Don't forget to vote in the city council elections on Thursday 3 May

News release from 01/05/2018

ELECTIONS take place in Cambridge this Thursday 3 May, for 15 of the 42 seats on Cambridge City Council.

There will be 45 polling stations open across the city at 39 different locations from 7am-10pm on polling day (see list below).

Residents’ poll cards indicate which polling station in their ward they should use. Details can also be found on the Where Do I Vote website:  https://wheredoivote.co.uk/

All polling stations are accessible to people with a mobility or visual disability and staff will be on hand at each polling station to provide any assistance that people voting may need.

Everyone who registered and is eligible to vote will now have received a poll card – although people do not need their poll card to vote, they simply need to give their name and address to the polling clerk.

The counts for the elections will take place at The Guildhall on Thursday 3 May after the polls have closed. Results are expected by the early hours of Friday morning.

Antoinette Jackson, Chief Executive of Cambridge City Council and Returning Officer for the elections, said: “It’s very straightforward to vote, and I would urge everyone eligible to vote to take part in this year’s elections for Cambridge City Council. This is an opportunity to ensure you have a say in important decisions which could affect you.

“I would like to remind residents that if they need any advice or assistance when they get to the polling station on 3 May, there will be members of staff on hand throughout the day to provide help.”

List of polling stations in Cambridge

Abbey ward
Barnwell Baptist Church, Howard Road CB5 8QS
East Barnwell Youth Centre, Newmarket Road CB5 8LP
River Lane Community Room, River Centre, 50 River Lane CB5 8HP

Arbury ward
Good Shepherd Church Hall, Mansel Way CB4 2EQ
St. Luke's Church Centre, Victoria Road CB4 3DZ

Castle ward
St. Augustine's (Small) Hall, Richmond Road CB4 3PS
St. Augustine's (Large) Hall, Richmond Road CB4 3PS
Castle Street Methodist Church, Castle Street CB3 0AH
Seminar Rooms 3-4, Churchill College, Storey’s Way CB3 0DS

Cherry Hinton ward
St. Andrew's Church Centre, Cherry Hinton Road
Cherry Hinton Village Leisure Centre, Colville Road CB1 9EJ
St. Philip Howard Church, Walpole Road CB1 3TH

Coleridge ward
St. Thomas' Church Hall, Ancaster Way CB1 3TT
Lichfield Hall, Lichfield Road CB1 7BS
St. Martin's Church Hall, Suez Road, via Radegund Road, CB1 3QD

East Chesterton ward
Scout Centre, Logan's Way CB4 1BL
Chesterton Methodist Church, Green End Road CB4 2QR
Brown's Field Youth and Community Centre, 31A Green End Road CB4 1RU

King's Hedges ward
Arbury Court Library, Arbury Road, CB4 2JQ
Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road CB4 2LD
North Arbury Chapel, Cameron Road CB4 2LY

Market ward
St Columba's Church Hall, Downing Street CB2 3DS
Wesley Church Methodist Church (The Refectory), King Street CB1 1LG

Newnham ward
Trinity Old Field Pavilion, Grange Road CB3 9AA
St Mark's Church Community Centre, Barton Road CB3 9JZ
Fisher Hall, Guildhall Place CB2 3QQ

Petersfield ward
St. Matthew's Church Hall, St. Matthew's Street CB1 2LT
The Salvation Army Hall, Tenison Road CB1 2DG

Queen Edith's ward
The Wilkinson Room, St. John the Evangelist, Hills Road CB2 8RN
St. James' Church, Wulfstan Way CB1 8QJ

Romsey ward
Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street CB1 3UZ
Romsey Mill, Hemingford Road CB1 3BZ
C3 Centre, Coldham’s Lane CB1 3HR

Trumpington ward
Christian Science Church, 58 Panton Street CB2 1HS
Trumpington Village Hall, High Street, Trumpington CB2 9HZ

West Chesterton ward
Polonia Club, 231 Chesterton Road CB4 1AS
New Chesterton Institute, Holland Street CB4 1XB
St Laurence’s Catholic Church, 91 Milton Road CB4 1XB
Arbury Court Library, Arbury Road CB4 2JQ

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