My polling station is the handsomest,’ tweeted one voter, showing off a photo of a neoclassical town hall in West Yorkshire. And so a game of one-upmanship began. The burning question during this general election transcends politics – which is the UK’s finest polling station?

Here, we bring you some of the best via social media. Think yours tops these? Post it to Instagram using the hashtag #pollingstations.

Chelsea Town Hall, London

Interior stylist Emilio Pimentel-Reid struck it lucky with this Victorian hall on the King’s Road.

Stour Space, London

Recently revived as a gallery and studio space, this once abandoned building in Hackney adds a new string to its bow on election days.

Todmorden Town Hall

A Grade I-listed neoclassical beauty earns high praise from @sewhipfolkie.

St Bartholomew’s Church, Sheffield

Churches across the nation are doing double duty as polling stations today, including this unusual offering in Walkley.

St Bartholomews Church #pollingstation

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Birkenhead Town Hall

Birkenhead Town Hall is the centrepiece of Wirral’s Hamilton Square, home to the UK’s second highest number of Grade I-listed buildings after Trafalgar Square.

Birmingham Council House

@Rich_iz counted his blessings while voting at this Grade II-listed Birmingham landmark.

St Matthew’s Church, London

This 19th century polling station in Westminster is right in the thick of it.

Columbia Road, London

A mosaic wonder in Hackney, spotted by Rage from Chase & Status, no less.

Ealing Town Hall, London

This could be the last time votes are cast at Ealing Town Hall, with the council considering leasing the Grade II-listed building to raise funds.

#Voting for #Britain #UKelection 2015 #PollingStation #London #UK #TownHall #British #Vote #Architecture

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West Blatchington Windmill, Hove

Polling stations come in all shapes and sizes, as West Blatchington Windmill in Sussex proves.



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