1994 Croydon London Borough Council election

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Croydon Council Election, 1994
← 1990 5 May 1994 1998 →

All 70 seats to Croydon London Borough Council
36 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Mary Walker Peter Bowness
Party Labour Conservative
Leader since 1976
Leader's seat Fieldway Croham
Last election 29 seats 41 seats
Seats won 40 30
Seat change Increase 11 Decrease 11
Percentage 38.9% 42.5%

Leader of the Council before election

Peter Bowness
Conservative

Elected Leader

Mary Walker
Labour

The 1994 Croydon Council election took place on 5 May 1994 to elect members of Croydon London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party gained overall control of the council.[1]

Background[edit]

Election result[edit]

Croydon Council election result 1994
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 40 11 0 Increase 11 57.14 38.9
  Conservative 30 0 11 Decrease 11 42.86 42.5
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0 15.4
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0
40 30
Labour Con

Ward results[edit]

Addiscombe[edit]

Addiscombe (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Ashburton[edit]

Ashburton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Bensham Manor[edit]

Bensham Manor (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Beulah[edit]

Beulah (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Broad Green[edit]

Broad Green (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Coulsdon East[edit]

Coulsdon East (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Croham[edit]

Croham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter S. Bowness 2,556
Conservative John P.B. Hecks 2,533
Conservative Andrew D.W. Berry 2,511
Liberal Democrats Michael T.A. Bishopp 1,330
Liberal Democrats Christopher G. Peacock 1,294
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Saunders 1,249
Labour Maria T. Dennis 985
Labour Barry P. Buttigieg 955
Labour Jeffrey R. Primm 898
Peoples Choice Mark R.L. Samuel 122
Majority
Turnout 5,055 50.6
Registered electors 9,994
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Fairfield[edit]

Fairfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Fieldway[edit]

Fieldway (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Heathfield[edit]

Heathfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Kenley[edit]

Kenley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Monks Orchard[edit]

Monks Orchard (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

New Addington[edit]

New Addington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Norbury[edit]

Norbury (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Purley[edit]

Purley (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Rylands[edit]

Rylands (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Sanderstead[edit]

Sanderstead (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Selsdon[edit]

Selsdon (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

South Norwood[edit]

South Norwood (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Spring Park[edit]

Spring Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Thornton Heath[edit]

Thornton Heath (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Upper Norwood[edit]

Upper Norwood (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Waddon[edit]

Waddon (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christopher R. Allen 2094
Labour Marilyn K. Allen 2019
Labour Charles E. Burling 1888
Conservative Rex A.J. Calvert 1490
Conservative Bryan E. Coatman 1479
Conservative Mervyn R. Gatland 1375
Liberal Democrats Graham J. Axford 792
Liberal Democrats Henry J. Norton 759
Liberal Democrats Roger Barnett 728
Independent Peter J. Collier 449
Majority
Turnout
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

West Thornton[edit]

West Thornton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Whitehorse Manor[edit]

Whitehorse Manor (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Woodcote & Coulsdon West[edit]

Woodcote & Coulsdon West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Woodside[edit]

Woodside (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 5 May 1994 including Results from the European Elections" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 29 March 2015.