Due to current measures relating to Covid-19 virus, the Parish Council Office staff may be working remotely until further notice.  Contact can be made via email info@ackworthparishcouncil.gov.uk or by phone 01977 611583.


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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

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.

High Ackworth conservation area 

Living in a conservation area