Swiss Cottage (ward)

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Swiss Cottage
Electoral ward
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Camden
Created May 1978
Named for Swiss Cottage

Swiss Cottage is a ward in the London Borough of Camden, in the United Kingdom. The ward was created for the May 1978 election[1] and was redrawn in May 2002.[2] The population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 12,900.[3]

Swiss Cottage ward is a long, thin ward centred on the intersection between Avenue Road and Finchley Road at Swiss Cottage. To the west of the intersection, it includes South Hampstead. To the south-east, it includes the northern part of St John's Wood and western part of Primrose Hill.

Under its previous form, Swiss Cottage covered just South Hampstead, while the former Adelaide ward covered the parts of the ward the east of Finchley Road (including Ye Olde Swiss Cottage itself).

Election results[edit]

The last election was held on 22 May 2014.

Swiss Cottage ward election, 22 May 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Marshall 1,340 15.1%
Conservative Roger Freeman 1,294 14.6%
Conservative Don Williams 1,221 13.8%
Labour Ben Nunn 1,029 11.6%
Labour Simon Pearson 1,008 11.4%
Labour Gretel Reynolds 960 10.8%
Green Tom Franklin 433 4.9%
Green Helen Jack 367 4.1%
Liberal Democrat Jill Newbrook 347 3.9%
Green Sheila Patton 339 3.8%
Liberal Democrat Chris Butler 300 3.4%
Liberal Democrat Andrew Haslam-Jones 230 2.6%
Majority 192 2.2%
Turnout 8,886 34.7%
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ London Borough Council Elections (1978)
  2. ^ London Borough Council Elections (2002)
  3. ^ "Camden Ward population 2016". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 October 2016.