Mynyddbach (electoral ward)

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Mynydd-Bach Ward
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Area 3.57 km2 (1.38 sq mi)
Population 8,872 (2011 census)
• Density 2,485/km2 (6,440/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Ceinwen Thomas (Labour)
  • Mike Lewis (Labour)
  • Gloria Tanner (Labour)
List of places

Mynyddbach (Welsh: Mynydd-bach) is the name of an electoral ward (and a community and suburb) in the City and County of Swansea, Wales.

Mynydd-Bach is bounded by the wards of Morriston and Landore to the east, Cwmbwrla to the south, and Llangyfelach and Penderry to the west.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Clase, Clasemont, Mynydd-Bach, Park View Estate, Penfillia Estate, Treboeth, Tirdeunaw, Pinewood, Mynydd Garnlywd and Bryn Rock, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East.

For electoral purposes, Mynydd-Bach is broken down into the polling districts of: Mynydd Garnlwyd, Bryn Rock, Treboeth, Penfilia, Tirdeunaw, Clasemont and Clase. Mynydd-Bach returns 3 councillors to the City and County of Swansea council.

2012 local council elections[edit]

Voter turnout for Mynydd-Bach in the 2012 local council elections was 34.9%. The results of the election were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Ceinwen Thomas Labour 1348 Labour hold
Byron George Owen Labour 1321 Labour hold
Gloria Tanner Labour 1190 Labour gain
Robert Welsby Independents 699
Audrey Clement Independents 683
Noel West Independents 476
Ann Jamal Liberal Democrats 215
John Ward Conservative 199
Emma Lynall Conservative 135


Coordinates: 51°39′52″N 3°57′12″W / 51.66451°N 3.95335°W / 51.66451; -3.95335