Welcome to Ackworth Parish Council

Ackworth is a large village with approximately 7000 inhabitants, within the Metropolitan Borough of the City of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Situated on the river Went at the historically important crossroads of the Barnsley to Pontefract road and the Doncaster to Wakefield road. Ackworth was on the pathway linking the prosperous Heavy Woollen District of the West Riding of Yorkshire with the A1 and London.

Ackworth Parish Boundary Map (awaiting updated version)

Click for the interactive Boundary Map. Once in the page, down the left hand side select Boundary, scroll down and select Civil Parish or Communities, zoom in to find Ackworth, once found click on Ackworth and the image will change colour. Now you can zoom in to see individual roads and streets in the parish.

Latest News

Brackenhill Allotments

Published: 17 Jul 24

Open Day 20th July 2024 Read More...

Ackworth Gala

Published: 5 Jul 24

What A Great Day Read More...

Allotments Open Day

Published: 5 Jul 24

All Welcome Read More...

Staff Vacancy

Published: 7 Jun 24

Caretaker - Fixed Term Contract Read More...

Ackworth West Ward - Election

Published: 20 May 24

Statement As To Persons Nominated Read More...