Dalston (Hackney ward)

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Electoral ward
Coordinates: 51°33′04″N 0°04′16″W / 51.551°N 0.071°W / 51.551; -0.071Coordinates: 51°33′04″N 0°04′16″W / 51.551°N 0.071°W / 51.551; -0.071
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Hackney
Created 1 April 1965
Named for Dalston
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
ONS code 00AMGE
GSS code E05000235

Dalston is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney. It roughly corresponds to the Dalston area of London. The ward has existed since the creation of the borough on 1 April 1965 and was first used in the 1964 elections. The boundaries of the ward from May 2014 are revised.

The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 14,727.[1]


Dalston 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 7,914, 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.

It now forms part of the Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency. Previously, the ward was split between the two Hackney constituencies, the other half being part of Hackney South and Shoreditch.

The ward returns three councillors to the Borough Council, with elections every four years. At the last election on 6 May 2010 Michelle Gregory, Sophie Linden, and Angus Mulready-Jones, all Labour Party candidates, were elected. Turnout was 57%; with 5.428 votes cast.[4]

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


  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 August 22, 2013. Retrieved February 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ London Borough of Hackney (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  4. ^ Council Elections 2006 results - Dalston (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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