The Renfrewshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1998/3249/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-12-17

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 3249 (S. 205)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SCOTLAND
The Renfrewshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Made
17th December 1998

Coming into force
1st January 1999

Whereas under section 17(1) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973(1), as read with Schedule 5 to that Act(2), the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland on 30th September 1998 submitted to the Secretary of State a report on a review together with its proposals for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Renfrewshire Council;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 17(2) and 233(3) of, and Schedule 5 to, the said Act and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Renfrewshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st January 1999.

Interpretation

2.  In the Schedule to this Order–

(a)a reference to–

(i)an electoral ward is a reference to that electoral ward as constituted in this Order; and

(ii)a road, footpath, railway line, river, burn or canal shall, where the context so admits, be construed as a reference to the centre line of the feature concerned; and

(b)the following abbreviations are used:–

“EW” for electoral ward;

“NG Ref” for National Grid Reference as published on Ordnance Survey Maps.

Electoral arrangements

3.  The area of Renfrewshire Council shall be divided into 40 wards, having the names, contents and boundaries set forth in the Schedule to this Order.

Henry B McLeish
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
17th December 1998

Article 3

SCHEDULEELECTORAL WARDS

Ward 1 Shortroods

Commencing at a point where the Paisley-Bishopton railway crosses the White Cart Water at NG Ref NS 4844 6424; then generally north westward along the said railway line to a point NG Ref NS 4792 6434 where it crosses an access road to a Builder’s Yard; then north eastward along the said access road to and eastward along St James Street to Caledonia Street; then northward along the said street to and westward along Murray Street to where it is crossed by the Paisley to Bishopton railway; then north westward along the said railway line to where it crosses the River Gryfe at NG Ref NS 4546 6734; then generally north eastward and south eastward along the said river to where it merges with the Black Cart Water; then north eastward, eastward, north eastward, south eastward and north eastward along the said water to where it merges with the White Cart Water at NG Ref NS 4959 6824; then generally southward along the said water to point of commencement.

Ward 2 St. James

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4575 6349 where the Paisley-Johnstone railway line crosses the Linwood Road; then generally north eastward along the said railway to a point in line with the western curtilage of Nos. 85-87 Blackstoun Oval; then northward in a straight line to the said curtilage and continuing generally north eastward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 85-87 to Nos. 147-149 Blackstoun Oval to and along the western curtilage of Nos. 25-27 Blackstoun Road to the said road; then north westward along the said road to Bankfoot Road; then north eastward and north westward along the said road to Darkwood Crescent; then south eastward along the said crescent to Tannahill Terrace; then north eastward along the said terrace to and north westward along Tannahill Road to Ferguslie Park Avenue; then south eastward along the said avenue to Greenhill Road; then northward along the said road to the south western boundary of EW 1; then south eastward, eastward southward and south eastward along the said EW boundary and continuing along the Paisley - Bishopton railway line to NG Ref NS 4848 6423; then due south to the Paisley-Johnstone railway line at NG Ref NS 4848 6422; then westward along the said railway line to a point due north of Sutherland Street; then southward to and along the said street and southward along the western curtilages of Nos. 30-50 Underwood Lane and No.6 Oakshawhead to Oakshawhead; then south westward along the said street to a point in line with the western boundary of an Electricity Sub Station; then south eastward to and along the said boundary and the prolongation thereof in a straight line to West Brae; then south westward along the said brae to and south westward along Wellmeadow Street and its continuation as Broomlands Street and Ferguslie Main Road to point of commencement.

Ward 3 Ferguslie

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4575 6349 where the Paisley - Johnston railway line crosses the Linwood Road; then westward along the said railway line to where it crosses the Old Patrick Water at NG Ref NS 4439 6328; then generally northward along the said water to where it is crossed by the A737 at NG Ref NS 4411 6400; then northeastward along the said road to the south western boundary of EW 1; then south eastward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 2; then generally southward, north westward, southward and south westward along the northern and western boundaries of the said EW to the point of commencement.

Ward 4 Linwood East

Commencing on the western boundary of EW 3 where the A737 road crosses the Old Patrick Water at NG Ref NS 4411 6400; then generally south westward along the A737 road to the footbridge over the said road at NG Ref NS 4362 6396; then generally north westward along an unnamed footpath leading to Clippens Road; then north westward along the said road to and north eastward along the access road, east of No. 31 Clippens Road, to the A761 road; then north westward along the said road and continuing north westward along Clippens Road to Brediland Road; then north eastward along the said road to a point in line with the western boundary of the Community Centre; then north westward to and along the said boundary to the rear curtilage of the northernmost property of the properties directly adjacent to the western boundary of the said Community Centre; then south westward along the said boundary and the northern boundary of Renfrewshire Council Area Office to a path leading north eastward to the Sports Centre; then generally north eastward along the said path to a point due south of a path to the west of the tennis courts; then northward to and along the said path to a point in line with a field boundary north of a football pitch; then eastward to and generally eastward and north eastward along the said field boundary to Linwood Moss Road at NG Ref NS 4408 6556; then northward along the said road to where it meets the River Gryfe at Fulwood Bridge; then generally north eastward, southward, north eastward and eastward along the said river to the western boundary of EW 1; then south eastward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 3; then south westward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 5 Linwood West

