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Encyclopedia > Gower (electoral ward)
Gower ward
Image:Wm swansea gower.jpg
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: Maps for SS4890
Geography
Principal locality Gower Peninsula
Total population 3,654 (2001 census)
Land area (kmĀ²) 113.20 (2001 census)
Administration
Local council: City and County of Swansea
Number of councillors: 1
Nation: Wales
Post office and telephone
PostCode(s): SA3, SA4
Dialling code: +44-1792
Politics
UK Parliament: Gower
European Parliament: Wales

The Gower electoral ward covers the remote western part of the Gower Peninsula in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. The ward lies in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. Image File history File links Wm_swansea_gower. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... Rhossili Beach on the Gower peninsula of South Wales The Gower peninsula (Welsh: Gŵyr) is one of the UKs major tourist attractions and is the best-known district in Wales after Snowdonia. ... Map of countries by population Taiwanese people waiting for the Taipei Rapid Transit System in Taipei, Republic of China(Taiwan). ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ... City & County of Swansea council http://www. ... A councillor is a member of a council (such as a city council), particularly in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and other parts of the Commonwealth. ... Home Nations is a term used to refer to the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (collectively, but also as separate entities, distinct from the United Kingdom as a whole), or the nations of the British Isles (traditionally England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland). ... Motto: (Welsh for Wales for ever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) English, Welsh Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779 km² (3rd... UK and Australian postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... To see the list in alphabetical order see the categories UK Parliamentary constituencies and UK Parliamentary constituencies (historic). ... Gower is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Sign in the entrance of the European Parliament building in Brussels, written in all the official languages used in the European Union as of July 2006 The European Parliament building in Strasbourg The inside of the Strasbourg building The European Parliament building in Brussels The European Parliament (formerly European Parliamentary... Wales is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods... Rhossili Beach on the Gower peninsula of South Wales The Gower peninsula (Welsh: Gŵyr) is one of the UKs major tourist attractions and is the best-known district in Wales after Snowdonia. ... Swansea (Welsh: , mouth of the Tawe) is a city and county in South Wales in the United Kingdom, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower Peninsula. ... Approximate extent of South Wales South Wales (Welsh: ) is an area of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the north and west. ... Gower is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...


The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following villages and areas: Bishopston, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Ilston, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Fforest, Hendy, Bolgoed, Crofty, Gorseinon, Llanmorlais, Pentrebach, Poundffald, Slade, Three Crosses and Upper Killay. A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods, thoroughfares, parishes, landmarks, geographical... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon... The electoral ward of Gower, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon... The electoral ward of Gower, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Ilston, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Fforest... Port Eynon is the name of a village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Reynoldston is the name of a rural village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Rhossili is a small village on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Wales. ...


The ward is bounded by Penclawdd to the north east, Fairwood to the east and Pennard to the south east. It comprises a number of communities: Ilston, "Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton", Llanrhidian Lower, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston and Rhossili. Penclawdd is a village situated in North Gower and falls within the administrative area of Swansea, South Wales. ... Fairwood is a census-designated place located in Spokane County, Washington. ... The electoral ward of Pennard, City and county of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Kittle, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen... The electoral ward of Gower, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard... Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton are villages in Swansea, south Wales. ... Llanrhidian Lower is a community in Swansea, south Wales. ... Port Eynon is the name of a village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Reynoldston is the name of a rural village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Rhossili is a small village on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Wales. ...


National Assembly for Wales

The Gower returns one constituency member to the National Assembly for Wales currently Edwina Hart. It votes in the South Wales West region which elects four list members.[1] The National Assembly for Wales (or NAfW) (Welsh: ) is a devolved assembly with power to make legislation in Wales, and is also responsible for most UK government departments in Wales. ... Edwina Hart (born 1957) is the the Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Social Justice and Regeneration. ...


Swansea Airport

Swansea Airport is based in the district of Fairwood in Gower, about 6.5 miles west of Swansea city centre Swansea Airport (IATA: SWS, ICAO: EGFH) is a minor airport located at Fairwood Common on the Gower Peninsula to the west of Swansea. ...


