Full review of polling districts and polling places 2019

Brighton & Hove City Council conducted a full review of parliamentary polling districts and places in 2019.

The deadline for receipt of comments and representations was Friday 13 September 2019 Final proposals were published on 30 September 2019 and presented to the Council’s Policy, Resources & Growth Committee on 10 October 2019.

The council's Policy & Resources Committee approved the following recommendations:

  • AT and AU districts merged to form a new AU/KRCA district.
  • EU and EX districts merged to form a new EX/KQPD district.
  • Boundaries for GX/PHSE, GY/PHSF and GZ/PHSG districts redrawn.
  • HZ district split amongst the surrounding districts.
  • KT and KZ districts merged to form a new KZ/PKT district.
  • Boundaries for NV/HGOA, NY/HGOD and NZ/HGOE districts redrawn
  • The polling place for EU&E/KQPD as Brighton Youth Centre.
  • The polling place for GY/PHSF as City Gate @ The Dip, 119d Hollingdean Terrace.
  • The polling place for HT/PPAA as St Thomas More Church Hall.
  • The polling place for KT &KZ/PSPB as Brighthelm Church & Community Centre.
  • The polling place for LZ/PRED as Brighton Town Hall.
  • The polling place for NV/HGOA as Ajex Hall.
  • The polling place for NY/HGOD and OZ/HHPD as Hove Rugby Club Pavilion.
  • The polling place for NZ/HGOE as Possibility Place.
  • The polling place for QZ/HNPE as Hill Park School (formerly Hillside).
  • The polling place for RX/HSPD as St Nicholas Parish Centre

Notice of review (PDF 164KB)

Full review of polling places consultation (PDF 5MB)

Details of the Policy, Resources & Growth Committee decision

2018 review

Brighton & Hove City Council undertook a review of Hollingdean & Stanmer, Patcham, Hove Park and Central Hove Ward polling districts and polling places.

Final proposals were published on 29 November 2018 to be presented to the Council’s Policy, Resources & Growth Committee on 6 December 2018.

The council's Policy & Resources Committee approved the following recommendations:

  • That St Mary Magdalen Church Hall be used as a polling place for GU district in Hollingdean & Stanmer ward.
  • That a temporary polling place at the junction of Carden Hill and Lyminster Avenue be used as a polling place for HZ district in Patcham ward – if Hollingbury Library is unavailable.
  • That the OX polling district in Hove Park is split into two new smaller polling districts across Hove Park and the junction of Nevill Road and Nevill Avenue – named OX and OW.
  • That Brighton & Hove Cricket Pavilion, Nevill Sport Ground is used as the polling place for the new OW district in Hove Park ward.
  • That Bishop Hannington Youth & Community Hall is used as the polling place for the revised OX district in Hove Park ward.
  • That Hove Town Hall be used as a polling place for UY district in Central Hove ward.

Details of the Policy, Resources & Growth Committee decision 

2013 review

Our review of polling districts and polling places (PDF 89kb) took place between 4 October and 13 December 2013. Members of the public were invited to make comments on the proposals. 

The council's Policy & Resources Committee approved the following recommendations at its meeting on 16 January 2014.

  • That the polling place for AU, Rottingdean Coastal ward, be changed from Saltdean Primary School to St Nicholas Church Hall, Saltdean Vale
  • That the polling place for EY, Queens Park ward, be changed from Carlton Hill Primary School to Millwood Community Centre, Nelson Row
  • That the polling place for FW, Hanover & Elm Grove ward, be changed from Fairlight Primary School to the Children’s Centre, St Leonards Road
  • That the polling place for HZ, Patcham ward, be changed from Hollingbury Methodist Church Hall to Hollingbury Library, County Oak Avenue
  • That the polling place for IY, Withdean ward, be changed from Dorothy Stringer High School to the Cassidy Centre, St Mary’s Church
  • That the polling place for KS, St Peters & North Laine ward, be changed from the Clarendon Centre to the BMECP Centre, Fleet Street
  • That the polling place for NV, Goldsmid ward, be changed from Somerhill Junior School to the Ajex Hall, Brighton & Hove Reform Synagogue, Eaton Road
  • That Cottesmore St Mary’s RC School be retained as the polling place for NY (Goldsmid ward) and OZ (Hove Park ward)
  • That the Pavilion in Wish Road be used as a double polling place for SW and SX polling districts in Wish ward

The consultation paper (PDF 191kb) outlined the current arrangements in Brighton & Hove and made proposals about future arrangements.