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4362 6396 on the footbridge over the A737 road (on the western boundary of EW 4); then generally south westward along the said road to the B789; then northward and north westward along the said B789 to Craigends Road at NG Ref NS 4197 6496; then generally northward along the said road to where it meets the River Gryfe; then generally north eastward, eastward, south eastward and eastward along the said river to the western boundary of EW 4; then generally southward, westward, south westward and south eastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 6 Brediland

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4462 6168 at the junction between Mackie’s Mill Road and Leitchland Road; then generally north eastward along Leitchland Road to a point in line with the western boundary of an amenity site; then north eastward and south eastward along the western and northern boundaries of the said site to NG Ref NS 4516 6194; then north eastward in a straight line to a point on a field boundary at NG Ref NS 4518 6198; then north eastward by way of field boundaries to the eastern boundary of Elderslie Golf Course at NG Ref NS 4523 6210; then generally north eastward, northward and north eastward along the said course boundary to NG Ref NS 4578 6288; then eastward in a straight line to Fulbar Road at NG Ref NS 4582 6288; then generally southward to and continuing southward and north eastward along an unnamed footpath to Morar Drive; then north eastward and south eastward along the said drive and its continuation as Lounsdale Drive to its junction with Lounsdale Road; then generally south westward and southward along the said road and its continuation as Brediland Road to Foxbar Road; then generally westward, northwest ward and northward along the said road and its continuation as Mackie’s Mill Road to the point of commencement.

Ward 7 Foxbar

Commencing on the eastern boundary of EW 6 at NG Ref NS 4603 6224; then generally southward and north eastward along the western and southern curtilages of the properties on Gallagher Avenue to the western curtilage of No.21 Melrose Avenue; then southward and north eastward along the western and southern curtilages of the said property and continuing generally south eastward along the rear curtilages of the properties of No.19 and No.17 Melrose Avenue, Nos.2-10 Dryburgh Avenue, Nos. 43-39 Selkirk Avenue, Nos.23-9 Selkirk Avenue and Nos. 25-3 Stanley Crescent to the eastern curtilage of No.16 Stanley Court at NG Ref NS 4687 6187; then north eastward along the said curtilage to the rear curtilage of No.9 Stanley Avenue; then south eastward along the said curtilage and continuing south eastward along the rear curtilages of Nos.1-7 Stanley Avenue and their prolongation in a straight line to Glennifer Road; then south westward along the said road to NG Ref NS 4517 6016 on the Glennifer Braes (northeast of the electricity switching station); then north westward along a track at the southern boundary of the Glennifer Braes to the line of field boundaries leading northward across the Glennifer Braes to the track to the Foxbar Military Rifle Range; then generally northward along the said line of field boundaries to and eastward and northward along the said track to Foxbar Road and the western boundary of EW 6; then generally south eastward and north eastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 8 Stanely

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4662 6278 at the junction of Lounsdale Road and Morar Drive; then north eastward along Lounsdale Road to its junction with Cross Road; then south eastward along the said road to its junction with Corsebar Road; then north eastward along the said road to where it meets a dismantled railway line at NG Ref NS 4718 6276; then south eastward along the said dismantled railway line to where it meets Park Road at NG Ref NS 4770 6226; then southward along the said road to and generally westward along Donaldswood Road to a path leading to Mossneuk Drive; then south westward along the said path to and north westward and south westward along Mossneuk Drive to Newark Drive; then north westward and westward along the said drive to the eastern boundary of EW 7 at Glennifer Road; then generally northward, north westward and northward along the northern boundary of the said EW to Brediland Road; then north eastward along the said road and its continuation as Lounsdale Road to point of commencement.

Ward 9 Glenburn South

Commencing on the eastern boundary of EW 7 and the southern boundary of EW 8 at the junction between Gleniffer Road and Newark Drive; then generally south eastward and north eastward along the southern boundary of EW 8 to Park Road, NG Ref NS 4766 6182; then southward along the said road to and south eastward along the Fairway Avenue to and south westward along Skye Crescent to Colonsay Road; then generally southward along the said road to Glenburn Road and continuing due south in a straight line to the dismantled railway at NG Ref NS 4780 6103; then generally eastward along the said dismantled railway to where it meets Caplethill Road (B774); then generally south eastward along the said road to where it meets the Harelaw Burn on the southern boundary of Renfrewshire Council at NG Ref NS 4937 6045; then generally south westward, north westward, south westward and north westward along the southern boundary of Renfrewshire Council to its junction with Sergeantlaw Road at NG Ref NS 4555 5958; then north eastward along the said road to a point NG Ref NS 4558 5962 in line with a line of field boundaries; then north westward to and along the said line of field boundaries to Glennifer Road at NG Ref NS 4511 6010; then generally north eastward along the said road to the southern boundary of EW 7; then generally north eastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 10 Glenburn North

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4779 6264, at the junction of Park Road and Stanely Road; then south westward along Park Road to and south eastward along Sunnyside Road to Braid’s Road; then eastward along Braid’s Road to and southward along Neilston Road and its continuation as Caplethill Road to the northern boundary of EW 9; then westward, northward, north eastward, north westward and northward along the said EW boundary to and northward and north westward along the eastern boundary of EW 8 to Stanely Road; then north eastward along the said road to the point of commencement.