References

  1. ^ see National Assembly for Wales:Assembly members map


Swansea electoral wards

Bishopston | Bon-y-maen | Castle | Clydach | Cockett | Cwmbwrla | Dunvant | Fairwood | Gorseinon | Gower | Gowerton | Killay North | Killay South | Kingsbridge | Landore | Llangyfelach | Llansamlet | Lower Loughor | Mawr | Mayals | Morriston | Mynydd-Bach | Newton | Oystermouth | Penclawdd | Penderry | Penllergaer | Pennard | Penyrheol | Pontarddulais | St. Thomas | Sketty | Townhill | Uplands | Upper Loughor | West Cross Swansea (Welsh: , mouth of the Tawe) is a city and county in South Wales in the United Kingdom, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower Peninsula. ... A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods... The electoral ward of Bishopston in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas: Barland Common, Caswell, Clyne Common, Bishopston, Manselfield, Murton, Oldway, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. ... The electoral ward of Bon-y-maen, Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas: Bonymaen, Pentrechwyth, Pentre Dwr, Winch Wen, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East. ... The electoral ward of Castle, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas: Swansea City Centre, Brynmelin, Dyfatty, Marina, Parts of Mount Pleasant and Sandfields in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea West. ... The electoral ward of Clydach, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas: Clydach and Glais (East) in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. ... The electoral ward of Cockett, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas: Cadle, Cwmdu, Coedweig, Gendros, Gors, Fforestfach, Cockett and Waunarlwydd, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea West Cockett The suburb of Cockett is located about 1. ... Cwmbwrla is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a suburb in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... Dunvant is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a village in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... The electoral ward of Fairwood, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Fforest, Hendy, Bolgoed, Crofty, Gorseinon, Gowerton, Grovesend, Llanmorlais, Loughor, Pen-clawdd, Penllergaer, Pentrebach, Pontardulais, Pontlliw, Poundffald, Three Crosses. ... Gorseinon is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a town in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... Gowerton is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a village in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... The electoral ward of Killay North, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Cadle, Cockett, Felindre, Fforest-fach, Llangyfelach, Tirdeunaw, Waunarlwydd. ... The electoral ward of Killay South, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay. ... The electoral ward of Kingsbridge, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Fforest, Hendy, Bolgoed, Crofty, Gorseinon, Gowerton, Grovesend, Llanmorlais, Loughor, Pen-clawdd, Penllergaer, Pentrebach, Pontardulais, Pontlliw, Poundffald, Three Crosses, Cadle, Cockett, Felindre, Fforest-fach, Llangyfelach, Tirdeunaw, Waunarlwydd. ... The electoral ward of Landore, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Bon-y-maen, Cwm, Landore, Pentre-chwyth, Swansea, Cadle, Cockett, Felindre, Fforest-fach, Llangyfelach, Tirdeunaw, Waunarlwydd, Clydach, Craigcefnparc, Morriston, Pant-lasau, Plasmarl, Vardre, Ynystawe. ... The electoral ward of Llangyfelach, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Fforest, Hendy, Bolgoed, Crofty, Gorseinon, Gowerton, Grovesend, Llanmorlais, Loughor, Pen-clawdd, Penllergaer, Pentrebach, Pontardulais, Pontlliw, Poundffald, Three Crosses, Cadle, Cockett, Felindre, Fforest-fach, Llangyfelach, Tirdeunaw, Waunarlwydd, Clydach, Craigcefnparc, Morriston... The electoral ward of Llansamlet, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Bon-y-maen, Cwm, Landore, Pentre-chwyth, Swansea, Clydach, Craigcefnparc, Morriston, Pant-lasau, Vardre, Ynystawe, Birchgrove, Glais, Llansamlet, Pentre-Dwr. ... The electoral ward of Lower Loughor, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Fforest, Hendy, Bolgoed, Crofty, Gorseinon, Gowerton, Grovesend, Llanmorlais, Loughor, Pen-clawdd, Penllergaer, Pentrebach, Pontardulais, Pontlliw, Poundffald, Three Crosses. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Mayals is the name of an electoral ward and a suburb of the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... Morriston is a district of Swansea, situated in the North East of the City. ... Mynydd-Bach is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a suburb in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon... Oystermouth is the name of an electoral ward and a village in the Mumbles community and also the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... Penclawdd is a village situated in North Gower and falls within the administrative area of Swansea, South Wales. ... Penderry is the name of an electoral ward and a community in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... Swansea (Welsh: Abertawe - aber river-mouth + river Tawe) is a city and county in South Wales, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower peninsula. ... The electoral ward of Pennard, City and county of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Kittle, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen... The electoral ward of Penyrheol, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Fforest, Hendy, Bolgoed, Crofty, Gorseinon, Gowerton, Grovesend, Llanmorlais, Loughor, Pen-clawdd, Penllergaer, Pentrebach, Pontardulais, Pontlliw, Poundffald, Three Crosses. ... Pontarddulais is a town in south Wales. ... Sketty is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a suburb in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... Townhill is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a suburban district in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... The ward of Uplands is located in the city of Swansea. ... The electoral ward of Upper Loughor, City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Fforest, Hendy, Bolgoed, Crofty, Gorseinon, Gowerton, Grovesend, Llanmorlais, Loughor, Pen-clawdd, Penllergaer, Pentrebach, Pontardulais, Pontlliw, Poundffald, Three Crosses. ... West Cross is the name of an electoral ward and a suburb in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ...


 
 

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