Upper Loughor

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Upper Loughor Ward
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Area 1.61 km2 (0.62 sq mi)
Population 2,771 (2011 census)
• Density 1,721/km2 (4,460/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors
  • Darren Price (Plaid Cymru)
List of places
UK
Wales
Swansea


Upper Loughor (Welsh: Casllwchwr Uchaf) is an electoral ward in the City and County of Swansea, Wales. The ward covers the eastern part of the town of Loughor in the parliamentary constituency of Gower.

It is bounded by Lower Loughor and the Loughor estuary to the west; Penyrheol to the north; Kingsbridge to the east and Gowerton to the south.

In the 2008 local council elections, the turnout for Upper Loughor was 42.69%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Darren Price Plaid Cymru 531 Plaid Cymru hold
Harding John (Snr.) Richards Labour 199
Wynford Jones Independents 105
Alan Thomas Protheroe Conservatives 89

Coordinates: 51°39′46″N 4°03′16″W / 51.66279°N 4.05450°W / 51.66279; -4.05450