New River (ward)

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New River
Electoral ward
Coordinates: 51°34′08″N 0°04′52″W / 51.569°N 0.081°W / 51.569; -0.081Coordinates: 51°34′08″N 0°04′52″W / 51.569°N 0.081°W / 51.569; -0.081
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Hackney
Created 1 April 1965
Abolished May 2014
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
ONS code 00AMGP
GSS code E05000244

New River was a ward in the London Borough of Hackney and forms part of the Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency. Consisting of an area of Stamford Hill the ward also incorporated the large council estate of Woodberry Down.

The ward returned three councillors to the Borough Council, with elections every four years. At the previous election on 6 May 2010 Maureen Middleton (Conservative Party); and Labour Party candidates Michael Jones and Sean Mulready were returned. Turnout was 56%; with 3,956 votes cast.[1]

In 2011 New River ward had a total population of 12,551. This compared with the average ward population within the borough of 12,962.[2]


  1. ^ "Election 2010 results". Hackney Today (231). Hackney London Borough Council. 10 May 2010. p. 4.
  2. ^ "Usual Resident Population (KS101EW)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 April 2016.