Baglan (electoral ward)

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Baglan
Population 6,819 (2011 census[1])
Principal area Neath Port Talbot
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Aberavon
Welsh Assembly Aberavon
Councillors Peter Richards (Labour)
Carol Clement (Labour)
Paul Greenaway (Labour)
List of places
UK
Wales
Neath Port Talbot


The Baglan electoral ward includes the communities of Baglan and Baglan Bay, in Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. Baglan falls within the parliamentary constituency of Aberavon.

Baglan is bounded by the wards of Briton Ferry West and Briton Ferry East to the north; Bryn and Cwmavon and Port Talbot to the east; and Aberavon and Sandfields West to the south.

The Baglan ward can be divided roughly into three zones. The industrial zone lies to the south west of the M4 Motorway at Baglan Bay on the site that was once occupied by a BP Chemical works. It is now an industrial regeneration area. The residential zone lies just to the northeast of the M4, consisting of Baglan village. The far north and eastern portion of the ward consists of undeveloped grassland and woodland.

On 3 May 2012 the Local Council elections were held. The turnout was 40.42% and the results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Peter Richards Labour 1190 Labour hold
Carol Clement Labour 1038 Labour hold
Paul Greenaway Labour 906 Labour gain
David Coslett Independent 881
John Tallamy Independent 862
Mike Lewis Independent 861
T J Morgan Conservative 186

References

  1. "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 11 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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