Mayals (electoral ward)

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Mayals Ward
Wm swansea mayals.jpg
Area 4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population 2,676 (2011 census)
• Density 592/km2 (1,530/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors
  • Linda Tyler-Lloyd (Welsh Conservatives)
List of places
UK
Wales
Swansea


Mayals is the name of an electoral ward of the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. It is also part of the Mumbles Community.

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.

Description[edit]

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.

Clyne Golf Club, (a moorland 18 Hole Course) is located on Clyne Common which straddles the Mayals and Fairwood, Swansea boundary. Non members require a golf handicap certificate to be able to play.

2012 local council elections[edit]

In the local council elections for 2012, the turnout in the Mayals was 46.05%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Linda Tyler-Lloyd Welsh Conservatives 283 Welsh Conservatives hold
Peter Geoffrey Birch Independents@Swansea 264
Keith Jones Liberal Democrats 257
Peter Rowlands Labour 163
David Charles Evans Independent 29

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Coordinates: 51°35′30″N 4°00′29″W / 51.59165°N 4.00797°W / 51.59165; -4.00797