Addiscombe (ward)

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The ward of Addiscombe (red) shown within the Croydon Central constituency (orange) within the London Borough of Croydon (yellow)

Addiscombe is a ward in the London Borough of Croydon, covering much of the Addiscombe and East Croydon areas of London in the United Kingdom. It extends from East Croydon railway station towards Woodside Green but does not actually cover the retail centre of Addiscombe, which is the neighbouring Ashburton ward.

The ward currently forms part of the Croydon Central constituency, which is one of the most marginal in the country, as 165 votes separated the Conservatives and Labour at the 2015 General Election. The population of the ward at the 2011 Census was 16,883.[1]

The ward returns three councillors every four years to Croydon Council. A surprising result happened in the London local elections 2006 when the Green Party candidate got more votes than the Liberal Democrat.

Ward result[edit]

Addiscombe (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sean Fitzsimons 2,839 38.4
Labour Mark Watson 2,683 36.3
Labour Patricia Hay-Justice 2,497 33.8
Conservative Maria Garcia de la Huerta 2,445 33.1
Conservative Andrew Price 2,171 29.4
Conservative Robert King 2,076 28.1
Liberal Democrat Christopher Adams 1,569 21.2
Liberal Democrat Gavin Howard-Jones 1,400 19.0
Liberal Democrat Ejnar Sorensen 1,195 16.2
Green Tracey Hague 432 5.9
Green David Petro 353 4.8
Green Martyn Post 352 4.8
UKIP Peter Staveley 296 4.0
Turnout 7,386 62.9%
Addiscombe (2006)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Price 1,948
Conservative Maria Garcia de la Huerta 1,842
Conservative Russell Jackson 1,793
Labour Sean Fitzsimons 1,672
Labour Amanda Campbell 1,653
Labour Mark Watson 1,607
Green Mario Barnsley 850
Liberal Democrat Paul Rogers 760
Turnout 4,437 40.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Croydon Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 

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Coordinates: 51°22′52″N 0°04′52″W / 51.381°N 0.081°W / 51.381; -0.081