Cookie Consent by Free Privacy Policy Generator Change cookie preference

Polling districts and polling places review 2023

Notice of review of polling districts and polling places

Notice of review of polling districts and polling places
Section 18C (4) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (as amended) The Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013  

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the formal commencement of a review into polling districts and polling places for statutory election held within the borough. 

The Acting Returning Officer will make proposals in relation to all current polling districts and polling places. Proposals for voting arrangements, and the (Acting) Returning Officer’s comments, will be available on our website from 5 October 2023.

The council welcomes proposals and/or comments from any interested person within the authority or within a UK Parliamentary constituency which has any part in the authority, may make a representation about any aspect of the polling districts or polling places to be used at future elections. 

Proposals and comments are particularly sought from Disabled residents, and from individual people or interested groups and organisations who have experience in making facilities and premises accessible, particularly for Disabled people.

Anyone commenting on the suitability of existing or proposed polling places is asked to provide suggestions for alternative venues, where possible, to assist the review process.

Comments and representations should be made in writing and can be sent to Electoral Services until 9 November 2023.   

By post or hand: Polling District and Places Review 2023 Electoral Services, Guildhall, 2 High Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1EU

By email: Subject: Polling Review 2023 to


Please note that all proposals and comments received will be published and available to view on the council’s website at the conclusion of the review.
Proposals will also be available to view in person, at the following libraries:

  • Hook and Chessington Library    
  • Kingston Library
  • Old Malden Library  
  • Surbiton Library
  • Tudor Drive Library
  • New Malden Library
  • Tolworth Library

 or by appointment at our offices.To make an appointment please phone 020 8547 5026.

Timetable for the review

5 October 2023 - Publication of Notice of Review 
5 October 2023 - Publication of proposed new polling scheme and (Acting) Returning Officer's comments and start of consultation period.
9 November 2023 - Public consultation period closes.
14 December 2023 - Final proposals considered at full council, including all representations.

Published on behalf of the (Acting) Returning Officer, Sarah Ireland

Last Modified: 05/10/2023 15:23:11