Bensham Manor (ward)
for Croydon Council
|Councillor||Jamie Audsley (Labour)|
|Councillor||Alison Butler (Labour)|
|Councillor||Humayun Kabir (Labour)|
|Number of councillors||Three|
|UK Parliament constituency||Croydon North|
Bensham Manor is a ward in the London Borough of Croydon, covering part of the Thornton Heath area of London in the United Kingdom. The ward extends from Thornton Heath railway station westwards and is largely residential with a retail or industrial core. The population of the Ward at the 2011 Census was 16,201.
The ward returns three councillors every four years to Croydon Council. At the 2006 Croydon Council election, Raj Rajendran, Paula Shaw, and Greta Sohoye were elected to the council. All of them were running as Labour Party candidates. Councillor Shaw resigned in 2007 triggering a by-election on 18 February 2007 which was won by Labour's Alison Butler.
List of Councillors
|1964||F.C. Emmerson||Residents||H.A. Steward||Residents||Ronald J. Bowker||Residents|
|1971||G.P. Belcher||Labour||Mrs S.E. Lord||Labour||A. Devesar||Labour|
|1972 By-election||Mrs W.M. Holt||Labour|
|1974||Ronald J. Bowker||Conservative||Arthur Bourne||Conservative||J.V. Simpson||Conservative|
|1977 By-election||Christopher B. Wesson||Conservative|
|1980 By-election||Ian Smedley||Labour|
|1982||Joan M. Goodman||Conservative||Julia A. Wood||Conservative|
|1986||Graham A. Dean||Labour||Paul R. Mee||Labour||Hillary A. Key||Labour|
|1988 By-election||Helen S. Salmon||Labour|
|1990||Alison J. Roberts||Labour|
|1996 By-election||Paula M. Shaw||Labour|
|2004 By-election||Nanoo Rajendran||Labour|
|2007 By-election||Alison Butler||Labour|
|2014||Jamie Audsley||Labour||Humayun Kabir||Labour|
|Labour||Alison Jane Butler||2,665||25.05|
|Conservative||Alan James Bowden||726||6.82|
|Green||Varyl Robert Thorndycraft||367||3.45|
- "Croydon Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
- Croydon Council Bensham Manor Ward Profile [permanent dead link]
- Metropolitan Police Crime Mapping
- Safer Neighbourhoods Team Priorities
- Council Elections 2006 results - Bensham Manor
- Labour Councillors for Croydon.
- London Borough of Croydon map of wards.
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