Polling station changes for Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election – 6 May 2021


Polling station changes

The following polling stations have moved;

  • All Saints Church School has moved to Sicklinghall Village Hall
  • Baldersby Mission Room has moved to Rainton Village Hall
  • Lofthouse Memorial Hall has moved to Middlesmoor Village Hall
  • St Mary’s Church at Dunsforth has moved to Boroughbridge Methodist Church
  • St Michael’s all Angels Church at Wilsill has moved to Broadbelt Hall, Glasshouses
  • The Inn at South Stainley has moved to Markington Village Hall
  • The Kitchen, Asenby Hall has moved to Rainton Village Hall
  • Woodside, Carters Lane has moved to Askwith Village Hall
  • Nun Monkton Primary School has moved to Kirk Hammerton Village Hall
  • St George’s Social Club has moved to Marks Church Hall

The following three polling stations have also permanently moved;

  • North Rigton Primary School has moved to St John’s Church, North Rigton
  • The Hydro has moved to Jennyfield Evangelical Church, Grantley Drive
  • Citizen’s Advice Bureau has moved to The Wesley Centre, Oxford Street


The key message is – If you are unsure:

1.       Check your poll card (they will start to arrive from 30 March)

2.       Visit: https://secure.harrogate.gov.uk/inmyarea

3.       Get in touch


There is still time to register to vote, apply for a postal vote or apply for a proxy vote. The deadlines are as followed:

  • The deadline to register to vote is 11.59pm on Monday 19 April
  • The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 20 April
  • The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm on Tuesday 27 April



Polling stations will be made Covid secure to ensure voting can take place in safety. Everyone who comes to a polling station will be asked to wear a face covering unless they are exempt. Social distancing measures will be in place and hand sanitiser will be available. We will be limiting the number of people inside each polling station, so some queuing may be required. Anyone who would rather not cast your vote in person, can request a postal vote instead (apply by 20 April).

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