Stannington (ward)

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Coordinates: 53°23′38″N 1°32′42″W / 53.394°N 1.545°W / 53.394; -1.545

Shown within Sheffield
Population18,222 (2011)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
UK Parliament
CouncillorsDavid Baker (Liberal Democrats)
Vickie Priestley (Liberal Democrats)
Penny Baker (Liberal Democrats)
List of places

Stannington ward is one of the 28 electoral wards in the City of Sheffield, England. It is located in the western part of the borough, including some westernmost suburbs of the city; most of the land is rural. The population of the ward at the 2011 Census was 18,222.[1]

It is one of the wards that make up the Sheffield Hallam parliamentary constituency.


The population of this ward in 2011 was 18,222 in 8,030 Households[1] in a land area of 102 km2 (39 sq mi), of which over 90% is greenspace.[2]

Most of the area of the ward is covered by the civil parish of Bradfield.[3]

The ward includes parts of the western fringes of the greater connurbation of Sheffield, including: the Stannington and Middlewood suburbs of Sheffield, and the village suburbs of Loxley and Worrall, all located on the eastern fringes of the ward. The remainder of the eastern half of the ward is mostly agricultural land, including some industry, and several reservoirs (Damflask Reservoir, Dale Dike Reservoir, Strines Reservoir, and Agden Reservoir) and includes the villages of Low Bradfield, High Bradfield, and Dungworth.[3][4]

The western part of the ward is moorland, including Howden and Bradfield moors, and contains no significant settlements.[3][4]

See also[edit]

  • Moscar Cross, boundary marker and guide stone, and area on the Derbyshire border.


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  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics – Area: Stannington (Ward)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  2. ^ Area: Stannington (Ward) - Key Figures for Physical Environment, Office for National Statistics
  3. ^ a b c "Area: Bradfield CP (Parish)", 2001 Census: Key Statistics, Office for National Statistics
  4. ^ a b Ordnance Survey, 1:25000. c.2012

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