Published on 5th January 2023

Sign which reads 'polling station - way in' attached to a wire fence with green hedge behind

A by-election for Battledown ward will take place on Thursday 9 February.

Two polling stations will be open from 7am until 10pm at Holy Apostles Primary School, Battledown Approach and Holy Apostles Church Hall, London Road.
People living in the Battledown ward who are eligible are encouraged to go along to vote.

Nominations close at 4pm on Friday 13 January. Tuesday 24 January is the deadline to register to vote. Residents can register to vote online at Residents can also check whether they’re registered to vote by calling 01242 264132.

Wednesday 25 January at 5pm is the latest time for receipt of new postal and postal proxy applications or changes (including cancellation) to existing postal, postal proxy or proxy appointments.

Any new proxy vote applications need to be received by 5pm on Wednesday 1 February.

For media enquiries, contact: communications, telephone 01242 264154, email [email protected]

Note: Councillor Louis Savage (Battledown ward) has resigned from his position.

Voter ID is not required for this by-election. See more about voter ID on our webpages.