of two branches of Domino's Pizza in Preston. The former Deepdale railway station was to be found in this ward.

Two members of Preston City Council, elected 'in thirds' in first past the post elections each year, are returned from the ward.

The ward forms part of the Lancashire County Council electoral division of Preston Central North.

Current members[edit]

Election Member Party
Preston Council election, 2007 Joyce Cartwright Independent
Preston Council election, 2008 Terry Cartwright Independent

Demographics[edit]

From the 2001 census,[1] Deepdale ward had a population of 5,802. Of this figure, 44% described themselves as Muslim, and 38% as Christian.

Geography[edit]

The ward is in the east of the city on the outskirts of the centre, largely following Deepdale Road from HMP Preston to Watling Street Road, then continuing through terraced and detached housing in an easterly direction. A number of Stagecoach in Preston services use the local roads through the area. Deepdale ward also includes Holme Slack estate and Deepdale Retail Park.

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