Dulwich Village

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Dulwich Village
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Dulwich Village is located in Greater London
Dulwich Village
Dulwich Village
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Post townLONDON
Postcode districtSE21
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51°26′51″N 0°05′08″W / 51.447508°N 0.085595°W / 51.447508; -0.085595Coordinates: 51°26′51″N 0°05′08″W / 51.447508°N 0.085595°W / 51.447508; -0.085595

Dulwich Village is an affluent area of Dulwich in South London.[1] It is located in the London Borough of Southwark.

History[edit]

Dulwich Village

"Dulwich Village" is also the name of the village High Street.[2] Residents in Dulwich Village have to pay ground rent to the Dulwich Estate[3] a landowning charitable organisation. Dulwich Village is entirely within the boundaries of the London Borough of Southwark and with the exception of one address near Dulwich Picture Gallery it is completely within the Dulwich Estate.

North Dulwich station is near the northern end of Dulwich Village and the P4 bus passes through the village. To the south is Gallery Road where the Dulwich Picture Gallery is located.

Dulwich College lies on the south side of the village.

Buildings of interest[edit]

  • Belair House, 1785

Local government elections[edit]

2014 Council elections saw the Conservatives retain their two seats, with Labour gaining one off the Liberal Democrats, the Conservatives need a swing of 0.03% to gain the seat from Labour.

Village[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Mitchell 1,604
Conservative Jane Lyons 1,572
Labour Anne Kirby 1,454
Conservative David Bradbury 1,451
Labour Andrew Rice 1,441
Labour Simon Taylor 1,380
Liberal Democrats Robin Crookshank-Hilton * 948
Green Adrian Halfyard 577
Liberal Democrats James Gurling 549
Green Edmund Caldecott 500
Green David Jennings 470
Liberal Democrats Harry Niazi 405
UKIP Michael King 358
Turnout 4,416 50.6 -19.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

The 2010 election saw the Liberal Democrats gain a seat off the Conservatives. Crookshank-Hilton had previously been a Conservative ward councillor whom defected and sought re-election as a Liberal Democrat.

Village[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Robin Crookshank Hilton * 2,376
Conservative Toby Eckersley * 2,217
Conservative Michael Mitchell 2,168
Conservative David Bradbury 2,156
Labour Kate Cinamon 1,911
Liberal Democrats Christian Mitchell 1,852
Liberal Democrats John Hedley 1,829
Labour Duncan Chapman 1,793
Labour Julia Rowley 1,638
Green Robert Goodman 929
Green Dee Hammond 469
Turnout 6,563 74.2 +23.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dulwich Village Guide, South London Guide.
  2. ^ The Story of Dulwich: A Thousand Years of History, Dulwich.co.uk Archived 1 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ The Dulwich Estate
  4. ^ "Election results for Village Ward". Southwark Council. 22 May 2014. Archived from the original on 11 May 2010. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Election results for Village Ward". Southwark Council. 7 May 2010. Archived from the original on 11 May 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2010.