Shown within City of Preston
Population 7,380 (2011)[1]
DistrictCity of Preston
Ceremonial countyLancashire
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU Parliament North West
UK ParliamentPreston
  • Robert Boswell – Labour
  • Matthew Brown – Labour
  • Peter Rankin – Labour
List of places
Tulketh Mill and the Lancaster Canal

Tulketh is an electoral ward in Preston, Lancashire, England. The ward is named for the former Tulketh Mill, the building of which remains in the division off the A5085 Blackpool Road.

Tulketh returns three members to Preston City Council, elected 'in thirds' in first past the post elections each year. The ward is currently represented by three Labour councillors.

The ward forms part of the Lancashire County Council electoral division of Preston Central South. Tulketh is commonly thought of as part of Ashton on Ribble.

Current members

Preston Council election, 2007 Robert Boswell Labour
Preston Council election, 2008 Matthew Brown Labour
Preston Council election, 2010 Peter Rankin Labour


From the 2001 census, Tulketh ward had a population of 6,886. Of this figure, just under three-quarters (74.5) described themselves as Christian. Over 10% of the population are retired, and just under 10% are students. Here is a 2011 ethnic breakdown of Tulketh.

Tulketh 2011 Ethnic Groups Tulketh City of Preston
White British 83.4% 75.7%
Other White 4.9% 3.5%
Asian 6.9% 15.5%
Black 1.1% 1.2%


The ward is in the northwest of Preston, taking in terraced streets and detached houses from outside the University of Central Lancashire campus to suburbia on both sides of the main Blackpool Road, and to the west of the A6 Garstang Road.

See also

Coordinates: 53°45′47″N 2°42′43″W / 53.76306°N 2.71194°W / 53.76306; -2.71194


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