The 1984 Cheltenham Council election took place on 3 May 1984 to elect members of Cheltenham Borough Council in Gloucestershire, England. One third of the council was up for election. The SDP–Liberal Alliance became the largest party, but the council stayed in no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Cheltenham Local Election Result 1984[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Alliance 6 2 0 +2 54.5 42.7 12,646 +7.4
  Conservative 3 0 4 -4 27.3 39.3 11,619 -1.8
  Labour 1 1 0 +1 9.1 13.3 3,940 +4.1
  Residents 1 1 0 +1 9.1 4.7 1,392 -2.3

Ward results

All Saints[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Alastair Jollans 1,445 47.6 -1.5
Conservative Roy Miles* 1,278 42.1 -8.3
Labour Diana Hale 310 10.2 N/A
Majority 167 5.5
Turnout 3,033 45.1
Alliance gain from Conservative Swing
Charlton Kings[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Residents Anthony Jeans 1,392 51.6 -1.5
Conservative Margaret Heapey 1,085 40.2 +0.8
Labour Abraham Yates 219 8.1 N/A
Majority 307 11.4
Turnout 2,696 41.6
Residents gain from Conservative Swing
College[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Philip Gray 1,732 48.7 +2.8
Conservative Michael Sheppard* 1,649 46.4 -5.0
Labour Derek Owen 178 4.9 N/A
Majority 83 2.3
Turnout 3,559 52.3
Alliance gain from Conservative Swing
Hatherley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Jeremy Whales* 1,805 57.8 -1.8
Conservative Daphne Pennell 1,045 33.4 -9.8
Labour Dudley Newell 275 8.8 N/A
Majority 760 24.4
Turnout 3,125 47.8
Alliance hold Swing
Hesters Way[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harry Turbyfield* 923 39.6 +6.2
Labour Martin Hale 774 33.2 +5.0
Alliance Jean Holder 635 27.2 ±0.0
Majority 149 6.4
Turnout 2,332 35.1
Conservative hold Swing
Lansdown[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Aimbury Dodwell* 1,227 57.0 -8.1
Alliance Ronald Hunt 738 34.3 +2.7
Labour Jonquil Naish 189 8.8 N/A
Majority 489 22.7
Turnout 2,154 38.5
Conservative hold Swing
Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Bullingham* 1,556 54.9
Alliance Dorothy Staight 1,227 45.1
Majority 329 9.8
Turnout 2,783 51.3
Conservative hold Swing
Pittville[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Pennington 969 36.0 +0.4
Conservative Christopher Britton* 874 32.4 -5.9
Alliance Bernard Fisher 852 31.6 +3.0
Majority 95 3.6
Turnout 2,695 43.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
St Mark's[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Alexis Cassin* 1,440 64.8 +11.7
Conservative William Fisher 453 20.4 -5.5
Labour William Evans 329 14.8 -4.9
Majority 947 44.4
Turnout 2,222 37.5
Alliance hold Swing
St Paul's[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Paul Baker* 1,430 55.9 +17.7
Conservative Robert Wilson 811 31.7 -3.9
Labour Brenda Moody 317 12.4 -6.0
Majority 619 24.2
Turnout 2,558 45.0
Alliance hold Swing
St Peter's[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Gilbert Wakeley* 1,292 54.0 +9.1
Conservative Allan Axton 718 30.0 -5.1
Labour Phillip Chappell 384 16.0 +0.1
Majority 574 24.0
Turnout 2,394 41.4
Alliance hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Borough council election 3rd May, 1984". Cheltenham Borough Council. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1984.