Deepdale, Preston

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For the stadium of Preston North End F.C., see Deepdale.

Coordinates: 53°46′12″N 2°40′59″W / 53.770°N 2.683°W / 53.770; -2.683

Deepdale
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Shown within City of Preston
Population 6,103 (2011)
District
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament North West
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • Terry Cartwright – Independent
  • Joyce Cartwright – Independent
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Deepdale is an electoral ward in Preston, Lancashire, England. The population of the ward as taken at the 2011 census was 6,103.[1] The ward is home to the Deepdale football stadium of Preston North End. The ward is a predominantly urban area of terraced housing, notable for one of the largest South Asian populations in the city.[citation needed]

Deepdale borders Moor Park, and has a number of mosques and one of two branches of Domino's Pizza in Preston. The former Deepdale railway station was to be found in this ward.

Two members of Preston City Council, elected 'in thirds' in first past the post elections each year, are returned from the ward.

The ward forms part of the Lancashire County Council electoral division of Preston Central North.

Current members[edit]

Election Member Party
Preston Council election, 2007 Joyce Cartwright Independent
Preston Council election, 2008 Terry Cartwright Independent

Demographics[edit]

From the 2001 census,[2] Deepdale ward had a population of 5,802. Of this figure, 44% described themselves as Muslim, and 38% as Christian.

In 2011, Deepdale had a population of 6103 people. Here is an ethnic breakdown of the ward.[3]

Deepdale 2011 Statistics Percentage Amount Compared to total population of 6103
White British 32.4% 1983
White Other 4.3% 263
Asian 57.4% 3502
Black 1.3% 82

Indians make up around three quarters of Deepdale's Asian population. It also has large Eastern European and Pakistani populations.

Geography[edit]

The ward is in the north-east of the city on the outskirts of the centre, largely following Deepdale Road from HMP Preston to Watling Street Road, then continuing through terraced and detached housing in an easterly direction. A number of Stagecoach in Preston services use the local roads through the area. Deepdale ward also includes Holme Slack estate and Deepdale Retail Park.

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