is both an electoral district (ward) and community (parish) of the city of Newport
The ward is bounded by the River Usk to the west and south, Newport Bridge, Clarence Place, Church Road and Christchurch Road to the north, Victoria Avenue, Wharf Road (as far as the railway bridge), a section of the Great Western Main Line as far as (but not including) Soho Street, Telford Street and Lilleshall Street to the east.
The ward includes the district of Maindee, as well as the home of Newport Rugby Club. The district of Victoria, Maindee in particular, is home to a large Asian population.
Many people are of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin and there are now a slowly-increasing number of Kurdish refugees.