The result in Long Ditton Ward was a strong win for the party. The result was as follows.

UKIP  61

Green 79

Conservative 611

Lib Dem 770

In the previous election the Lib Dem majority was under 50 so this is a large swing for the party. The party was helped by the fact that the candidate was the only one to live in the ward. He was also reported to be a strong candidate from a number of different sources. This could account for part of the swing but there looks to be a strong swing to the party on top of this.

The position was looking strong for the party throughout a good campaign and a win was predicted on this website today.