Prince's (ward)

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Prince's ward is an administrative division of the London Borough of Lambeth, England. It is located in the North of the borough, bounded by the River Thames on the west and Kennington Park Road on the east. It is made up of much of Kennington and Vauxhall.

Prince's ward is located in the Vauxhall parliamentary constituency and is one of four wards in the borough's north Lambeth division.

Prince's contains two schools: Archbishop Sumner Primary School, and Vauxhall Primary School. Prince's along with its neighbouring Oval ward, is home to the buzzing night-time economy of Vauxhall, including the renowned Grade II listed, LGBT venue Royal Vauxhall Tavern.

Prince's is also the home of Vauxhall Gardens Estate Residents and Tenants Association (VGERTA) that represents 2,500 residents in Vauxhall Gardens Estate which is the biggest Residents and Tenants Association in Lambeth.

Local landmarks[edit]

  • Vauxhall City Farm, located in the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens.
  • British Secret Intelligence Service, MI6 Headquarters, on Albert Embankment
  • Newport Street Gallery, home to Damien Hirst's art collection
  • The City and Guilds of London Art School, one of the longest-established art colleges in the country, has been at Kennington Park Road since 1879
  • The Cinema Museum on Dugard Way.

Lambeth Council elections[edit]

Prince's 2018(3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Amos* 2,395 57.8
Labour Jon Davies 2,325
Labour Jo Simpson* 2,256
Liberal Democrat Richard Hardman 644 13.6
Green Helen Gardiner 591 11.0
Conservative Claire Barker 590 12.6
Liberal Democrat Colette Thomas 542
Conservative Michael Jefferson 482
Conservative Jon Harrison 481
Liberal Democrat Christopher Keating 461
Green Fern Lindsay 422
Women’s Equality Eleanor Hemmens 326 2.7
Green Nick Hemus 318
UKIP Alan Bowles 101 2.1
UKIP Robert Stephenson 75
UKIP Mattias Tornstrand 67
Federalist Party Stuart Clark 26 0.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Prince's by-election, 7 May 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Valia McClure 3,452
Liberal Democrat Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett 1,748
Conservative Gareth Wallace 1,618
Green Marie James 901
TUSC Kingsley Abrahams 99
Socialist (GB) Danny Lambert 42
Majority 1,704
Turnout 7,760
Labour hold Swing
Prince's 2014 (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Amos* 2,342 49.9
Labour Chris Marsh 2,160
Labour Joanne Simpson 2,058
Conservative Claire Barker 761 16.2
Conservative James Bellis 705
Conservative Michael Poole-Wilson 606
Green Eleanor Halsall 548 11.7
Green Joe Taylor 479
Liberal Democrat Vivienne Baines 441 9.4
Green Fern Lindsay 428
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Baines 401
Liberal Democrat Daisy Christodoulou 360
UKIP John Dodds 334 7.1
Independent John Howard 170 3.6
TUSC Laurence Hutchinson 95 2.0
Total votes 11,888
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Prince's 2010 (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mark Harrison 2,847
Labour Lorna Campbell * 2,804
Labour Stephen Morgan * 2,653
Liberal Democrat Gloria Gomez Canal 1,371
Liberal Democrat Sandra Lawman 1,343
Liberal Democrat John Munro 1,246
Conservative James Bellis 1,161
Conservative Michael Poole-Wilson 1,083
Conservative Richard Rajgopaul-Hicklin 1,051
Green Emily Butterworth 644
Green Joseph Healy 381
Green Marcus Letts 337
English Democrat John Dodds 135
English Democrat Alfredo Cordal 106
Total votes 17,162
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Prince's 2006 (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lorna Campbell 1,486
Labour Samuel Townend 1,075
Labour James Morgan 1,046
Liberal Democrat Rita Fitzgerald 991
Liberal Democrat Keite Fitchett * 867
Liberal Democrat Charles Anglin * 876
Conservative Liam Campbell 856
Conservative Richard Hyslop 505
Green Paul Steedman 495
Conservative Nicholas Gibbon 476
LEABP Eugenia Rattigan 153
LEABP Andrew Amos 137
Total votes 9,433
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Princes's 2002 (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Keith Fitchett* 1,444
Liberal Democrat Charles Anglin* 1,404
Liberal Democrat Dinti Wakefield 1,402
Labour Stephen Morgan 1,236
Labour Peter Bowyer 1,185
Labour Samuel Townend 1,183
Conservative Andrew Hayes 464
Green James Wallace 260
Conservative Simon Allison 250
Conservative Kiloran Heckels 242
Turnout 8,870 34.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

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Coordinates: 51°29′31″N 0°06′54″W / 51.492°N 0.115°W / 51.492; -0.115