Shown within City of Preston
|District||City of Preston|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||North West|
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.
|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|
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.
Coordinates: 53°45′47″N 2°42′43″W / 53.76306°N 2.71194°W