Local election 2024 expected results times for every council in England - full list

There are 107 councils holding elections on Thursday -Credit:Copyright Unknown
There are 107 councils holding elections on Thursday -Credit:Copyright Unknown

Elections are taking place across England and Wales on Thursday with millions of people set to cast their vote.

In England, there are 107 councils holding elections with 11 mayoral contests also taking place. There are also 37 police and crime commissioner elections across England and Wales as well as a vote for new London Assembly members.

Polls close at 10pm on Thursday night and a number of areas are expected to begin counting straight away. Dozens of results will be due back in the early hours of Friday morning, with the rest coming later in the day and over the weekend.

READ MORE: All the candidates standing in Greater Manchester local elections 2024

Results of the London Assembly election will be declared on the afternoon of Saturday, May 4, but exact timings for all the constituencies are currently unavailable.

The elections are the last big electoral test for all the political parties before the general election, which will take place later this year.

Here are all the estimated timings for all the council, mayoral and police and crime commissioner elections across England Wales. All timings are estimates based on information compiled by the PA news agency and are subject to change

Friday (early hours)


  • 12.30am (May 3) Broxbourne

  • 1.30am Hartlepool, Rochford, Sunderland

  • 2am Bolton, Gosport, Ipswich, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East Lincolnshire, South Tyneside, Wigan

  • 2.30am Chorley, Eastleigh, Fareham, Hart, Oldham, Portsmouth, Rushmoor, Southend-on-Sea

  • 2.45am Exeter

  • 3am Harlow, Kingston-upon-Hull, Lincoln, Sefton, Tameside, Thurrock

  • 3.15am Reading

  • 3.30am Colchester, Gateshead, Redditch, Stockport

  • 4am Peterborough, Plymouth

  • 4.30am Southampton

  • 5.30am Winchester

Police and crime commissioners

  • 1.30am Cumbria

  • 2.30am Avon & Somerset

  • 3am Lincolnshire

Friday (daytime)


  • 11am Norwich

  • 12pm Blackburn with Darwen, Walsall

  • 12.30pm Castle Point, Havant

  • 1pm Cannock Chase, Manchester, Watford, Welwyn Hatfield

  • 1.30pm Burnley, Preston, Sheffield, West Oxfordshire

  • 2pm Basildon, Brentwood, Hyndburn, Knowsley, Nuneaton & Bedworth, Rossendale

  • 2.30pm Crawley, Rochdale, Solihull

  • 3pm Barnsley, Hastings, Kirklees, Maidstone, Rotherham, Three Rivers

  • 3.30pm Halton, Milton Keynes, Sandwell, Trafford

  • 4pm Adur, Bury, Calderdale, Cheltenham, Epping Forest, Pendle, St Albans, Swindon, Tunbridge Wells, Woking, Wokingham

  • 4.30pm Dudley, Leeds, Wakefield

  • 5pm Basingstoke & Deane, Bradford, Cambridge, Coventry, Oxford, Runnymede, Tandridge, Worthing

  • 5.30pm Rugby, Wolverhampton, Worcester

  • 5.45pm Cherwell

  • 6pm Mole Valley, North Hertfordshire, Reigate & Banstead, Stevenage, Tamworth

  • 6.30pm Bristol, Elmbridge

  • 7pm Dorset

  • 8pm West Lancashire

  • 10pm Gloucester


  • 12pm North East

  • 12.30pm Tees Valley

  • 2.30pm East Midlands

  • 3pm York & North Yorkshire

Police and crime commissioners

  • 1pm Gwent, North Wales

  • 1.30pm Humberside

  • 2pm Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, Hampshire, Suffolk

  • 3pm Bedfordshire, Devon & Cornwall, Dyfed-Powys, Norfolk, Surrey

  • 3.30pm Leicestershire

  • 4pm Essex, Lancashire, Northamptonshire, South Wales, Staffordshire

  • 4.30pm Northumbria

  • 5pm Cleveland, Durham, Gloucestershire, Nottinghamshire

  • 6pm Derbyshire, West Mercia



  • 4pm North Tyneside, Stroud, Warrington


  • – 12pm Liverpool City Region

  • – 1.30pm London*

  • – 2pm South Yorkshire

  • – 3pm West Midlands

  • – 3.15pm West Yorkshire

  • – 4pm Greater Manchester

  • – 5pm Salford

*The local constituency results of the London mayoral election will be declared first, at each of the 14 counts across the capital. A formal announcement of the overall result will be made at City Hall later in the day. 1.30pm is an estimate of when the overall result is likely to have become clear from the constituency results, and is not an estimate of the time of the formal announcement at City Hall.

Police and crime commissioners

  • 12pm Hertfordshire

  • 2pm Thames Valley

  • 2.30pm Warwickshire, West Midlands

  • 3pm Cheshire, Dorset

  • 3.30pm Merseyside

  • 4pm Wiltshire



  • 3pm Salford

Police and crime commissioners

  • 3.30pm Sussex

  • 4pm Kent