Ward 11 Paisley Central

Commencing on the eastern boundary of EW 2 at a point NG Ref NS 4846 6422 on the Paisley-Johnstone railway line; then southward to and along Smithhills Street to and south westward along Gauze Street to the White Cart Water; then generally south eastward along the said water to a footbridge (disused) at the Anchor Mills on Lonend at NG Ref NS 4868 6354; then south westward along the said footbridge to Lonend; then south eastward along Lonend to and north westward and south westward along Patrick Street to where it crosses the Glasgow-Paisley Canal Street railway line; then generally north westward and westward along the said railway to its crossing by Causeyside Street; then northward along the said street to and westward and northward along Stow Brae to its junction with Canal Street; then westward and north westward along the said street to its junction with Main Road; then southward along the said road to its crossing of the Glasgow-Irvine cycle track; then south westward along the said cycle track to a point in line with Maxwellton Road; then westward to and along the said street to and north eastward along Maxwellton Street to George Street; then westward along the said street to the southern boundary of EW 2; then generally north eastward, northward and eastward along the said EW boundary and continuing eastward to the point of commencement.

Ward 12 Lounsdale and Millarston

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4583 6344 on the southern boundary of EW 2 (on Ferguslie); then north eastward along the said road to and eastward along George Street to its junction with Maxwellton Street; then south westward along the said street to its junction with Corsebar Road; then southward along the said road to the northern boundary of EW 8; then south westward, north westward and south westward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 6; then generally north westward, south westward and northward along the northern boundary of the said EW to Dee Drive; then north eastward along the said drive to and generally northward along Fulbar Road to the dismantled railway line at NG Ref NS 4579 6297; then northward along the said dismantled railway line to the point of commencement.

Ward 13 Castlehead

Commencing on the southern boundary of EW 11 at the junction of Canal Street and Stow Brae; then southward and eastward along the said Brae to and southward along Causeyside Street to the junction of Calside and Neilston Road; then continuing south eastward along Neilston Road to Stock Street; then south eastward along the said street to and south westward along Espedair Street to Rowan Street; then north westward along the said street to and southward along Neilston Road to the northern boundary of EW 10; then generally westward, north eastward and south westward along the said EW boundary to where it intersects the northern boundary of EW 8 at Stanely Road; then north westward along the said EW boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 12; then generally northward along the said EW to the southern boundary of EW 11 at Maxwellton Road; then generally north eastward and eastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 14 Saucel and Hunterhill

Commencing on the southern boundary of EW 11 at NG Ref NS 4879 6334; then south eastward along Lonend and its continuation as Barrhead Road to a point in line with the southern curtilages of Nos.95-111 Glenapp Avenue; then south westward along the said curtilages to the western curtilage of No.111 Glenapp Avenue; then generally north westward along the said curtilage of the said property and continuing north westward along the rear curtilages of Nos.100-74 Glenapp Avenue to the western curtilage of No 74 Glenapp Avenue; then south westward in a straight line to where the western and northern curtilages of No37 Glencally Avenue meet; then generally south eastward and south westward along the northern rear and eastern curtilages of Nos.37-51 Glencally Avenue to the northern curtilage of No 53 Glencally Avenue; then south eastward along the said curtilage to and along the rear curtilages of Nos.53-59 Glencally Avenue to the western curtilage of No 59 Glencally Avenue; then north westward along the said curtilage to an unnamed path to the front of the said property; then generally south westward along the said path to where it meets Glenapp Road; then northwestward along the said road to and westward along Lochfield Road to Rowan Street; then generally north westward along the said street to where it meets the eastern boundary of EW 13 at Espedair Street; then generally north eastward, north westward and northward along the said EW boundary to where it meets the Glasgow-Paisley Canal Street railway line on the southern boundary of EW 11; then generally eastward and south eastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 15 Lochfield

Commencing where the eastern boundary of EW 13 intersects the southern boundary of EW 14 at the junction of Rowan Street and Espedair Street; then generally south eastward, north eastward, north westward, north eastward, south eastward and north eastward along the southern and eastern boundaries of EW 14 to NG Ref NS 5011 6226 on Barrhead Road; then generally southward along the said road to and south eastward along Hurlet Road to the Renfrewshire Council boundary at NG Ref NS 5091 6145; then generally south westward and north westward along the said boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 9 at Caplethill Road; then north westward along the said boundary to the south eastern boundary of EW 10; then generally north westward and northward along the eastern boundary of the said EW to the southern boundary of EW 13; then northward and south eastward along the eastern boundary of the said EW to the point of commencement.

Ward 16 Seedhill

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4847 6422 on the Glasgow-Paisley railway line, where it crosses Smithills Street; then eastward along the said railway line to its crossing with Incle Street; then south eastward along Incle Street to and eastward along Glasgow Road to its junction with Lacy Street; then south eastward along the said street to and eastward along Seedhill Road to the western access road at Auchentorlie Quadrant; then southward along the said road and its prolongation to the Glasgow-Paisley Canal Street railway line; then south westward along the said railway to where it meets the White Cart Water; then generally north westward along the said Water to the eastern boundary of EW 11; then generally north westward, north eastward and northward along the said EW boundary to the point to commencement.

