Springfield (Hackney ward)

Springfield is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney occupying much of Upper Clapton and some of Stamford Hill; the ward is part of the Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency. The name is derived from Springfield Park.

Coordinates: 51°34′16″N 0°03′36″W / 51.571°N 0.060°W / 51.571; -0.060Coordinates: 51°34′16″N 0°03′36″W / 51.571°N 0.060°W / 51.571; -0.060
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
CountyGreater London
London boroughHackney
Created1 April 1965
 • BodyHackney London Borough Council
ONS code00AMGR
GSS codeE05000246


The ward returns three councillors to the Borough Council, with elections every four years. At the last election on 6 May 2010, Michael Levy and Simche Steinberger (both Conservative Party candidates); and Margaret Gordon (Labour Party) were returned. Turnout was 57%; with 3,993 votes cast.[1]


In 2001, Springfield ward had a total population of 10,854. This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.[2] The population at the 2011 Census was 12,371.[3]


  1. ^ 2010 Council Elections ward results - Springfield (LB Hackney) accessed 11 May 2010
  2. ^ LB Hackney Borough Profile "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.

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