Fairwood, Swansea

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Fairwood Ward
Swansea UK ward location - Fairwood.png
Location of Fairwood within the
City and County of Swansea
Area13.44 km2 (5.19 sq mi)
Population2,914 (2011 census)
• Density217/km2 (560/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
  • Paxton Richard Hood-Williams (Conservative)
List of places

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 Swansea 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 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