Polling stations where Uckfield townspeople can vote in a referendum about High Street parking have been announced by the town council.
The referendum is to be held on Thursday, March 12, from 4-9pm and the polling stations are at:
- Ashdown Room, Uckfield Civic Centre, Bell Farm Lane
- Foresters Hall, Harcourt Road, Uckfield
- Mobile classroom at front of Manor Primary School, Downsview Crescent
- Ridgewood Village Hall
A yes or no answer is required in the referendum which asks the question: “Do you support the removal of current on-street parking provision in Uckfield High Street.
The referendum was called at a meeting on Saturday, February 7. Read more here: Referendum to be held about on-street parking in Uckfield.
The £8,000 cost of the referendum will be borne by Uckfield council taxpayers. An Uckfield town councillor, Paul Sparks, who asked on Friday whether the costs could be shared was accused of being ‘cheeky’. See: Uckfield councillor accused of ‘creating mischief’