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London Borough of Wandsworth

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London Borough of Wandsworth
Wandsworth
Shown within Greater London
Geography
Status:London borough
Area:
- Total
Ranked 331st
34.26 km²
ONS code:00BJ
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 26th
274,148
8,002 / km²
Ethnicity:78.0% White
6.9% S.Asian
9.6% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Wandsworth London Borough Council
http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative
MPs:Justine Greening, Sadiq Khan, Martin Linton
London Assembly:
- Member
Merton and Wandsworth
- Elizabeth Howlett

The London Borough of Wandsworth is a London borough in southwest London. It was formed in 1965 from the Metropolitan Borough of Battersea and much of the former Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth, but excluding Clapham and most of Streatham, both of which were transferred to the London Borough of Lambeth. It includes the areas:


Demographics of Wandsworth

According to the 2001 census Wandsworth has a population of 260,380. 78% of the population is White, 5% Black Caribbean, 4% Black African and 3% Indian. 52% of households are owner-occupiers.

Wandsworth also has a conflicting political makeup. Whilst the borough council is solidly Conservative, the borough tends to elect Labour members of Parliament.

See also


Greater London | London Flag of England

London boroughs : Barking and Dagenham | Barnet | Bexley | Brent | Bromley | Camden | City of London | Croydon | Ealing | Enfield | Greenwich | Hackney | Hammersmith and Fulham | Haringey | Harrow | Havering | Hillingdon | Hounslow | Islington | Kensington and Chelsea | Kingston | Lambeth | Lewisham | Merton | Newham | Redbridge | Richmond | Southwark | Sutton | Tower Hamlets | Waltham Forest | Wandsworth | Westminster

Greater London Authority | London Assembly | Mayor of London

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