Notice of Polling District, Polling Place and Polling Station Review 2023

Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Section 18C of the Representation of the People Act 1983 that Shropshire Council (the Council) is 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 General Map Viewer (

The (Acting) Returning Officer (ARO) for the existing and future Parliamentary constituencies will comment on the proposals. Those representations will be published on the Council’s website and will be available for inspection at Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND and Shropshire Council Libraries. Locations can be found on our website
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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 disabled residents, 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 related matters.

Anybody making representations should, if possible, give alternative places that may be used as polling places.

Comments and representations may be submitted as follows:
By post:
Electoral Registration Officer
Shropshire Council
Abbey Foregate

By email:

By completing the online feedback form
All representations must be made by no later than 30 October 2023.

2 October 2023Formal notice of review
2 October 2023Publication of (Acting) Returning Officer’s comments
2 October 2023Commencement of public consultation period
30 October 2023End of public consultation period
14 December 2023Final proposals considered by Council
2 January 2024Publish revised register of electors

The outcome of the review will be published by the Council in December 2023 and will be available for inspection on the Council’s website and Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND.

Anybody making representations should be aware that, upon completion of the review, all correspondence and representations received must, by law, also be published.
Dated: 2 October 2023
Andy Begley
Electoral Registration Officer
Shropshire Council