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Information on registering for, and voting in, the General Election on 8 June 2017

Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

The General Election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017.

You can vote in this election if you are registered to vote, 18 years old or over on the day and are a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen.

Residents, who are not already on the Electoral Register and want to vote, have until midnight on Monday 22 May to register. Those who wish to register to vote by post must do so by 5pm on Tuesday 23 May. Residents who cannot vote in person, but want to vote by proxy, when another person votes on your behalf, must apply by 5pm on Wednesday 31 May.

The deadline for people to change or cancel existing postal and proxy votes is 5pm on 23 May.

There have been some changes to polling stations in some areas.

BL2 – Mawney Foundation School

There is no parking available on the school site. The nearest pay and display car parking is in Olive Street.

GS1 & GS2 - Harold Hill Library

Harold Hill Library is now located at 19a Farnham Road.

HN3 - Hacton Primary School

The school has been rebuilt and is located right next to the site of the old school building. The school can only be accessed from Goodwood Avenue. There is approximately 150m walk from the entrance at Goodwood Avenue to the polling station.

HN4 - Suttons Primary School

The School has been rebuilt and is located next to the site of the old school building.

HP3 - Highfield Tower’s Community Centre

The old Community Centre has been demolished, so the polling station will be in a port-a-cabin, located to the right of the entrance to Highfield Tower.

HW4 - Harold Wood Methodist Church

The polling station will be located in the church foyer, rather than in the hall.

PT4 - Marshalls Park Academy

The polling station will be located inside the main building. Voters should use the main school entrance.

RT1 – Romford Baptist Church

The polling station will be in the foyer at the front of the church.

ST3 – Olive AP Academy

Birnham Wood PRU has changed its name, but is still located in the same place.

To find out which is your polling station, to see if you are registered to vote and what you can do if you can’t go to the polling station on 8 June visit