Ward 17 Blackhall and Hawkhead

Commencing on the north eastern boundary of EW 16, at the junction of Lacy Street and Glasgow Road; then eastward along the said road to and northward along Whitehaugh Avenue to Kelburne Drive; then eastward along the said drive to and southward along Whitehaugh Drive to a point in line with the rear curtilages of Nos. 105-127 Glasgow Road; then eastward along the said curtilages to and southward along Arkleston Road and Hawkhead Road to Gartmore Road; then generally southeastward along Gartmore Road to and generally southward along Alton Road and Golf Drive and their prolongation to the Glasgow-Paisley Canal Street railway line; then south eastward and north eastward along the said railway line to the Renfrewshire Council boundary at NG Ref NS 5170 6343; then generally south westward along the said Council boundary to the north eastern boundary of EW 15; then generally north westward to and north westward along the northern boundary of EW 14 to where it intersects the southern boundary of EW 11; then north westward and north eastward along the eastern boundary of the said EW to the southern boundary of EW 16 on the White Cart Water; then generally south eastward, north eastward, northward, westward and northward along the southern and eastern boundaries of the said EW to the point of commencement.

Ward 18 Gallowhill and Whitehaugh

Commencing on the northern boundary of EW 16 at the junction between Glasgow Road and Lacy Street; then generally westward along the said EW boundary to where the Glasgow-Paisley railway line crosses Incle Street; then north eastward along the said railway to a point in line with Renfrew Road; then northward in a straight line to and northward along the said road to Netherhill Road; then north eastward along the said road to its junction with Marjory Drive; then south eastward along the said drive to and north eastward along Gallowhill Road to its junction with Arkleston Road; then southward along the said road to where it crosses the Glasgow-Paisley railway line; then north eastward along the said railway line to where it is crossed by a bridge at NG Ref NS 5048 6512; then generally south westward, south eastward and southward along the eastern boundary of Barshaw Golf Course to Oldhall Road; then south westward along the said road to and generally north westward along Glasgow Road to the northern boundary of EW 17; then generally westward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 19 Sandyford

Commencing at NG Ref NS 4846 6593 where the M8 Motorway crosses the White Cart Water; then generally south eastward along the said motorway to where it is crossed by Arkleston Road; then generally south eastward, south westward and eastward along the said road to where it meets Penilee Road; then southward along the said road to where it is crossed by the Glasgow-Paisley railway line; then south westward along the said railway line to the northern boundary of EW 18; then generally south westward along the northern and western boundaries of the said EW to the northern boundary of EW 16; then westward along the said EW boundary to and along the northern boundary of EW 2 to the eastern boundary of EW 1; then generally northward along the said EW boundary to point of commencement.

Ward 20 Ralston

Commencing at NG Ref NS 5048 6512 on the north eastern boundary of EW 18, on the Glasgow-Paisley railway line; then generally eastward along the said railway line to where it meets the Renfrewshire Council boundary on Penilee Road; then generally southward, south eastward and southward along the said Council boundary to the northern boundary of EW 17 on the Glasgow-Paisley Canal Street railway line; then south westward, north westward, northward, westward and northward along the northern boundary of EW 17 to the southern boundary of EW 18 at the junction of Glasgow Road and Hawkhead Road; then generally south eastward, northward, north westward and northward along the southern and eastern boundaries of EW 18 to the point of commencement.

Ward 21 Johnstone Central

Commencing on the southern boundary of EW 5 at NG Ref NS 4235 6358 on the A737 road; then generally north eastward along the said road to the western boundary of EW 3 on the Old Patrick Water at NG Ref NS 4411 6400; then generally southward along the said boundary to the Paisley-Johnstone railway line; then south westward along the said railway to a point in line with the eastern curtilage of the property known as The Chalet at the eastern end of Overton Crescent; then southward to and along the said curtilage to a point in line with Overton Crescent; then westward to and south westward along the said crescent, continuing across Thorn Brae/Thornhill and along Overton Road to Beith Road; then south westward along the said road to and north eastward and north westward along Campbell Street to its crossing by the Paisley-Johnstone railway line; then westward along the said railway to a point in line with the eastern curtilage of Nos.7-5 Floorsburn Crescent; then north eastward in a straight line to and along the said curtilage to the northern curtilage of the said properties; then westward along the said curtilage and its prolongation to Floorsburn Crescent; then northward along the said crescent to Floors Street; then north westward along the said street to Graham Street; then north eastward along the said street to a point in line with the rear curtilage of No.2 Hagg Crescent; then north westward along the said curtilage and the rear curtilages of Nos.4-12 Hagg Crescent to the southern curtilage of No.14 Hagg Crescent; then north eastward along the said curtilage to the eastern and rear curtilage of the said property; then generally north westward along the said curtilage and continuing along the rear curtilages of Nos.16-22 Hagg Crescent and their prolongation in a straight line to the Black Cart Water; then generally north eastward along the said water to and north westward along High Street to the point of commencement.

