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Llansamlet Ward
Wm swansea llansamlet.jpg
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: Maps for SS6998
Principal locality Llansamlet
Total population 12,003 (2001 census)
Land area (km²) 15.54 (2001 census)
Local council: City and County of Swansea
Number of councillors: 4
Nation: Wales
Post office and telephone
PostCode(s): SA7
Dialling code: +44-1792
Welsh Assembly: Swansea East
UK Parliament: Swansea East
European Parliament: Wales

Llansamlet is the name of an electoral ward and a coterminous community City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. Llansamlet does not have a community council.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following geographical areas: Birchgrove, Glais, Heol Las, Llansamlet, Morriston, Peniel Green, Pentre-Dwr, Talycoppa and Trallwn in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East. The Llansamlet ward is bounded by the wards of Clydach to the north, Morriston to the west, Neath Port Talbot county borough to the east, and Bonymaen to the south.

2008 local elections

In the 2008 local elections, the turnout was 31.07%. The restuls were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Penelope Margaret Matthews Labour 1119 Labour hold
Dennis Henry James Labour 1109 Labour hold
Christopher Ryland Doyle Labour 919 Labour hold
June Evans Independent 912 Independent hold
Royston Richards Labour 877
Carl William Lewis Independent 753
Margaret Lydia Harris Independent 722
Clive Bennett BNP 635
Carolyne Shan Couch Plaid Cymru 616
Janine Michelle Ida Barnes Conservatives 520
Jonathan Kieth Barnes Conservatives 511
Christian John Holliday Conservatives 475
Rosemarie Bridgeman Liberal Democrats 411
Mathew James Reacord Liberal Democrats 379
Geoffrey Raymond Lloyd Conservatives 361


The suburb of Llansamlet is the area where part of the Swansea Enterprise Park is located.

Trallwn is a suburb to the east of the ward comprising a large housing estate and a local primary school. Just to the south of Trallwn is Pentre Dwr, a predominantly farming and rural area. There are a number of horse riding schools here.

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Coordinates: 51°39′56″N 3°53′44″W / 51.66546°N 3.89555°W / 51.66546; -3.89555



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