Here is what you need to know about the election in Richmond Park and North Kingston

Richmond Park and North Kingston currently has one of the smallest majorities in the country, with just 45 votes between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats.


But that could all change at the end of this week as the country heads to the polls with Brexit in the forefront of people’s minds.

Richmond is a heavily remain constituency, and incumbent MP Zac Goldsmith’s commitment to leave the EU with Boris Johnson’s deal could prove costly and allow Liberal Democrat Sarah Olney back into office.

Here is everything you need to know about voting in Richmond Park and North Kingston:

Where does Richmond Park and North Kingston constituency cover?

This constituency covers part of both Richmond and Kingston councils.

It contains the Richmond wards of Barnes, East Sheen, Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside, Kew, Mortlake and Barnes Common, North Richmond and South Richmond.

In Kingston it covers the north of the borough, containing the wards of Canbury, Coombe Hill, Coombe Vale, and Tudor.

Who can I vote for?

In alphabetical order, by surname:

Zac Goldsmith, Conservative

Sandra Keen, Labour

Sarah Olney, Liberal Democrat

Caroline Shah, Independent

John Usher, Independent

When can I vote?

Polls open at 7am on Thursday December 12, 2019 and close at 10pm that evening.

Where can I vote?

There have been a small number of changes to some polling station locations since the last election:

In North Richmond ward, the polling station has moved from St John the Divine Church back to Raleigh Road United Church Hall

In Kew Ward, the polling station has moved from St Anne’s Church Hall back to Queens School

A list of polling stations in the constituency can be found below, including, somewhat unusually, eight caravans.

These are exhibition units rather than mobile homes, and are standard practice in Richmond where they have been used for many years.

You can only vote at the polling station which has been assigned to you unless you have chosen to vote by post.

The location of the polling station is available on the polling card you should have received through the post, but you can visit the My Richmond pages on the council website ( to use your address to find your specific polling station. There is also a map which will show you the address of your allocated station and the distance from your home.

Raleigh Road United Church Hall, Stanmore Gardens, Richmond

Caravan at Lambert Avenue, Parking Area Between 24 & 26 Lambert Avenue, Richmond

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Hall, 222 Sheen Road, Richmond

Caravan at Meadows Hall, Church Road, Richmond

Richmond and Putney Unitarian Church, Ormond Road, Richmond

Richmond Library Annexe, Quadrant Road, Richmond

Cambrian Centre, 1 Caplan Court, Grove Road

Caravan near Russell School Nursery Unit, Meadlands Drive, Richmond

Ham Hall, Ham & Petersham Youth Club, Ham Close, Ham

Ham Christian Centre, Lock Road, Ham

Caravan at Latchmere Lane/Cowper Road Junction, Ham

Caravan near the Star & Garter Home, Richmond Hill, Richmond

East Sheen Baptist Church Hall, Temple Sheen Road, East Sheen

All Saints Church Hall, Park Avenue, East Sheen

Sheen Lane Centre, Sheen Lane, East Sheen

The Pavillion, Vine Road, Barnes

Caravan adjacent to, 5 Warwick Drive, Barnes

St Mary the Virgin Church, Mortlake High Street, Mortlake

Barnes Green Social Centre, Church Road, Barnes

Queens C of E School, Cumberland Road, Kew

St Lukes House, 270 Sandycombe Road, Kew

Kew Library, 106 North Road, Kew

Barn Church St Philip & All Saints, Atwood Avenue, Kew

Castelnau Community Centre, 7 Stillingfleet Road, Barnes

Kitson Hall, Kitson Road, Barnes

Holy Trinity Church Hall, Trinity Church Road, Barnes

Dickerage Sports and Community Centre, Dickerage Lane, New Malden, Surrey

Caravan A, Coombe Girls` School, Darley Drive Entrance, New Malden

Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School, Chestnut Grove, New Malden

Swinnerton Hall, St Lukes Church, Gibbon Road, Kingston Upon Thames

St Agatha`s Church Hall, Kings Road, Kingston-Upon Thames, Surrey

Cornerstone Church, Kingston, Kingston-Upon-Thames

St Paul`s Church, Alexandra Road Entrance, Kingston Upon-Thames, Surrey

Kingsnympton Youth & Community Centre, Kingston Hill, Kingston Upon Thames

St John`s Church Hall (Robin Hood Lane), Robin Hood Lane, London

Caravan B, Coombe Girls` School, Darley Drive Entrance, New Malden

Shiraz Mirza Community Hall, 76A Coombe Road, Kingston-Upon-Thames

YMCA Hawker Centre, Lower Ham Road, Kingston-UponThames, Surrey

Fern Hill Primary School, Richmond Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey

Tudor Hall, Tudor Drive, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey

Scout Hut, Park Road, Kingston Upon Thames


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