Ward 22 Johnstone Cochranemill

Commencing on the north western boundary of EW 21 at NG Ref NS 4235 6358 on the A737 road; then generally south eastward, south westward, south eastward, north eastward and south eastward along the western boundary of the said EW boundary to the junction of Campbell Street and Beith Road; then south westward along Beith Road to Rannoch Road; then south eastward along the said road to an unnamed road at the property known as Glen Park; then southward and south westward along the said unnamed road to its junction with Auchengreoch Road at NG Ref NS 4295 6031; then generally north westward along the said road to the access road leading to Auchengreoch Riding School; then north eastward along the said access road to and generally south eastward, north eastward, south eastward and north eastward along the southern and eastern boundaries of the said riding school to the southern boundary of Highcraig Wood; then generally north eastward along a field boundary and its continuation as the eastern boundary of Cochrane Castle Golf Course to a track at NG Ref NS 4240 6111; then generally north eastward along the said track to a point NG Ref NS 4262 6168 in line with the eastern boundary of Cochrane Castle Golf Course; then westward to and generally north westward and south westward along the eastern boundary of the said golf course to the eastern boundary of Cochrane Castle Golf Club; then generally north westward and south westward along the eastern and northern boundaries of the said club to the eastern boundary of Cochrane Castle Golf Course; then generally south westward, north westward, north eastward and south westward along the eastern and northern boundaries of the said golf course to a point NG Ref NS 4216 6188 in line with the rear curtilages of the properties on the eastern side of Woodlands Crescent; then northwestward to and along the said rear curtilages and the prolongation thereof in a straight line to Beith Road; then south westward along the said road to and north westward along Highcraig Avenue and its prolongation in a straight line across Greenend Avenue to the footbridge over the Johnstone-Dalry railway line; then south westward along the said railway line to where it is crossed by Cochranemill Road; then northward along the said road to and north westward along Kilbarchan Road to the A737 road; then generally north eastward along the said road to the point of commencement.

Ward 23 Johnstone Castle

Commencing on the south western boundary of EW 21 at the junction between Campbell Street and Beith Road; then generally north eastward along the southern boundary of the said EW to a point in line with the eastern curtilage of the property known as The Chalet in Overton Crescent; then south eastward along the said curtilage and its prolongation in a straight line to Main Road; then continuing south eastward across Main Road to and south eastward along King’s Road to a point in line with the northern curtilage of the property known as Cedar Lodge (No 18 King’s Road); then westward to and westward and southeastward along the northern and western curtilages of the said property to and southward across a path between King’s Road and Williamson Place to and continuing southward along the rear curtilages of Nos 19 and 21 Williamson Place to the northern boundary of a Electricity Substation at NG Ref NS 4368 6273; then eastward along the said boundary to the rear curtilages of Nos 20-48 Kings Road; then southwestward to and along the said curtilages and its continuation in a straight line to Auchenlodment Road; then south eastward along the said road and south westward along its continuation as an unnamed road to its junction with Rannoch Road on the eastern boundary of EW 22; then generally north westward and north eastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 24 Johnstone West

Commencing on the western boundary of EW 22 at the crossing of the Johnstone-Dalry railway line by Cochranemill Road; then generally north eastward, south eastward and south westward along the said EW boundary to NG Ref NS 4194 6082 (at the junction of the access road leading to Auchengreoch Riding School and Halhill Farm); then continuing south westward and north westward along the said access road to the said farm and continuing northward to the west of all buildings at the said farm to Spateston Road; then generally westward along the said road and continuing north westward to the west curtilage of the properties on the west side of Linnet Avenue; then north westward along the said curtilages to and continuing north westward along the western boundaries of St Anthony’s Primary School and St Cuthbert’s High School to Beith Road; then north eastward along the said road to and north westward along Corseford Avenue to the Johnstone-Dalry railway line; then north eastward along the said railway line to the point of commencement.

Ward 25 Elderslie

Commencing where the southern boundary of EW 3 meets the eastern boundary of EW 21 on the Paisley-Johnstone railway line; then eastward along the said EW 3 boundary to the western boundary of EW 2; then south eastward along the said EW boundary to the western boundary of EW 12; then southward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 6; then generally south westward, southward, south eastward, southward, westward, southward and south eastward along the western boundaries of EW 6, EW 7 and EW 9 to the Renfrewshire Council boundary at NG Ref NS 4554 5958 on Sergeantlaw Road; then generally south westward, north westward and south westward along the said council boundary to the north western boundary of Hartfield Moss; then north westward along the said boundary to a drain at NG Ref NS 4165 5705; then north westward along the said drain to its intersection with a field boundary at NG Ref NS 4139 5741; then continuing north westward by way of field boundaries and the prolongation thereof in a straight line to a point NG Ref NS 4104 5805 on an unnamed road leading past the property known as Mid Hartfield; then north westward to and by way of field boundaries and the prolongation thereof in a straight line to an unnamed burn at NG Ref NS 4097 5813; then generally eastward along the said unnamed burn to its confluence with Muirhead Burn; then generally north eastward along the said burn to its intersection with a field boundary at NG Ref NS 4130 5832; then south eastward and north eastward by way of field boundaries to the southern shoreline of Whittlemuir Midton Loch; then north eastward in a straight line to a drain at NG Ref NS 4200 5906; then north eastward along the said drain south of the property known as Mountop to an unclassified road leading north westward past the property known as Craigmuir; then north westward along the said unclassified road to and generally north eastward along the southern and eastern boundaries of EW 22 to the southern boundary of EW 23; then generally north eastward and northward along the eastern boundary of EW 23 to the southern boundary of EW 21 on the Paisley-Johnstone railway line; then generally north eastward along the southern boundary of the said EW to the point of commencement.

