Fairfield (Croydon ward)
for Croydon Council
Boundary of Fairfield in Croydon from 2002 to 2018.
|Councillor||Mary Croos (Labour)|
|Councillor||Chris Clark (Labour)|
|Councillor||Niroshan Sirisena (Labour)|
|Number of councillors||Three|
|UK Parliament constituency||Croydon Central|
Fairfield is a ward in the London Borough of Croydon, covering most of the Croydon area of London in the United Kingdom. The ward currently forms part of the Croydon Central parliamentary constituency. The population of the ward at the 2011 Census was 16,569.
The ward returns three councillors every four years to Croydon Council. At the 2006 Croydon Council election, David Fitze, Vidhi Mohan and Sue Winborn were elected to the council. All of them stood as Conservative Party candidates. The turnout in the ward was similar to others in the area.
Fairfield contains Croydon town centre, with its retail and office core. Until 2018, it also contained Park Hill and the Whitgift Estate to the east which is mostly 20th century housing bordering Lloyd Park. These became a separate Park Hill and Whitgift ward in 2018, leading to the Fairfield ward now having a radically different character to before. Also found in the ward are Ruskin House, the headquarters of the Croydon Labour Party, and the Fairfield Halls concert hall and arts centre. The Vanguard Way passes along the Fairfield Path.
2018 to present
|Labour||Niroshan Kantha Sirisena||1,226||17.07|
|Conservative||Philip Richard Smith||753||10.48|
|Green||Takudzwa Issaac Chideme||267||3.72|
|Liberal Democrat||Tomas Foster Garcia de Quiroz||241||3.35|
|Liberal Democrat||Alan Edward Reynolds||209||2.91|
2002 to 2018
|Liberal Democrat||Jill George||640|
|Monster Raving Loony||John Cartwright||200|
- "Croydon Ward population 2011". -Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
- Council Elections 2006 results - Fairfield
- Conservative Councillors for Croydon.
- London Borough of Croydon map of wards.
- Fairfield Halls web site
- Vanguard Way
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