Idle and Thackley

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Idle and Thackley
Idle and Thackley Ward 2004.png
2004 Boundaries of Idle and Thackley Ward
Idle and Thackley is located in West Yorkshire
Idle and Thackley
Idle and Thackley
 Idle and Thackley shown within West Yorkshire
Population 16,135 (ward. 2011)
Metropolitan borough City of Bradford
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRADFORD
Postcode district BD
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
Councillors Alun Griffiths (Liberal Democrats)
Jeanette Sunderland (Liberal Democrats)
Dominic Fear (Liberal Democrats)
List of places

Coordinates: 53°50′17″N 1°43′30″W / 53.838°N 1.725°W / 53.838; -1.725

Idle and Thackley (population 14,541 - 2001 UK census) is a Ward in Bradford Metropolitan District in the county of West Yorkshire, England, named after the villages of Idle and Thackley around which it is drawn. The population had increased at the 2011 Census to 16,135.[1]

As well as the villages of Idle and Thackley, the ward includes the villages of Apperley Bridge, Greengates and a small part of the Thorpe Edge housing estate.

The ward is currently served by three Liberal Democrat councillors, Jeanette Sunderland (Leader of Bradford Council Liberal Democrats), Dominic Fear and Alun Griffiths.


  1. ^ "City of Bradford ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 

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