Ward 26 Blythswood

Commencing at NG Ref NS 5111 6846 on the northern boundary of Renfrewshire Council at a point in line with the Renfrew Ferry Jetty; then south westward in a straight line to and along the said jetty to and generally south westward along Ferry Road to Canal Street; then south westward along the said street to and south eastward along High Street, to its junction with Queen Street; then south westward along the said street to and north westward along Glebe Street to and northeastward along Paisley Road to its junction with Inchinnan Road; then continuing north westward along the said road to its crossing of Craigielea Road; then south westward along Craigielea Road to its junction with Nethergreen Road; then south westward along the said road to a point in line with the south eastern boundary of Kirklandneuk Park; then generally north westward along the southern boundary of the said park and its prolongation in a straight line to the White Cart Water; then generally northward along the said water to the Renfrewshire Council boundary at NG Ref NS 4969 6931; then south eastward along the said council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 27 Deanside

Commencing on the eastern boundary of EW 26 and the northern boundary of the Renfrewshire Council area at NG Ref NS 5111 6846; then generally south eastward, southward, south eastward, south westward and westward along the said council boundary to the southern boundary of EW 19 at Penilee Road; then northward and generally westward and north westward along the said EW boundary to where the M8 Motorway is crossed by Arkleston Road; then north eastward along the said motorway to the footbridge across the motorway leading to Cockels Loan; then north westward along the said footbridge to and generally north eastward and north westward along Cockels Loan and Dean Park Road to the junction with Haining Road and a point in line with the eastern curtilage of No.63; then generally northward along the said curtilage and continuing northward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 35-1 Pearson Drive and the eastern curtilage of No.50 Glebe Street to Glebe Street; then generally north westward along the said street to the eastern boundary of EW 26; then generally north eastward, north westward and north eastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 28 Townhead

Commencing on the western boundary of EW 27 at the junction of Queen Street and Glebe Street; then south eastward and south westward along the western boundary of the said EW to Haining Road; then westward to and south westward along the eastern curtilage of Renfrew High School to the northern curtilage of the King George V Memorial Playing Fields at NG Ref NS 5084 6661; then generally south eastward and south westward along the northern and eastern curtilages of the said playing fields to Broadloan; then north westward along Broadloan to and south westward along Sandy Road to its junction with Newmains Road; then north westward along the said road to and north eastward along Paisley Road to Porterfield Road; then north westward along the said road to and north eastward along Clark Street to a point in line with an unnamed path leading to Nethergreen Road; then generally north eastward along the said path to and north eastward along the said road to the southern boundary of EW 26; then continuing north eastward and south eastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 29 Arkleston and Newmains

Commencing on the southern boundary of EW 28 at the junction of Newmains Road and Paisley Road; then generally south eastward, north eastward, south eastward and north eastward along the southern and eastern boundaries of the said EW to the western boundary of EW 27; then generally south eastward and south westward along the said EW boundary to a point in line with the footbridge over the M8 motorway on Cockels Loan at NG Ref NS 5081 6607; then continuing south westward and north westward along the said Loan to Paisley Road; then north eastward along the said road to the point of commencement.

Ward 30 Moorpark

Commencing on the northern boundary of EW 19 at NG Ref NS 4846 6593 on the crossing of the White Cart Water by the M8 Motorway; then generally north eastward along the said water to the southern boundary of EW 26; then south eastward and north eastward along the said EW boundary to the western boundary of EW 28 at the junction of Craigielea Road and Nethergreen Road; then generally south westward, south eastward and south westward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 29 at the junction of Paisley Road and Newmains Road; then generally south westward, south eastward and north eastward along the western and southern boundaries of the said EW to a point in line with the footbridge over the M8 Motorway on Cockels Loan; then continuing south eastward over the said footbridge to and generally south westward and north westward along the said motorway to the point of commencement.

Ward 31 Lochwinnoch and Howwood

Commencing on the north western boundary of EW 24 on the Johnstone-Dalry railway line at NG Ref NS 4094 6165; then generally south eastward along the western boundary of the said EW to the western boundary of EW 22 at Auchengreoch Road; then south eastward along the western boundary of the said EW to where it meets the western boundary of EW 25, north of Craigmuir Farm; then generally south eastward, south westward, south eastward and south westward along the western boundary of the said EW to the Renfrewshire Council boundary at NG Ref NS 4134 5668 on Hartfield Moss; then generally westward, north westward, north eastward and eastward along the said council boundary to NG Ref NS 3530 6415, where the B786 road crosses Locher Water; then generally southward along the said road to its junction with an unclassified road at NG Ref NS 3558 6229; then generally south eastward along the said unclassified road to where the Black Cart Water is crossed by Garthland Bridge; then generally north eastward along the said water to NG Ref NS 4018 6102; then south eastward in a straight line to and north eastward along the Johnstone-Dalry railway line to the point of commencement.

