Welcome to the Clarence ward page. The Clarence ward is in the centre of St Albans and includes the area around Clarence Park and Fleetville.

Candidate Joanna and Daisy Cooper

Vote for your local Lib Dem candidate Joanna Meaden on the 2 of May!

Joanna Meaden has lived in St Albans for 15+ years with her husband and three school-aged children. Like so many families in Clarence, she's experienced first-hand the difficulties in navigating local special educational needs (SEN) provision.

Joanna is committed to inclusion and wants to make sure that all residents feel supported and can enjoy the city’s amazing facilities. She has a passion for ensuring access for all, as well as safeguarding our green spaces and pushing for parking solutions in the ward.

Chris White (District and County Councillor)


Phone: 01727 845300


Chris White has served as the district councillor for Clarence Ward since 2008 and is now leader of the district council. His vision for St Albans includes a new local plan– one which puts the climate emergency at its heart, and making the centre more of a ‘café society’, with less traffic in the city centre and sensible pedestrianisation. Chris aims to make it easier and safer for people in St Albans to walk and cycle. Chris has also been the Herts county councillor for St Albans Central division since 1993.

Josie Madoc (District Councillor)


Phone: 07854 338576


District councillor Josie Madoc lives in St Albans with her husband and two secondary school-aged children. She has been working on projects such as regeneration of the Fleetville Community Centre where she is a trustee, the possibility of a skate park in the centre of St Albans, and preserving the important amenity of Clarence Park. She is also proud to be a St Albans Mental Health Champion focusing on young people and workplaces.