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Deepdale


The ward of Deepdale (red) shown within Preston (orange)
District: City of Prestonmarker
UK Parliament constituency: Preston
Ceremonial county: Lancashiremarker
Region: North West England
Coordinates
 SD547303
Population (2001): 5823
Councillors
  • Terry Cartwright - Independent
  • Joyce Cartwright - Independent


Deepdale is an electoral ward in Prestonmarker, Lancashiremarker, Englandmarker. The ward is home to the Deepdalemarker football stadium of Preston North End. The ward is a predominately urban area of terraced housing, notable for one of the largest Muslim populations in the city.

Deepdale borders Moor Parkmarker, boasting a number of mosques and the only branch of Domino's Pizza in Preston. The former Deepdale railway stationmarker was to be found in this ward.

Two members of Preston City Council, elected 'in thirds' in first past the post elections each year, are returned from the ward.

The ward forms part of the Lancashire County Council electoral division of Preston Central North.

Current members

Election Member Party
Preston Council election, 2008 Terry Cartwright Independent
Preston Council election, 2006 Joyce Cartwright Independent


Demographics

From the 2001 census, Deepdale ward had a population of 5,802. Of this figure, 43.7% described themselves as Muslim.

Geography

The ward is in the east of the city on the outskirts of the centre, largely following Deepdale Road from HMP Preston to Watling Street Road, then continuing through terraced and detached housing in an easterly direction. A number of Preston Bus services use the local roads through the area. Deepdale ward also includes Holme Slack estate and Deepdale Retail Park.

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