Ward 32 Bridge of Weir South and Brookfield

Commencing on the western boundary of the Renfrewshire Council area (where the Locher Water is crossed by the B786 road) then generally northeastward along the said council boundary to where it crosses the A761 at NG Ref NS 3710 6730; then southeastward along the said road to where it crosses the River Gryfe; then generally south eastward along the said river to a point NG Ref NS 3998 6562; then southward to an unnamed road leading past the property known as Coalbog; then generally south westward and south eastward along the said road to Crosslee Road; then generally north eastward along the said road to and south eastward along the B789 to the western boundary of EW 5; then southward along the said EW boundary to its intersection with the A761; then generally north westward along the said road to where it crosses the Locher Water; then generally south westward and north westward along the said water to point of commencement.

Ward 33 Kilbarchan

Commencing on the southern boundary of EW 32 and the western boundary of the Renfrewshire Council area (where the Locher Water is crossed by the B786 road); then generally south eastward and north eastward and south eastward along the said EW boundary to the western boundary of EW 5; then southward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 22 on the A737 road; then south westward and southward along the said EW boundary to and south westward along the northern boundary of EW 24 to the northern boundary of EW 31; then generally south westward and north westward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 34 Bridge of Weir North and Craigends

Commencing on the northern boundary of EW 32 and the western boundary of Renfrewshire Council area at NG Ref NS 3708 6730; then generally northward along the said Council boundary to the unnamed burn west of Ennelly Wood at NG NS Ref 3751 6822; then generally south eastward along the said burn to where it is crossed by Warlock Road; then generally south eastward and south westward along the said road to a point in line with the southern boundary of a field to the south west of the property known as Botherickfield; then generally south eastward to and along the said field boundary and its continuation as the southern boundaries of the 5 adjacent fields and their prolongation to the track leading from Gryffe Quarry (Sand and Gravel); then southward along the said track and its continuation as an unnamed road leading past the property known as Gryffe Wraes to Houston Road (B790); then eastward along the said road to a point NG Ref NS 4020 6639; then due south in a straight line to and eastward along field boundaries to the north of Brierie Hill to the rear curtilage of No.6 Brierie Avenue; then eastward along the said curtilage and continuing generally eastward and southward along the rear curtilages of Nos.7-9 Brierie Avenue, No.15 Crosslea Gardens and Nos.17,18,19 to 6 Crosslea Gardens to Whirlie Road; then eastward along the said road to and northward along Houston Road to NG Ref NS 4110 6610 (opposite Crosslee Cottage); then eastward in a straight line to and generally north eastward, south eastward and north eastward along the River Gryfe to the western boundary of EW 5; then generally southward along the said EW boundary to and generally north westward along the northern boundary of EW 32 to point of commencement.

Ward 35 Houston and Langbank

Commencing on the northern boundary of EW 34 and the western boundary of Renfrewshire Council at NG Ref NS 3751 6822; then generally north westward, northward, westward, north westward and north eastward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of the said council at NG Ref NS 3707 7454; then south eastward along the said council boundary to NG Ref NS 4036 7391; then southward in a straight line to the eastern boundary of Ferryhill Plantation (south of the junction between the M8 motorway and the A8 road); then generally south westward along the said plantation boundary to Old Greenock Road and south westward and south eastward along the said road to where it meets the B789 road; then south eastward along the said road to where it crosses the Dargavel Burn at NG Ref NS 4082 7074; then generally south eastward along the said burn to the point at which it is crossed by an unclassified road between Dargavel House and Bishopton; then generally northeastward along the said road to the point at which it crosses the Paisley-Greenock railway line at NG Ref NS 4377 7047; then south eastward along the said railway line to the northern boundary of EW 4; then generally south westward along the northern boundaries of EW 4 and EW 5 to and generally southwestward and northwestward along the northern boundary of EW 34 to the point of commencement.

Ward 36 Erskine S.E. and Inchinnan

Commencing on the northern boundary of EW 4 where the Paisley - Greenock railway line crosses the River Gryfe at NG Ref NS 4546 6734; then generally north westward along the said railway line to where it crosses the B790 road; then north eastward in a straight line to and generally north westward and northward along the M8 motorway to a point in line with Dargavel Road; then generally eastward along the said road to Old Greenock Road; then south eastward along the said road to and south eastward along Parkway to and south eastward and north eastward along its continuation as Newshot Drive to its junction with Florish Road; then south eastward along the said road to and generally north eastward and north westward along Garnieland Road to a point in line with the rear curtilage of No. 33 Hawthorn Crescent; then generally northward along the rear curtilages of Nos.33-39 of the said crescent to the rear curtilage of No.9 Garnie Oval; then north westward along the rear curtilages of Nos.5-9 of the said oval and continuing north westward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 2-9 Garnie Place to the rear curtilage of No.1 Garnie Place; then north westward and south westward along the northern and western curtilages of the said property to Garnieland Road; then north westward along the said road to and north westward along Newshot Drive to an access road leading to Park Quay; then northward along the said road to the said Quay and north westward along the southern bank of the River Clyde to the Rashielee Light; then due north in a straight line to the northern boundary of Renfrewshire Council at NG Ref NS 4737 7090; then south eastward along the said council boundary to where it meets the western boundary of EW 26; then generally southward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 1; then generally south westward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 37 Parkmains

