Shown within City of Preston
|District||City of Preston|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament constituency||Preston|
Ingol is an electoral ward and suburb of Preston, Lancashire, England. The ward also includes the suburb of Tanterton. With a golf course within its boundaries and continued new housing development, the area is suburban in its northern and central areas with a more significant low income housing area in its eastern part. Ingol and Tanterton straddle the historic boundary between the former County Borough of Preston and Fulwood Urban District. Ingol has running through it the main Woodplumpton Road running from Preston’s Lane Ends shopping community to the villages in the parish of Woodplumpton and the borough of Wyre. The city-wide orbital service provided by Preston Bus cuts through both suburban and new-build areas of the Ingol area. Three 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 West.
|Preston Council election, 2007||Peter Pringle||Liberal Democrat|
|Preston Council election, 2008||Pauline Brown||Liberal Democrat|
|Preston Council election, 2010||Bill Shannon||Liberal Democrat|
From the 2001 census, the area had a population of 7,395. Of this figure, 79% described themselves as Christian. At the 2008 local elections, the valid electorate for Ingol ward was 5,642.
The ward is in the west of the city with the M55 motorway at its northern edge, largely following Woodplumpton Road from Tulketh to the boundary of Woodplumpton parish, then continuing through terraced and detached housing in an easterly direction. A number of Preston Bus services use the local roads through the area.