Swaythling is a suburb and electoral ward of the city of in Hampshire, England. The ward has a population of 13,664.Swaythling is predominantly residential in character, and noted for its large student population due to its proximity to the University of Southampton main campus at Highfield.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
is on the South Western Main Line on the northern edge of in , , serving the area of Swaythling. Photo: Nigel Cox, CC BY-SA 2.0.

St. Alban's Church, Swaythling, , stands on Tulip Road, just off the main Burgess Road. Photo: Michael Ford, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is one of the two remaining medieval churches in the city of , England. Photo: Rosemary Oakeshott, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Nigel Cox, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb and Electoral Ward of , , on the Eastern bank of the , built on sloping parkland which once formed part of Bitterne Manor. is situated 1 mile south of Swaythling. Photo: Mike Faherty, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a suburb and electoral ward of the , England. is situated 1 mile west of Swaythling. Photo: Adrian Bailey, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a suburb of , , although it falls outside the formal city boundary. is situated 1½ miles southeast of Swaythling.


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