List of electoral wards in West Yorkshire

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This is a list of electoral divisions and wards in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire in Yorkshire and the Humber. All changes since the re-organisation of local government following the passing of the Local Government Act 1972 are shown. The number of councillors elected for each electoral division or ward is shown in brackets.

District councils[edit]

Bradford[edit]

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 10 May 1973) to 1 May 1980:[1]

Wards from 1 May 1980 to 10 June 2004:[2]

Wards from 10 June 2004 to present:[3]

Bradford UK ward map 2010 (blank).svg
  1. Baildon (3)
  2. Bingley (3)
  3. Bingley Rural (3) †
  4. Bolton & Undercliffe (3)
  5. Bowling & Barkerend (3)
  6. Bradford Moor (3)
  7. City (3)
  8. Clayton & Fairweather Green (3)
  9. Craven (3)
  10. Eccleshill (3)
  11. Great Horton (3)
  12. Heaton (3)
  13. Idle & Thackley (3)
  14. Ilkley (3)
  15. Keighley Central (3)
  16. Keighley East (3)
  17. Keighley West (3)
  18. Little Horton (3)
  19. Manningham (3)
  20. Queensbury (3)
  21. Royds (3)
  22. Shipley (3)
  23. Thornton & Allerton (3)
  24. Toller (3)
  25. Tong (3)
  26. Wharfedale (3)
  27. Wibsey (3)
  28. Windhill & Wrose (3)
  29. Worth Valley (3) †
  30. Wyke (3)

† minor boundary changes in 2008[4]

Calderdale[edit]

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 10 May 1973) to 1 May 1980:[1]

Wards from 1 May 1980 to 10 June 2004:[5]

Wards from 10 June 2004 to present:[6]

Calderdale UK ward map 2010 (blank).svg
  1. Brighouse (3)
  2. Calder (3)
  3. Elland (3)
  4. Greetland & Stainland (3)
  5. Hipperholme & Lightcliffe (3)
  6. Illingworth & Mixenden (3)
  7. Luddendenfoot (3)
  8. Northowram & Shelf (3)
  9. Ovenden (3)
  10. Park (3)
  11. Rastrick (3)
  12. Ryburn (3)
  13. Skircoat (3)
  14. Sowerby Bridge (3)
  15. Todmorden (3)
  16. Town (3)
  17. Warley (3)

Kirklees[edit]

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 10 May 1973) to 6 May 1982:[1]

Wards from 6 May 1982 to 10 June 2004:[7]

Wards from 10 June 2004 to present:[8]

Kirklees UK ward map 2010 (blank).svg
  1. Almondbury (3)
  2. Ashbrow (3)
  3. Batley East (3)
  4. Batley West (3)
  5. Birstall & Birkenshaw (3)
  6. Cleckheaton (3)
  7. Colne Valley (3)
  8. Crosland Moor & Netherton (3)
  9. Dalton (3)
  10. Denby Dale (3)
  11. Dewsbury East (3)
  12. Dewsbury South (3)
  13. Dewsbury West (3)
  14. Golcar (3)
  15. Greenhead (3)
  16. Heckmondwike (3)
  17. Holme Valley North (3)
  18. Holme Valley South (3)
  19. Kirkburton (3)
  20. Lindley (3)
  21. Liversedge & Gomersal (3)
  22. Mirfield (3)
  23. Newsome (3)

Leeds[edit]

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 10 May 1973) to 1 May 1980:[1]

Wards from 1 May 1980 to 10 June 2004:[9]

Wards from 10 June 2004 to present:[10]

