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Ashley Down

Ashley is one of thirty-five council wards in the city of Bristol in the United Kingdom. The ward contains the areas of Ashley Down, Baptist Mills, St Agnes, Montpelier, St Andrew's, St Paul's and St Werburghs.

Politics

Ashley is part of the Bristol West parliamentary constituency, which elects one Member of Parliament. The incumbent Member of Parliament is Stephen Williams MP, a Liberal Democrat.

On Bristol City Council, Ashley sends two councillors. Currently, these are Cllr Dr Jon Rogers, a liberal democrat, and Cllr Gus Hoyt of the Green party. Cllr Hoyt was elected in May 2011, following Cllr Rogers' re-election in 2009.

Ashley Down

Main article: Ashley Down

Ashley Down is an area sandwiched between Bishopston, Horfield and St Werburghs. The main artery is the Ashley Down Road. Ashley Down is the home of the City of Bristol College, Brunel Campus, once the Muller Homes orphanage, built between 1845 and 1849.

It is also the location of the Gloucestershire County Cricket ground.

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