Thornes Park Stadium to temporarily close for the election

Monday, June 24, 2024

Thornes Park Stadium in Wakefield will be temporarily closed to host the counting of the district’s votes for the General Election from 4pm on Wednesday 3 July 2024, reopening on Friday 5 July 2024 at 4pm.

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

Parking at Thornes Park Stadium car park will be restricted from Thursday 4 July 2024 (closed all day) until Friday 5 July 2024, reopening at 4pm. 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, visit

The results will be tweeted live @MyWakefield and made available on the Council’s website at  

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