Wick (ward)

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Electoral ward
Coordinates: 51°32′49″N 0°02′02″W / 51.547°N 0.034°W / 51.547; -0.034Coordinates: 51°32′49″N 0°02′02″W / 51.547°N 0.034°W / 51.547; -0.034
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Hackney
Created 1 April 1965
Abolished May 2014
Named for Hackney Wick
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
ONS code 00AMGU
GSS code E05000249

Wick is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney that forms part of the Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency. It fully covers the area of Hackney Wick and includes the part of the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics being built in the Borough.

The ward returns three councillors to Borough Council, with an election every four years. At the previous local election on 6 May 2010 Anntoinette Bramble, Chris Kennedy, and Jessica Webb, all Labour Party candidates, were returned. Turnout was 54%; with 4,324 votes cast.[1]

Wick ward has a total population of 11,027, increasing to 11,734 at the 2011 Census.[2] This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.[3]


  1. ^ 2010 Council Elections results for Hackney Wick (LB Hackney) accessed 11 May 2010
  2. ^ "Hackney Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  3. ^ LB Hackney Borough Profile[permanent dead link] "1.5 Population density", and table 1.10 "Population by ward, 2001" pp. 20; (LB Hackney, 2006) accessed 6 October 2009

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