Llansamlet (electoral ward)

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Llansamlet Ward
Wm swansea llansamlet.jpg
Robert Clay
Area 15.54 km2 (6.00 sq mi)
Population 14,433 (2011 census)
• Density 929/km2 (2,410/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Ryland Doyle (Labour)
  • Penny Matthews (Labour)
  • Uta Clay (Labour)
  • Dennis James (Labour)
List of places

Llansamlet is the name of an electoral ward and a coterminous community City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. Llansamlet does not have a community council.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following geographical areas: Birchgrove, Glais, Heol Las, Llansamlet, Morriston, Peniel Green, Pentre-Dwr, Talycopa, Trallwn and Summer Hill in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East. The Llansamlet ward is bounded by the wards of Clydach to the north, Morriston to the west, Neath Port Talbot county borough to the east, and Bonymaen to the south.

Local elections[edit]

Llansamlet Ward by-election, 4 July 2013[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Clay 1,368 74.95
Conservative James Hatton 236 12.93
Liberal Democrats Samuel Rees 113 6.19 N/A
National Front Claire Thomas 108 5.91 N/A
Majority 1,132 62.02
Turnout 1,825 16.9

In the 2012 local elections, the turnout was 30.32%. The results were:

Llansamlet Ward, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ryland Doyle 2,185
Labour Penny Matthews 2,154
Labour Uta Clay 2,051
Labour Dennis James 1,971
Independent June Evans 952
Conservative Roger Evans 354
Conservative Joshua Gaskell 335
Conservative Leigh Moss 328
Turnout 10,330 30.32


The suburb of Llansamlet is the area where part of the Swansea Enterprise Park is located.

Trallwn is a suburb to the east of the ward comprising a large housing estate and a local primary school, Trallwn Primary School. Just to the south of Trallwn is Pentre Dwr, a predominantly farming and rural area. There are a number of horse riding schools here. To the west of Pentre Dwr and Talycopa (behind Trallwn shops) is a small housing district Summer Hill. Although Trallwn, Talycopa and Summer Hill are not part of the Llansamlet area.


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Coordinates: 51°39′56″N 3°53′44″W / 51.66546°N 3.89555°W / 51.66546; -3.89555