Stannington (ward)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 53°23′38″N 1°32′42″W / 53.394°N 1.545°W / 53.394; -1.545

Stannington
Sheffield-wards-Stannington.png
Shown within Sheffield
District Sheffield
Ceremonial county South Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament constituency Sheffield Hallam
Councillors
David Baker (Liberal Democrats)
Vickie Priestley (Liberal Democrats)
Katie Condliffe (Liberal Democrats)
Numbers
Population (2001) 16,600

Stannington ward is one of the 28 electoral wards in the City of Sheffield, England. It is located in the western part of the borough, including some westernmost suburbs of the city; most of the land is rural.

It is one of the wards that make up the Sheffield Hallam parliamentary constituency.

Description[edit]

The population of this ward in 2001 was 16,600 people in 7,200 households,[citation needed] in a land area of 102 km2 (39 sq mi), of which over 90% is greenspace.[1]

Most of the area of the ward is covered by the civil parish of Bradfield.[2]

The ward includes parts of the western fringes of the greater connurbation of Sheffield, including: the Stannington and Middlewood suburbs of Sheffield, and the village suburbs of Loxley and Worrall, all located on the eastern fringes of the ward. The remainder of the eastern half of the ward is mostly agricultural land, including some industry, and several reservoirs (Damflask Reservoir, Dale Dike Reservoir, Strines Reservoir, and Agden Reservoir) and includes the villages of Low Bradfield, High Bradfield, and Dungworth.[2][3]

The western part of the ward is moorland, including Howden and Bradfield moors, and contains no significant settlements.[2][3]

See also[edit]

  • Moscar Cross, boundary marker and guide stone, and area on the Derbyshire border.

Locations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Area: Stannington (Ward) - Key Figures for Physical Environment, Office for National Statistics 
  2. ^ a b c "Area: Bradfield CP (Parish)", 2001 Census: Key Statistics (Office for National Statistics) 
  3. ^ a b Ordnance Survey, 1:25000. c.2012

External links[edit]