Check your polling station location before you go to vote

Issued on behalf of the Returning Officer for Highland

The Returning Officer for the Highland constituencies in the UK Parliamentary general election is reminding voters to check the name of the local polling station that is printed on their polling card before they leave home to vote on Thursday 7 May.

Steve Barron, Returning Officer said: “At this election there are changes to the locations of 10 polling stations and I urge voters to make sure they know in advance where they should go to vote by looking at their polling cards.”

The changes to polling stations are:

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency:

  • Lochinver Village Hall electors have been relocated temporarily to Assynt Leisure Centre (due to hall being unavailable).
  • St Fergus Church Hall electors have been relocated to Boy’s Brigade Hall, Wick.
  • Thrumster Hall electors have been relocated to Wick Assembly Rooms.
  • Reiss Hall electors have been relocated to Boys Brigade Hall, Wick (due to the Reiss hall being unavailable).

Ross, Skye and Lochaber constituency:

  • Kishorn Meeting House and The Caravan, Balnacra electors have been relocated to Lochcarron Community Hall.
  • Kingairloch Church Hall electors have been relocated to Strontian Hall.

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey constituency:

  • Old school hall Ardersier (no longer available) electors have been relocated to Ardersier War Memorial Hall.
  • Inverness South Ward electoral boundary has changed  - some voters who used to vote at Green Drive Hall have been relocated to Inshes Primary School, Inverness (check your poll card).
  • Insh Village Church electors have been relocated to Kincraig Community Hall.
  • Advie Public Hall electors have been relocated to Cromdale Hall.

Lists of all polling places in the Highland constituencies can be found on the Council’s website at:

For further information on the UK Parliamentary General Election in Highland visit: www.highland.gov.uk/ge2015

30 Apr 2015
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