Queensbridge (ward)

Queensbridge was a ward in the London Borough of Hackney, forming part of the Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency.

Queensbridge
Coordinates: 51°32′20″N 0°03′50″W / 51.539°N 0.064°W / 51.539; -0.064Coordinates: 51°32′20″N 0°03′50″W / 51.539°N 0.064°W / 51.539; -0.064
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionLondon
CountyGreater London
London boroughHackney
Created1 April 1965
AbolishedMay 2014
Government
 • BodyHackney London Borough Council
ONS code00AMGQ
GSS codeE05000245

The ward, renamed London Fields as of the 2014 local elections, returns three councillors to Borough Council, with an election every four years. At the election on 6 May 2010, Emma Plouviez, Tom Price, and Patrick Vernon, all Labour Party candidates, were returned. Turnout was 58%, with 5,360 votes cast.[1]

In 2001, Queensbridge ward had a total population of 10,165, near the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.[2] The population at the 2011 Census was 13,670.[3]

The ward is part of the neighbourhood of Shoreditch, and includes London Fields and Broadway Market.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2010 election results - Queensbridge Archived May 12, 2010, at the Wayback Machine (LB Hackney) accessed 11 May 2010
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ "Hackney Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  4. ^ A Profile of Queensbridge Ward Archived April 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, Hackney Council. Retrieved 2011-10-12.

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