West Cross (electoral ward)

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West Cross ward
Wm swansea west cross.jpg
Area2.48 km2 (0.96 sq mi)
Population6,448 (2011 census)
• Density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Mark Clive Child (Labour)
  • Desmond Wilfred William Thomas (Labour)
List of places

West Cross is the name of an electoral ward in the Mumbles community and a suburb in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. The ward falls within the Mumbles community.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Manselfield, Norton, West Cross, Mumbles and Newton, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. It is bordered by the wards of Mayals to the north; Swansea Bay to the east; Oystermouth and Newton to the south; and Bishopston to the west.

The turnout for the 2008 local council elections for West Cross was 47.19%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Mark Clive Child Labour 1050 Labour hold
Desmond Wilfred William Thomas Labour 1034 Labour hold
Elaine Hughes Conservatives 894
Philip Joel Swinnerton Conservatives 771
Simon Hugh Arthur Liberal Democrats 440
William Keith Jones Liberal Democrats 377
Marion Williams Green Party 187
Erica Georgina Powell Green Party 144

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Coordinates: 51°34′58″N 4°00′27″W / 51.58267°N 4.00758°W / 51.58267; -4.00758