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Notice of review of Polling Districts and Polling Places

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with section 18 C of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (as amended), Waverley Borough Council (the council) is required to carry out a review of its polling districts and polling places.  

Relevant information and mapping regarding the current arrangements and proposals for changes can be found on the council’s website (, or can be inspected at the council’s offices during normal office hours (08:45 – 17:15 Monday – Thursday and 08:45 – 16:45 on Fridays).

The (Acting) Returning Officer (ARO) for the Parliamentary constituencies of Farnham and Bordon County Constituency and Godalming and Ash County Constituency will comment on the proposals. Those representations will be published on the council’s website in accordance with the timetable set out below.

Electors within the council area or within a UK Parliamentary constituency which has any part in the authority may make a representation. We invite comments from all electors regarding the convenience of voting at polling stations currently used for elections and would welcome suggestions for alternative sites.

The council would also welcome the views of all residents, particularly residents with disabilities, or any person or body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability, on the proposals, ARO’s representations or any other relater matters.  

Anyone commenting on the suitability of existing or proposed polling places should, if possible, provide suggestions for alternative venues that may be used as polling places.

Comments and representations may be submitted as follows:

Representations or views should be emailed to or by post to Electoral Services, Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming, GU7 1HR.

All representations must be made no later than Monday 13 November 2023.

Date Action
Monday 2 October 2023 Formal notice of review
Monday 2 October 2023 Publication of (Acting) Returning Officer’s comments
Monday 2 October 2023 Commencement of public consultation period
Monday 13 November 2023 (midnight) End of public consultation period
Wednesday 29 November 2023 Final proposals considered by Standards and General Purpose Committee
Tuesday 12 December 2023 Final proposals considered by Full Council
Thursday 1 February 2024 Publish revised register of electors

The outcome of the review will be published by the council in December and will be available for inspection on the council’s website and at the Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming, GU7 1HR.  

Please note that, upon completion of the review, all correspondence and representations received must, by law, also be published.

Monday 2 October 2023

Tom Horwood
Chief Executive
Waverley Borough Council