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Wadhurst parish poll on 15 November 2018

Media Release : 14 November 2018

Following the Wadhurst Parish Meeting held on Thursday 25 October 2018, a Parish Poll has been requested. It will ask the following question:

unidentified polling station

“Are you in favour of the redevelopment of the Commemoration Hall and Football Field as proposed by the Wadhurst Hall and Field CIO?  Yes/No.”

Please contact Wadhurst Parish Council for further details about the poll.

The Parish Poll will be administered by Wealden’s Returning Officer who has a statutory duty to run such polls.  It will be conducted in accordance with The Parish and Community Meetings (Polls) Rules 1987.     

This means that the hours of the poll are from 4pm to 9pm, no poll cards can be issued and there is no provision for postal or proxy votes.   There is also no provision to include late additions to be added to the electoral register.  This means that the register to be used at the poll will be the one in force as at 1 September 2018.  It will not include anyone who was added to the register after that date.

The situation of Polling Stations and the description of persons entitled to vote are as follows:


Situation of Polling Station

Station Number

Ranges of electoral register numbers of persons entitled to vote there

Mark Cross Inn, Mark Cross, Rotherfield.


WWND-2 to WWND-108

Pavilion, Sparrows Green Recreation Ground, South View Road, Sparrows Green, Wadhurst.


WWNE-1 to WWNE-1804

Pavilion, Sparrows Green Recreation Ground, South View Road, Sparrows Green, Wadhurst.


WWNE-1805 to WWNE-3750



Wadhurst Parish voters who use the Mark Cross polling station live in Bassetts Lane – Postcodes TN6 3PE; Best Beech Hill – Postcodes TN5 6JT and households west of Buckhurst Lane; Buckhurst Lane – Postcodes TN5 6JU and on western side of Buckhurst Lane;and Wadhurst Road – Postcodes TN6 3PB, TN6 3PD, TN6 3PE, TN6 3PF