Sandfields East

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Sandfields East
Population 6,895 (2011 census)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Ted Latham (Labour)
  • Sean Pursey (Labour)
  • Matthew Crowley (Labour)
List of places
Neath Port Talbot

Sandfields East (Welsh: Dwyrain Traethmelyn) is an electoral ward and a community of Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. It is part of the parliamentary constituency of Aberavon.

Sandfields East is bounded by the wards of Sandfields West to the northwest, Aberavon to the northeast and Margam to the southeast. It is bounded by Swansea Bay to the southwest. Sandfields East is a mostly urbanised ward and consists of council housing inland with private homes and old peoples accommodation near the beach area. Neath Port Talbot Hospital is located in the ward.

In the 2017 local council elections, the electorate turnout was %. The councillors who were elected were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Ted Latham Labour 1064 Labour hold
Sean Pursey Labour 1002 Labour gain
Matthew Crowley Labour 937 Labour hold
Deborah Bamsey Plaid Cymru 583
Captain Beany Independent 504

Coordinates: 51°35′16″N 3°48′31″W / 51.58770°N 3.80858°W / 51.58770; -3.80858