Leeds UK ward map 2010 (blank).svg
  1. Adel & Wharfedale (3)
  2. Alwoodley (3)
  3. Ardsley & Robin Hood (3)
  4. Armley (3)
  5. Beeston & Holbeck (3)
  6. Bramley & Stanningley (3)
  7. Burmantofts & Richmond Hill (3)
  8. Calverley & Farsley (3)
  9. Chapel Allerton (3)
  10. City & Hunslet (3)
  11. Cross Gates & Whinmoor (3)
  12. Farnley & Wortley (3)
  13. Garforth & Swillington (3)
  14. Gipton & Harehills (3)
  15. Guiseley & Rawdon (3)
  16. Harewood (3)
  17. Headingley (3)
  18. Horsforth (3)
  19. Hyde Park & Woodhouse (3)
  20. Killingbeck & Seacroft (3)
  21. Kippax & Methley (3)
  22. Kirkstall (3)
  23. Middleton Park (3)
  24. Moortown (3)
  25. Morley North (3)
  26. Morley South (3)
  27. Otley & Yeadon (3)
  28. Pudsey (3)
  29. Rothwell (3)
  30. Roundhay (3)
  31. Temple Newsam (3)
  32. Weetwood (3)
  33. Wetherby (3)

Wakefield[edit]

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 10 May 1973) to 6 May 1982:[1]

Wards from 6 May 1982 to 10 June 2004:[11]

Wards from 10 June 2004 to present:[12]

Wakefield UK ward map 2010 (blank).svg
  1. Ackworth, North Elmsall & Upton (3)
  2. Airedale & Ferry Fryston (3)
  3. Altofts & Whitwood (3)
  4. Castleford Central & Glasshoughton (3)
  5. Crofton, Ryhill & Walton (3)
  6. Featherstone (3)
  7. Hemsworth (3)
  8. Horbury & South Ossett (3)
  9. Knottingley (3)
  10. Normanton (3)
  11. Ossett (3)
  12. Pontefract North (3)
  13. Pontefract South (3)
  14. South Elmsall & South Kirkby (3)
  15. Stanley & Outwood East (3)
  16. Wakefield East (3)
  17. Wakefield North (3)
  18. Wakefield Rural (3)
  19. Wakefield South (3)
  20. Wakefield West (3)
  21. Wrenthorpe & Outwood West (3)

Former county council[edit]

West Yorkshire[edit]

Electoral Divisions from 1 April 1974 (first election 12 April 1973) to 1 April 1986 (county abolished):[1][13][14]

  1. Aireborough (1)
  2. Baildon (1)
  3. Batley No. 1 (1)
  4. Batley No. 2 (1)
  5. Bingley (1)
  6. Bradford No. 1 (2)
  7. Bradford No. 2 (2)
  8. Bradford No. 3 (2)
  9. Bradford No. 4 (1)
  10. Bradford No. 5 (1)
  11. Bradford No. 6 (2)
  12. Bradford No. 7 (2)
  13. Brighouse No. 1 (1)
  14. Brighouse No. 2 (1)
  15. Castleford No. 1 (1)
  16. Castleford No. 2 (1)
  17. Colne Valley (1)
  18. Dewsbury No. 1 (1)
  19. Dewsbury No. 2 (1)
  20. Elland (1)
  21. Featherstone (1)
  22. Garforth No. 1 (1)
  23. Garforth No. 2 (1)
  24. Halifax No. 1 (1)
  25. Halifax No. 2 (1)
  26. Halifax No. 3 (1)
  27. Halifax No. 4 (1)
  28. Hemsworth (1)
  29. Hemsworth Rural (1)
  30. Holmfirth (1)
  31. Horsforth (1)
  32. Huddersfield No. 1 (1)
  33. Huddersfield No. 2 (1)
  34. Huddersfield No. 3 (1)
  35. Huddersfield No. 4 (1)
  36. Huddersfield No. 5 (1)
  37. Ilkley (1)
  38. Keighley No. 1 (1)
  39. Keighley No. 2 (1)
  40. Keighley No. 3 (1)
  41. Kirkburton & Denby Dale (1)
  42. Knottingley (1)
  43. Leeds No. 1 (1)
  44. Leeds No. 2 (1)
  45. Leeds No. 3 (1)
  46. Leeds No. 4 (1)
  47. Leeds No. 5 (1)
  48. Leeds No. 6 (1)
  49. Leeds No. 7 (1)
  50. Leeds No. 8 (1)
  51. Leeds No. 9 (1)
  52. Leeds No. 10 (Bramley) (1)
  53. Leeds No. 11 (Halton) (1)
  54. Leeds No. 12 (Headingley) (1)
  55. Leeds No. 13 (Kirkstall) (1)
  56. Leeds No. 14 (Burley) (1)
  57. Leeds No. 15 (Middleton) (1)
  58. Leeds No. 16 (Moortown) (1)
  59. Leeds No. 17 (Osmondthorpe) (1)
  60. Leeds No. 18 (Seacroft) (1)
  61. Leeds No. 19 (Stanningley) (1)
  62. Leeds No. 20 (Talbot) (1)
  63. Leeds No. 21 (Wortley) (1)
  64. Mirfield (1)
  65. Morley No. 1 (1)
  66. Morley No. 2 (1)
  67. Normanton (1)
  68. Ossett (1)
  69. Otley (1)
  70. Pontefract (1)
  71. Pudsey No. 1 (1)
  72. Pudsey No. 2 (1)
  73. Rothwell (1)
  74. Shipley (1)
  75. Sowerby Bridge (1)
  76. Spenborough No. 1 (1)
  77. Spenborough No. 2 (1)
  78. Stanley (1)
  79. Todmorden (1)
  80. Wakefield No. 1 (1)
  81. Wakefield No. 2 (1)
  82. Wakefield Rural (1)
  83. Wetherby (1)

