St George's, Preston

Coordinates: 53°46′08″N 2°41′53″W / 53.769°N 2.698°W / 53.769; -2.698

St George’s

Shown within City of Preston
Population 6,084 (2011)
DistrictCity of Preston
Ceremonial countyLancashire
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU Parliament North West
UK ParliamentPreston
  • James Hull – Labour
  • Taalib Shamsuddin – Labour
List of places

St George’s is an electoral ward in Preston, Lancashire, England. The ward is adjacent to the larger Deepdale to the east and is considered to be more an area within Deepdale than a distinct community of its own. The ward was created in 2002 for the Preston Council election, 2002, taking in the terraces running from Deepdale Road to St Paul’s Road adjacent to Moor Park, running south towards the city centre. The eastern parts of the University of Central Lancashire campus in included within the St George’s boundaries. Its name comes from the main road running east/west from Deepdale Road to the A6 Garstang Road. 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 South.

Current members

Preston Council election, 2008 James Hull Labour Party
Preston Council election, 2010 Taalib Shamsuddin Labour Party


From the 2001 census,[1] St George’s ward had a population of 5,049. Of this figure, 26.7% described themselves as Muslim. The population at the Census 2011 was measured at 6,084.[2]

See also


  1. Office for National Statistics
  2. "Preston Ward population 2011". Retrieved 16 January 2016.
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