Commencing at the roundabout on the A726 road north east of Park Mains High School at NG Ref NS 4681 7050; then generally eastward along Newshot Drive to the northern boundary of EW 36; then generally south eastward, south westward, north westward and south westward along the said EW boundary to a point in line with an unnamed path connecting Old Greenock Road with Park Drive; then generally north eastward along the said path to and south eastward along Park Drive to a point in line with the rear curtilage of No.54 Park Grove; then north eastward along the rear curtilages of Nos.54 to 47 and 38 to 34 Park Grove to the path which runs to the north of St. Anne’s Primary School; then generally north westward along the said path to and generally northward along the A726 road to the point of commencement.

Ward 38 Erskine Central

Commencing on the northern boundary of EW 36 on the River Clyde at a point due north of the Rashielee Light; then generally southward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 37; then generally westward, southward, south eastward, south westward, northward and south westward along the northern and western boundaries of the said EW to the northern boundary of EW 36; then north westward along the said EW boundary to a point in line with the rear curtilage of No.8 Lomond Place; then north eastward in a straight line to and along the said curtilage and its prolongation as the rear curtilages of the properties in Lomond Place and Lubnaig Drive and continuing north eastward along a field boundary to a point opposite the northern boundary of No.104 Millfield Hill; then generally north eastward by way of field boundaries to a point on the western boundary of the Reservoir (covered )at NG Ref NS 4587 7058; then northward and eastward along the western and northern boundaries of the said reservoir Craigend Hill south westward of the Reservoir (covered); then north westward to and northward and eastward along the western and northern boundaries of the said reservoir and continuing north eastward along an undefined line to an unnamed footpath at NG Ref NS 4595 7078 (south of St. John Bosco Primary School); then south eastward along the said path to Barhill Road; then generally northward, north westward, northward and north eastward along the said road to the roundabout on the A726 road; then generally north westward and westward along the said road to the roundabout south of Tom’s Hole pond and continuing westward to its crossing by the A898(T) road; then north eastward along the said road to the northern boundary of Renfrewshire Council at NG Ref NS 4620 7241 on the River Clyde; then south eastward along the said council boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 39 Erskine West

Commencing on the northern boundary of Renfrewshire Council and the western boundary of EW 38 on the River Clyde then generally south westward, south eastward, south westward, south eastward, southward, north westward and south westward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 36; then generally westward and southward along the northern and western boundaries of the said EW to the eastern boundary of EW 35; then north westward along the said EW boundary to where the Paisley-Greenock railway line crosses the Craigton Burn at NG Ref NS 4387 7029; then generally north eastward along the said burn to where it is crossed by Greenock Road; then generally north westward along Greenock Road to and generally northward along Kingston Road to an unnamed footpath leading to Yarrow Crescent; then eastward along the said unnamed footpath to and continuing eastward along the southern curtilages of Nos 19-23 Camphill Gardens to the northern curtilage of No 24 Dunglass Road; then south westward along the western curtilages of Nos 24-30 Dunglass Road and the continuation thereof in a straight line to a path leading past the southern curtilage of No 30 Dunglass Road; then south eastward along the said path to and generally southward along an unnamed path to a point in line with the rear curtilages of the properties on the southern side of Carron Drive; then eastward to and along the said rear curtilages to the eastern curtilage of the eastern most property in Carron Drive; then northward along the eastern curtilages of the eastern most properties on Carron Drive, Etive Drive and Devon Drive to Old Greenock Road; then south eastward along the said road to the M8 Motorway; then north westward along the said motorway to its junction with the A8 road north of Ferryhill Plantation; then northward in a straight line to and generally south eastward along the northern boundary of Renfrewshire Council to the point of commencement.

Ward 40 Bishopton

Commencing on the southern boundary of EW 39 where the M8 Motorway intersects the A8 road north of Ferryhill Plantation; then generally south eastward and south westward along the said EW boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 35 where the Paisley-Greenock railway line crosses the Craigton Burn at NG Ref NS 4387 7029; then generally north westward, south westward, north westward and northward along the said EW boundary to point of commencement.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order gives effect (with minor modifications of a drafting nature) to proposals made by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Renfrewshire Council. The proposals follow on the review of the whole of Scotland undertaken by the Commission in terms of Schedule 5 to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. The area of Renfrewshire Council is divided into 40 electoral wards as described in the Schedule to the Order. In terms of paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, the wards apply with effect from the ordinary election of councillors due to take place in May 1999.


(1)
1973 c. 65.

(2)
Schedule 5 was substituted by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39), Schedule 13, paragraph 92(67).
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