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Stratford-on-Avon District Council
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Parking System Maintenance

Our parking system is currently undergoing essential maintenance to improve the service we provide. As a result, the following services are currently unavailable via that system:

  • Payments
  • Appeals

We are working to ensure full availability is restored as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience in this matter and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

For urgent enquiries, please call our office on 01789 267575.


Election voting
Make your vote count

This section includes details of current Elections and results of the recent Elections together with information on registering to vote and the different ways of voting.


Elections results are published after each count, they can be found on our dedicated Election results page.


In 2014 the District Council completed a move to all out elections and a Local Governement Boundary re-organisation changing the number of Wards and their boundaries. The District Council is made up of 36 wards, each having one councillor. Each new Councillor is elected for a four year period. The wards are listed below. District Council elections and Parish Council elections took place in May 2015. The next scheduled District/Parish elections are due to take place in May 2019.

Ward Number Name of District Ward
1 Alcester Town
2 Alcester & Rural
3 Avenue
4 Bidford East
5 Bidford West & Salford
6 Bishop's Itchington
7 Bishopton
8 Brailes & Compton
9 Bridgetown
10 Clopton
11 Ettington
12 Guildhall
13 Harbury
14 Hathaway
15 Henley-in-Arden
16 Kineton
17 Kinwarton
18 Long Itchington & Stockton
19 Napton & Fenny Compton
20 Quinton
21 Red Horse
22 Shipston North
23 Shipston South
24 Shottery
25 Snitterfield
26 Southam North
27 Southam South
28 Studley with Mappleborough Green
29 Studley with Sambourne
30 Tanworth-in-Arden
31 Tiddington
32 Welcombe
33 Welford-on-Avon
34 Wellesbourne East
35 Wellesbourne West
36 Wootton Wawen

Is there a map of my Ward/Parish?

Maps of all areas within the Stratford on Avon District Council area can be found via the Ordnance survey Election Maps Website at www.election-maps.co.uk; just follow the instructions on the site.

Standing for Election

If you are thinking of standing for election you may wish to have a look at our booklet a copy of which can be downloaded from this page or telephone 01789 260210 for a copy to be sent to you.

The Government Equalities Office may be able to help people with a disability with financial support in order to stand for election. For more information please see here:


How to vote


You need to be registered to vote for UK elections and referendums. Go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote to register on-line.

If you are unsure if you have already registred to vote, you can contact the elections team on 01789 260208 or email at elections@stratford-dc.gov.uk


If you are already registered to vote for UK elections and referendums you can vote by postal or proxy or visit your local polling station.

Visit the postal/proxy voting page

Visit the polling station walkthrough provided by the Electoral Commission

Visit the Promote the Vote website by 'Speaking up' for people with learning disabilities

There is also the Easy Guide Voting for people with learning difficulties available on this page.

For further information please contact the elections team on 01789 260208 or by email at elections@stratford-dc.gov.uk or by fax on 01789 260244.

For press enquiries please contact 01789 260104.