Fairwood, Swansea

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Fairwood Ward
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Area 13.44 km2 (5.19 sq mi)
Population 2,914 (2011 census)
• Density 217/km2 (560/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors
  • Paxton Richard Hood-Williams (Conservative)
List of places
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The electoral ward of Fairwood, City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK consists of some or all of the following areas: Dunvant, Upper Killay, Poundffald and Three Crosses in the parliamentary constituency of Gower.

The ward is bounded by the wards of Gower and Pennard to the south west; Penclawdd to the north west; Gowerton to the north east; Dunvant and Killay South to the east; Mayals to the south west and Bishopston to the south.

The village of Upper Killay is located in the Fairwood ward about 3.5 miles west of Swansea City Centre.

Local council elections 2012[edit]

In the United Kingdom local council elections for 2012, the voter turnout in Fairwood was 49.72%. The results of voting were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Paxton Richard Hood-Williams Conservative 583 Conservative hold
John Bushell Liberal Democrats 317
Mike Durke Labour 247

Fairwood Common[edit]

Despite the name, Fairwood Common and Swansea Airport actually falls within the Gower electoral ward.

Coordinates: 51°37′36″N 4°04′02″W / 51.62659°N 4.06731°W / 51.62659; -4.06731