New polling stations could be introduced ahead of next year’s local elections in Hertsmere.

Hertsmere Borough Council is required by law to carry out a review of its polling stations across the area and voters in the area are being urged to share their thoughts.

There are around 50 stations in use but the council is considering creating new ones at Organ Hall Community Centre and 96 Shenley Road; both of which are in Borehamwood.

The review is important because it helps the council ensure that polling stations are accessible for everyone to use and access.

Sam Langford, the council's electoral services manager, said: "We would like as many local voters as possible to take part in this review and we want to hear about their thoughts on how accessible they have found the polling stations.

"Obviously there is no such thing as a purpose-built polling station and we have to adapt and make use of a large number of different venues, which are made available to us, but we want to do all we can to ensure accessibility issues have been fully considered. We would also like to hear any suggestions of other suitable venues that could potentially be used."

Existing and proposed stations can be found here and you can submit your views by completing an online survey here.