Chatham (ward)

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Electoral ward
Coordinates: 51°32′49″N 0°02′53″W / 51.547°N 0.048°W / 51.547; -0.048Coordinates: 51°32′49″N 0°02′53″W / 51.547°N 0.048°W / 51.547; -0.048
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Hackney
Created 1 April 1965
Abolished May 2014
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
ONS code 00AMGC
GSS code E05000233

Chatham is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney and forms part of the Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency. The population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 13,232.[1]


Chatham ward has existed since the creation of the London Borough of Hackney on 1 April 1965. It was first used in the 1964 elections, with an electorate of 8,952, returning three councillors.[2]


There was a revision of ward boundaries in Hackney in 1978.[3]


There was a revision of ward boundaries in Hackney in 2002.

The ward returns three councillors to Hackney London Borough Council, with an election every four years. At the last local election on 6 May 2010, Luke Akehurst, Sally Mulready, and Guy Nicholson, all Labour Party candidates, were returned. Turnout was 54%; with 4,771 votes cast.[4]

In 2001, Chatham ward had a total population of 10,722. This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.[5]

From the May 2014 election the ward is replaced by a new Homerton ward with some sections going to Lea Bridge ward and Hackney Wick ward.


  1. ^ "Hackney Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-22. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  3. ^ London Borough of Hackney (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  4. ^ Council Elections 2010 results - Chatham Archived May 10, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (LB Hackney) accessed 11 May 2010
  5. ^ LB Hackney Borough Profile[permanent dead link] "1.5 Population density", and table 1.10 "Population by ward, 2001" pp. 20; (LB Hackney, 2006) accessed 6 October 2009

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