Thornes Park Stadium to temporarily close for elections

Thornes Park Athletics Stadium in Wakefield will be temporarily closed to host the counting of the district’s votes for the Local and West Yorkshire Combined Authority Mayoral elections next month.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 11:18 am
Thornes Park Athletics Stadium in Wakefield will be temporarily closed to host the counting of the district’s votes for the Local and West Yorkshire Combined Authority Mayoral elections next month.

The stadium will be closed from 8.30pm on Tuesday, May 4, reopening on Monday, May 10 at noon.

The counting of the votes is not open to the public.

Parking at Thornes Park stadium car park will be restricted from Wednesday, May 5 until Monday, May 10. The closure will be supervised by security staff and entry to the car park will be by permit only.

Alternative parking facilities are available off Thornes Road next to the duck pond or on Denby Dale Road, off the roundabout.

Aspire members can use other Aspire facilities. For more information, click here.

The results will be tweeted live @MyWakefield and made available on the council’s website at www.wakefield.gov.uk/elections