Hoxton (ward)

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Hoxton
Electoral ward
Coordinates: 51°31′52″N 0°05′17″W / 51.531°N 0.088°W / 51.531; -0.088Coordinates: 51°31′52″N 0°05′17″W / 51.531°N 0.088°W / 51.531; -0.088
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Hackney
Created May 2002
Abolished May 2014
Government
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)
Population
 • Total 15,174
 • Density 47,000/sq mi (18,000/km2)
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census[1]

Hoxton is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney and forms part of the Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency.

The ward stretches from Hoxton Street and Hoxton Square in the East to Old Street and City Road in the South and West and Shoreditch Park and the Regents Canal in the North.

The ward returns three councillors to the borough council, with an election every four years. At the last election on 6 May 2010 Philip Glanville, Clay McKenzie, and Carole Williams all Labour Party candidates, were returned. Turnout was 52%; with 5,150 votes cast.[2]

The population of the ward at the 2011 Census was 15,174.[3]

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