Landore (electoral ward)
|Area||2.23 km2 (0.86 sq mi)|
|Population||6,168 (2011 census)|
|• Density||2,766/km2 (7,160/sq mi)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
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.
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
For the 2012 local council elections, the turnout in Landore was 35.10%. The results were:
|Beverly Hopkins||Labour||1040||Labour gain|
|Mike White||Labour||1030||Labour gain|
|Vivian Abbott||Liberal Democrat||472|
|Rob Speht||Liberal Democrat||423|
|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.
- Hafod & The Swansea Valley Archeological Trail
- Archaeology in Wales:Yorkshire Imperial Metals Site, Landore, Swansea 2002
- Local Councillor website