Whitchurch & Tongwynlais

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Coordinates: 51°31′12″N 3°13′41″W / 51.520°N 3.228°W / 51.520; -3.228

Whitchurch & Tongwynlais ward
Electoral ward
Cardiff ward location - Whitchurch Tongwynlais.png
Location of Whitchurch & Tongwynlais ward within Cardiff
Population17,595 (2001 census)
OS grid referenceST181780
Principal area
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCARDIFF
Postcode districtCF15, CF14
Dialling code+44-29
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
Councillors4 (all Conservative)
List of places

Whitchurch & Tongwynlais (Welsh: Yr Eglwys Newydd a Thongwynlais) is an electoral ward of Cardiff, Wales. It covers some or all of the following areas: Coryton, Tongwynlais and Whitchurch in the parliamentary constituency of Cardiff North. It is bounded by Caerphilly county borough to the north; Rhiwbina and Heath to the east; Llandaff North to the south; Radyr & Morganstown and Pentyrch to the west.


Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament[edit]

Whitchurch & Tongwynlais is in the Cardiff North constituency for the Senedd. Since 2011 it has been represented by Julie Morgan MS, a member of the Labour Party

Houses of Parliament[edit]

The Westminster constituency of Cardiff North was represented by the Conservative Party's Craig Williams MP until the 2017 election, when Labour's Anna McMorrin won the seat.

Local Government[edit]

The ward has elected four councillors to the post-1996 Cardiff Council[1] and, prior to that, four (Conservative) councillors to Cardiff City Council since the ward's creation in 1983.[2]

Representation 1983 – date [1][2]
Election Conservative    Labour   
1983 4 0
1987 4 0
1991 4 0
1995 0 4
1999 1 3
2004 3 1
2008 4 0
2012 0 4
2017 4 0

Since the May 2017 election it has been represented by four Conservative councillors,[3] who replaced the sitting Labour councillors.


  1. ^ a b "Cardiff Council Election Results 1995-2012" (PDF). The Elections Centre (Plymouth University). Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Cardiff Welsh District Council Election Results 1973-1991" (PDF). The Elections Centre (Plymouth University). Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Election results for Whitchurch & Tongwynlais: Cardiff Council Elections 2017 - Thursday, 4th May, 2017". Cardiff Council. Retrieved 16 January 2018.