Electoral Divisions due from 2 May 1985 (order revoked by the Local Government Act 1985):[15]

  1. Aireborough (1)
  2. Armley (1)
  3. Baildon (1)
  4. Barwick & Kippax (1)
  5. Batley (1)
  6. Beeston (1)
  7. Bingley (1)
  8. Bingley Rural (1)
  9. Birstall & Birkenshaw (1)
  10. Bolton (1)
  11. Bowling (1)
  12. Bramley (1)
  13. Brighouse (1)
  14. Burmantofts (1)
  15. Calder Valley East (1)
  16. Calder Valley West (1)
  17. Castleford Ferry Fryston (1)
  18. Castleford Whitwood (1)
  19. Central Halifax (1)
  20. Chapel Allerton (1)
  21. City & Holbeck (1)
  22. Clayton (1)
  23. Cleckheaton (1)
  24. Coley (1)
  25. Colne Valley (1)
  26. Cookridge (1)
  27. Craven (1)
  28. Crosland (1)
  29. Dalton (1)
  30. Deighton (1)
  31. Denby Dale (1)
  32. Dewsbury (1)
  33. Elland (1)
  34. Featherstone (1)
  35. Garforth & Swillington (1)
  36. Great Horton (1)
  37. Halton (1)
  38. Harehills (1)
  39. Headingley (1)
  40. Heaton (1)
  41. Heckmondwike (1)
  42. Hemsworth (1)
  43. Holme Valley (1)
  44. Horsforth (1)
  45. Hunslet (1)
  46. Idle (1)
  47. Ilkley (1)
  48. Keighley South (1)
  49. Keighley West (1)
  50. Kirkstall (1)
  51. Knottingley (1)
  52. Leeds North (1)
  53. Lindley (1)
  54. Little Horton (1)
  55. Middleton (1)
  56. Mirfield & Ravensthorpe (1)
  57. Moortown (1)
  58. Morley North (1)
  59. Morley South (1)
  60. New Queensbury (1)
  61. Newsome & Almondbury (1)
  62. Normanton & Sharlston (1)
  63. North Halifax (1)
  64. Ossett (1)
  65. Otley & Wharfedale (1)
  66. Paddock (1)
  67. Pontefract (1)
  68. Pudsey North (1)
  69. Pudsey South (1)
  70. Richmond Hill (1)
  71. Rothwell (1)
  72. Roundhay (1)
  73. Seacroft (1)
  74. Shipley (1)
  75. South Elmsall (1)
  76. South West Halifax (1)
  77. Sowerby Bridge (1)
  78. Stanley & Wrenthorpe (1)
  79. Thornhill (1)
  80. Toller (1)
  81. Tong (1)
  82. Undercliffe (1)
  83. University (1)
  84. Wakefield Central (1)
  85. Wakefield East (1)
  86. Wakefield Rural (1)
  87. Wakefield South (1)
  88. Weetwood (1)
  89. Wetherby (1)
  90. Whinmoor (1)
  91. Wortley (1)
  92. Wyke (1)

Electoral wards by constituency[edit]

Bradford East[edit]

Bolton and Undercliffe, Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor, Eccleshill, Idle and Thackley, Little Horton.

