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Ingol


The ward of Ingol (red) shown within Preston (orange)
District: Preston
UK Parliament constituency: Fylde
Ceremonial county: Lancashire
Region: North West
Coordinates
 SD547303
Population (2001): 7395
Councillors
  • Pauline Brown – Liberal Democrat
  • Bill Shannon – Liberal Democrat
  • Peter Pringle – Liberal Democrat


Ingol is an electoral ward and with its near neighbour Tanterton a district of Prestonmarker, Englandmarker. With a golf course within its boundaries and continued new housing development, the area is suburban in its northern and central areas with a more significant low income housing area in its eastern part. Ingol and Tanterton straddle the historic boundary between the former separate council areas of Preston, and Fulwood.Ingol has running through it the main Woodplumptonmarker Road running from Preston’s Lane Ends shopping community to the villages in the parish of Woodplumpton and the borough of Wyremarker. The city-wide orbital service provided by Preston Bus cuts through both suburban and new-build areas of the Ingol area.Three 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 Lancashiremarker county council electoral division of Preston West.

Current members



Election Member Party
Preston Council election, 2008 Pauline Brown Liberal Democrat
Preston Council election, 2007 Peter Pringle Liberal Democrat
Preston Council election, 2006 Bill Shannon Liberal Democrat


Demographics

From the 2001 census , the area had a population of 7,395. Of this figure, 79% described themselves as Christian. At the 2008 local elections, the valid electorate for Ingol ward was 5,642.

Geography

The ward is in the west of the city with the M55 motorway at its northern edge, largely following Woodplumpton Road from Tulkethmarker to the boundary of Woodplumpton parish, then continuing through terraced and detached housing in an easterly direction. A number of Preston Bus services use the local roads through the area.

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