Woolwich West (UK Parliament constituency)

Woolwich West was a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1918 until 1983. It centred on Eltham, now in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in south-east London.

Woolwich West
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
CountyGreater London
19181983
Number of membersOne
Replaced byEltham
Created fromWoolwich
Woolwich West in the County of London 191850
Woolwich West in the County of London 195055
Final approximate outline of this seat. Click for surrounding seats. (Colouring: Feb 1974 results)

The constituency was formed for the 1918 general election, when the constituency of Woolwich was divided into Woolwich West and Woolwich East, and abolished in 1983. Although the boundaries changed, Woolwich West in effect became the new Eltham constituency.