Notice of review of polling districts and polling places 2019

Notice is hereby given that Uttlesford District Council is to carry out a statutory review of polling districts and polling places within the Uttlesford District Council area in accordance with Section 18 (C) 1 of the Representation of the People Act 1983.

The Returning Officer will make a comment on proposed polling stations and has indicated an intention where possible to avoid the use of schools as polling stations and consider suitable alternatives.

Electors and interested organisations within the authority or within the Saffron Walden Parliamentary constituency may make a representation.

The council would welcome any person or body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability to make a representation or to comment on the authority's proposals.

Persons or bodies making representations should, if possible, give details of suitable alternative venues that may be used as polling places.

Details of the existing arrangements are available for inspection at the Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex  CB11 4ER

 or you can see them on our Current polling district arrangements page.

Comments and representations may be made in writing to:

The Returning Officer
Electoral Services
Council Offices
London Road
Saffron Walden
Essex CB11 4ER. 

You can also respond by email to:

Or, alternatively you can use our comments form below.


Timetable for the conduct of the review                                  

9 August 2019     Existing polling scheme available for inspection and commencement of the review

7 October 2019     Closing date for initial comments on existing polling scheme

21 October 2019     Publication of the council's draft proposals and Returning Officers comments

21 November 2019     Final report on proposals and Returning Officers comments sent to Governance Performance & Audit Committee for approval

1 December 2019     Publish the revised scheme of polling districts and places and the statement of reasons               


Dawn French
Returning Officer
Uttlesford District Council

9 August 2019