infobox UK place
official_name= Ward of Candlewick
map_type= Greater London
country= England
region= London
london_borough= City of London
latitude= 51.5114
longitude= -0.0868292
os_grid_reference= TQ317812
post_town= LONDON
postcode_area= EC
postcode_district= EC4
dial_code= 020
constituency_westminster = Cities of London and Westminster

, was demolished in 1831 to make way for the new London Bridge [Huelin, G Vanished churches of the City of London: London, Guildhall Library Publishing 1996ISBN 0900422424 Demolition details p48-49] . There are several large stores and pubs, plus one luxury hotel [ [ Ward Constable’s Report] ] . As with many Wards it has its own social club and newsletter [ [ Election of New Alderman] ] .


Candlewick is one of 25 wards in the City of London, each electing an Alderman, to the Court of Aldermen and Commoners (the City equivalent of a Councillor) to the Court of Common Council of the City of London Corporation. Only electors who are Freeman of the City of London are eligible to stand.


External links

* [ Map of Early Modern London: Candlewick Street Ward] - Historical Map and Encyclopedia of Shakespeare's London (Scholarly)

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