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 elections.

By Leanne Clarke
Tuesday, 26th April 2022, 11:56 am

The stadium will be closed from 5pm on May 4, reopening on May 7 at 8.30am.

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

Parking at Thornes Park stadium car park will be restricted from May 5 until May 7. The closure will be supervised by security staff and entry to the car park will be by permit only.

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Thornes Park Athletics Stadium in Wakefield will be temporarily closed to host the counting of the district’s votes for the local elections.

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