Landore (electoral ward)

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Landore Ward
Wm swansea landore.jpg
Area 2.23 km2 (0.86 sq mi)
Population 6,168 (2011 census)
• Density 2,766/km2 (7,160/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Beverly Hopkins (Labour)
  • Mike White (Labour)
List of places

Landore (Welsh: Glandŵr) is the name of an electoral ward in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK.

Landore is bounded by the wards of Castle to the south west; Cwmbwrla to the west; Mynydd-Bach to the north west; Morriston to the north; Bonymaen to the east; and St. Thomas to the south east.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Castle Graig, Brynhyfryd, Hafod, Landore, Morfa and Plasmarl, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East. However the Landore ward can be split into three chief areas from north to south: Plasmarl, Landore and Hafod.[1]

For electoral purposes, Landore is divided into a number of polling districts: Plasmarl, Cnap Llwyd, Glandwr and Hafod.

The Elected Councillors for the Landore Ward are Cllr Viv Abbott (Liberal Democrat) and Cllr Rob Speht (Liberal Democrat).

2012 local council elections[edit]

For the 2012 local council elections, the turnout in Landore was 35.10%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Beverly Hopkins Labour 1040 Labour gain
Mike White Labour 1030 Labour gain
Vivian Abbott Liberal Democrat 472
Rob Speht Liberal Democrat 423
Roger Berry Independent 77
Kate Horton Conservatives 39
Henri Lloyd Davies Conservatives 28



Landore is a residential area. It has seen a number of new developments during the early millennium decade, such as the new Liberty Stadium, which opened in 2005 and a new out-of-town retail park built around the same time.


Morfa is a former area of light industry, which is now dominated by a retail park in the north western part of the ward.


Hafod is a small area to the far south of the ward.

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Coordinates: 51°38′48″N 3°56′17″W / 51.64678°N 3.93813°W / 51.64678; -3.93813