Mayals (electoral ward)
|Area||4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)|
|Population||2,676 (2011 census)|
|• Density||592/km2 (1,530/sq mi)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following geographical areas: Blackpill, Mayals and part of West Cross, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea West. It is bounded by the wards of Sketty and Killay South to the north; Swansea Bay to the east; West Cross to the south; and Bishopston and Fairwood to the west.
The populated area of Mayals is a suburb of Swansea. Much of the area consists of an unpopulated Common, which is used for grazing and forms part of Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A number of bridleways are available to horse riders and walkers.
2012 local council elections
In the local council elections for 2012, the turnout in the Mayals was 46.05%. The results were:
|Linda Tyler-Lloyd||Welsh Conservatives||283||Welsh Conservatives hold|
|Peter Geoffrey Birch||Independents@Swansea||264|
|Keith Jones||Liberal Democrats||257|
|David Charles Evans||Independent||29|