Bradford South[edit]

Great Horton, Queensbury, Royds, Tong, Wibsey, Wyke.

Bradford West[edit]

City, Clayton and Fairweather Green, Heaton, Manningham, Thornton and Allerton, Toller.

Keighley[edit]

Craven, Ilkley, Keighley Central, Keighley East, Keighley West, Worth Valley.

Shipley[edit]

Baildon, Bingley, Bingley Rural, Shipley, Wharfedale, Windhill and Wrose.

Calder Valley[edit]

Brighouse, Calder, Elland, Greetland and Stainland, Hipperholme and Lightcliffe, Luddendenfoot, Rastrick, Ryburn, Todmorden.

Halifax[edit]

Illingworth and Mixenden, Northowram and Shelf, Ovenden, Park, Skircoat, Sowerby Bridge, Town, Warley.

Batley and Spen[edit]

Batley East, Batley West, Birstall and Birkenshaw, Cleckheaton, Heckmondwike, Liversedge and Gomersal.

Colne Valley[edit]

Colne Valley, Crosland Moor and Netherton, Golcar, Holme Valley North, Holme Valley South, Lindley.

Dewsbury[edit]

Denby Dale, Dewsbury East, Dewsbury South, Dewsbury West, Kirkburton, Mirfield.

Huddersfield[edit]

Almondbury, Ashbrow, Dalton, Greenhead, Newsome.

Elmet and Rothwell[edit]

Garforth and Swillington, Harewood, Kippax and Methley, Rothwell, Wetherby.

Leeds Central[edit]

Beeston and Holbeck, Burmantofts and Richmond Hill, City and Hunslet, Hyde Park and Woodhouse, Middleton Park.

Leeds East[edit]

Cross Gates and Whinmoor, Gipton and Harehills, Killingbeck and Seacroft, Temple Newsam.

Leeds North East[edit]

Alwoodley, Chapel Allerton, Moortown, Roundhay.

Leeds North West[edit]

Adel and Wharfedale, Headingley, Otley and Yeadon, Weetwood.

Leeds West[edit]

Armley, Bramley and Stanningley, Farnley and Wortley, Kirkstall.

Morley and Outwood[edit]

Ardsley and Robin Hood, Morley North, Morley South, Stanley and Outwood East, Wrenthorpe and Outwood West.

Pudsey[edit]

Calverley and Farsley, Guiseley and Rawdon, Horsforth, Pudsey.

Hemsworth[edit]

Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton, Crofton, Ryhill and Walton, Featherstone, Hemsworth, South Elmsall and South Kirkby, Wakefield South.

Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford[edit]

Airedale and Ferry Fryston, Altofts and Whitwood, Castleford Central and Glasshoughton, Knottingley, Normanton, Pontefract North, Pontefract South.

Wakefield[edit]

Horbury and South Ossett, Ossett, Wakefield East, Wakefield North, Wakefield Rural, Wakefield West.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f The County of West Yorkshire (Electoral Divisions and Wards) Order 1973
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Bradford (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Bradford (Electoral Changes) Order 2004. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Bradford (Electoral Changes) Order 2008. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  5. ^ The Borough of Calderdale (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Calderdale (Electoral Changes) Order 2003. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ The Borough of Kirklees (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Kirklees (Electoral Changes) Order 2003. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Leeds (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  10. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Leeds (Electoral Changes) Order 2003. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  11. ^ The City of Wakefield (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  12. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Wakefield (Electoral Changes) Order 2003. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  13. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1973. The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  14. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1977. The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  15. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The County of West Yorkshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1985. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.