Thornes Park to temporarily close for the General Election
Athletics Stadium in Wakefield will be temporarily closed to host the counting
of the district’s votes for the General Election on Wednesday 7, Thursday 8 and
Friday 9 June.
Customers will be able to use the fitness studios until 12noon on Wednesday 7
June. The main hall will close at 11am and from 12noon the entire stadium will
be closed until Friday 9 June at 3pm. The counting of the votes is not open to
Aspire Fitness Scheme members can use Sun Lane Leisure Centre or any other
council-run leisure facilities.
Parking at Thornes Park stadium car park will be restricted during the day and
closed from 10am on Thursday 8 June. 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.
The results will be made available on the Council’s website at www.wakefield.gov.uk/elections