Pontarddulais (electoral ward)

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Pontarddulais Ward
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Area 15.61 km2 (6.03 sq mi)
Population 6,281 (2011 census)
• Density 402/km2 (1,040/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Phillip Downing (Labour)
  • Jane Harris (Labour)
List of places

Pontarddulais is a name of an electoral ward and parish of the City and County of Swansea, south Wales. The parish of Pontarddulais has its own elected town council.

The electoral ward covers the town of Pontarddulais and its surrounding rural areas, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. The electoral ward is bounded by Mawr to the east; Llangyfelach to the south east; and Penyrheol to the south west.

The community of Pontarddulais is twinned with Hourtin in France.[1]

For the 2012 local council elections, the turnout for Pontarddulais was 39.01%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Phillip Downing Labour 837 Labour hold
Jane Harris Labour 657 Labour gain
Byron Lewis Independent 495
Don Richards Independents 452
Valerie Hedges Independents 437
David Beynon Independents 346
David Howells Independents 227
Garath Williams Conservatives 124
Glen Routledge Conservatives 92


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Coordinates: 51°43′07″N 4°02′54″W / 51.71865°N 4.04834°W / 51.71865; -4.04834