Plasnewydd

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Coordinates: 51°29′28″N 3°10′01″W / 51.491°N 3.167°W / 51.491; -3.167

Plasnewydd electoral ward of Cardiff

Plasnewydd (English: New Manor) is a community and electoral ward of Cardiff, Wales. It falls within the parliamentary constituency of Cardiff Central. It is bounded by the electoral wards of Cyncoed to the north; Penylan to the northeast; Adamsdown to the southwest; and Cathays to the west. It mainly covers the district of Roath. The ward population taken at the 2011 census was 18,166.[1]

Plasnewydd ward elects four councillors to sit on Cardiff Council.[2] The Council's Liberal Democrat leader Rodney Berman represented the Plasnewydd ward until he was defeated, following two recounts, in the May 2012 Council elections.[3] All four seats were then represented by the Labour Party.[2]

Notable Places[edit]

  • Mackintosh Community Centre
  • Shelly Gardens
  • Plasnewydd Community Hall
  • Saint Peter's RC Primary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Date announced for Cardiff council by-election in Roath", Wales Online, 17 August 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Cardiff council's Rodney Berman toppled in cull of leaders", BBC News, 4 May 2012. Retrieved 8 November 2016.

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