Holborn and Covent Garden (ward)

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Holborn and Covent Garden
Electoral ward
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Camden
Created May 2002
Named for Holborn and Covent Garden

Holborn and Covent Garden is a ward of the London borough of Camden, in the United Kingdom. As the name suggests, it covers the parts of Holborn and Covent Garden that lie in Camden; the eastern part of Holborn lies in the City of London and the southern part of Covent Garden lies in the City of Westminster. For elections to Parliament, Holborn and Covent Garden is part of Holborn and St Pancras.

The ward lies in the far south of the borough, and is one of three wards of Camden south of Euston Road (along with Bloomsbury and King's Cross). It is separated from Bloomsbury by New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury Street, Great Russell Street, and Southampton Row; from King's Cross by Guilford Street and Calthorpe Street; from the borough of Islington by Phoenix Place, Warner Place, Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, and Farringdon Road; from the City of London by Charterhouse Street, High Holborn, and Chancery Lane; and from the City of Westminster by Carey Street, Serle Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, Sardinia Street, Wild Street, Drury Lane, Shelton Street, West Street, and Charing Cross Road.


Term Councillor Party
1998–present Julian Fulbrook Labour
1998–present Sue Vincent Labour
2010–present Awale Olad Labour

Election results[edit]

Like all other wards of Camden, Holborn and Covent Garden is represented by three councillors on Camden Borough Council. The last election was held on 22 May 2014, when all three councillors were elected. All councillors elected were members of the Labour Party.

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

Holborn and Covent Garden, 22 May 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julian Fulbrook* 1,844
Labour Sue Vincent* 1,714
Labour Awale Olad* 1,588
Conservative Alison Frost 635
Conservative Lewis Barber 601
Conservative Daniel Nesbitt 576
Green Niki Brain 480
Green Eve Mullen 458
Green Anthony Quinn 357
Liberal Democrat Jeremy Richard Allen 222
Liberal Democrat David Simmons 196
Liberal Democrat Ken Wright 181
Independent Robert Carlyle 162
Turnout 9,046 35.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

* denotes an incumbent

Holborn and Covent Garden, 6 May 2010[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julian Fulbrook* 2,279
Labour Sue Vincent* 1,947
Labour Awale Olad 1,784
Conservative Alison Frost 1,277
Conservative Richard Hopkin 1,168
Conservative Abdus Samad 1,147
Liberal Democrat Patrick Joy 1,057
Liberal Democrat Christopher Waiting 809
Liberal Democrat Phil Wainewright 799
Green Suzanne Hartley 617
Green Robert McCracken 472
Green Benedict Protheroe 399
BNP Robert Carlyle 180
Turnout 13,935 58.2 +26.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

Holborn and Covent Garden ward election, 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Susan Vincent* 1,085
Labour Julian Fulbrook* 1,079
Labour Brian Woodrow* 988
Conservative Alison Frost 810
Conservative Timothy Barnes 758
Conservative Philip Nelson 731
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Hanna 489
Green Benedict Protheroe 449
Liberal Democrat Stanley Grossman 417
Green Grace Hodgkinson-Barrett 364
Liberal Democrat Simieon Litman 347
Green Stuart Houghton 319
Majority 178
Labour hold Swing
Holborn and Covent Garden, 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julian Fulbrook 950
Labour Sue Vincent 908
Labour Brian Woodrow 884
Conservative Patsy Prince 449
Conservative Dominic Valder 411
Conservative Robert Ricketts 389
Liberal Democrat Eleanor Key 331
Liberal Democrat Alastir Loraine 305
Green Nicholas Duckett 255
Green Seanine Joyce 253
Liberal Democrat Herbert Newbrook 251
Green Hugo Charlton 205
Turnout 5,591

Coordinates: 51°31′08″N 0°07′05″W / 51.519°N 0.118°W / 51.519; -0.118


  1. ^ "Holborn and Covent Garden". Camden Council. Retrieved 4 September 2011.