Details of upcoming elections

Peterborough City Council will be having elections for 20 of its 60 seats on 2 May 2019. Elections will be taking place in the following wards:

  • Bretton
  • Central
  • Dogsthorpe
  • East
  • Eye, Thorney & Newborough
  • Fletton & Stanground
  • Fletton & Woodston
  • Glinton & Castor
  • Gunthorpe
  • Hampton Vale
  • Hargate & Hempsted
  • North
  • Orton Longueville
  • Orton Waterville
  • Park
  • Paston & Walton
  • Ravensthorpe
  • Stanground South
  • Werrington
  • West


Anybody wishing to stand as a candidate for any of the above city ward elections must submit a valid nomination paper to the Returning Officer at Peterborough Town Hall (nomination papers must be submitted by hand from Wednesday 20 March 2019 to Wednesday 3 April 2019, Monday to Friday and between the hours of 10am to 4pm) You can obtain a nomination pack below:

Nomination pack

Size: 254.25 KB File format: pdf

Election timetable

Size: 28.64 KB File format: pdf

Nomination packs can also be obtained by contacting or by calling us on 01733 452249.

The Returning Officer or her staff will happily check your nomination paper before submission.

Please note: If you would like to use this service then an appointment will need to be made in advance. Appointments can be arranged by calling 01733 452249.

Prospective candidates and their agents looking to stand in this year's local and parish elections are invited to attend a briefing session in the Council Chamber at the Peterborough Town Hall on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at 6.30pm. 

Polling Stations

Details of where you can go to cast your vote on Thursday 2 May 2019 can be found below:

List of polling stations

Size: 48.71 KB File format: pdf

Absent voting

If you are away or cannot go to the polling station on Thursday 2 May 2019 you can do one of the following:

  • Apply to vote by post. Completed applications must reach us before 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019. If you are given a postal vote, you will not be able to vote in person at this election.
  • Apply to vote by proxy (this means someone else can vote on your behalf). Completed applications must reach us before 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019. If you appoint a proxy, you can vote if you wish, but only if your proxy has not already voted on your behalf and has not got a postal vote for you.

If you would like an application for either a postal or proxy vote then please contact the Electoral Services team on 01733 452249 or by emailing

Processing Request