Springfield (Hackney ward)

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Electoral ward
Coordinates: 51°34′16″N 0°03′36″W / 51.571°N 0.060°W / 51.571; -0.060Coordinates: 51°34′16″N 0°03′36″W / 51.571°N 0.060°W / 51.571; -0.060
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Hackney
Created 1 April 1965
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
ONS code 00AMGR
GSS code E05000246

Springfield is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney occupying much of Upper Clapton and some of Stamford Hill; the ward is part of the Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency. The name is derived from Springfield Park.

The ward returns three councillors to the Borough Council, with elections every four years. At the last election on 6 May 2010, Michael Levy and Simche Steinberger (both Conservative Party candidates); and Margaret Gordon (Labour Party) were returned. Turnout was 57%; with 3,993 votes cast.[1]

In 2001, Springfield ward had a total population of 10,854. This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.[2] The population at the 2011 Census was 12,371.[3]


  1. ^ 2010 Council Elections ward results - Springfield (LB Hackney) accessed 11 May 2010
  2. ^ LB Hackney Borough Profile "1.5 Population density", and table 1.10 "Population by ward, 2001" pp. 20; (LB Hackney, 2006) accessed 6 October 2009
  3. ^ "Hackney Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 October 2016.

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