Election of a Parish Councillor for the Parish of Takeley - 6 May 2021

On Thursday 6 May 2021 the Takeley Parish Council by-election will take place along with the Essex County Council Election and the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex election postponed from last May.

The polling station in this area will therefore have more than 2 ballot papers. See the different types of ballot papers.

About the election

Councillors are elected to the parish council to represent their local community. There are two vacancies for the Parish of Takeley.
A formal request was received to fill the vacancies so both the seats will be filled by election on Thursday 6 May, provided 3 or more valid nominations are received in accordance with the election timetable.
Voters will be able to cast their vote for no more than two candidates.

The poll will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021 between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

Important dates

All the important dates, such as the last day to register to vote and the closing date to apply, amend or cancel a postal vote, are available on our Timetable for the elections being held on 6 May 2021 page.

Postal and proxy voting

 If you are unable to get to your polling station on Thursday 6 May 2021, you can apply for a postal or proxy vote. If you would like to know more information about these options visit the Voting in person, postal and proxy voting page.

If you would like to check if you are registered or require a postal or proxy vote please contact elections@uttlesford.gov.uk

You can register quickly using the online registration service.

The dates for the distribution of postal packs for electors with existing postal voting arrangements and the deadline to apply for a postal vote are yet to be confirmed. Electors who plan to be away may therefore wish to consider appointing a proxy to vote on your behalf, or to apply for a postal vote to be sent to you at a different address.  For information, please contact Electoral Services.


Legal notices will appear here in accordance with the timetable for the elections being held on 6 May 2021.

Icon for pdf Notice of Election - Election of a Parish Councillor for the Parish of Takeley [71.82KB]

Icon for pdf Statement of Persons Nominated - Election of a Parish Councillor for the Parish of Takeley [57.74KB]

To be published - Notice of Poll - Election of a Parish Councillor for the Parish of Takeley

Persons nominated

Name of candidate

Home address

(if any)




2 Bulls Cottage, Smiths Green, Takeley, CM22 6NS



Sonia Helen


Roseleigh, School Lane, Molehill Green, Takeley, CM22 6PJ



Lucy Rachel


The Sanctuary, School Lane, Molehill Green, Takeley, Bishop`s Stortford, CM22 6PJ



Information for candidates

Anyone interested in standing as a parish councillor candidate for Takeley Parish Council, is encouraged to attend the:

Candidates and Agents briefing


Additional information

If you are considering becoming a councillor please visit the Be a councillor website.

There is additional support available to you if you're disabled and considering standing for elected office.


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