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Heritage Open Day, Fri 7 Sep 2018, free entry

Wakefield Town Hall

Wakefield Town Hall


Kevin Trickett

07967 516841


Town Hall,


Explore the history of Wakefield's Town and County Halls by joining this tour led by Wakefield Civic Society President Kevin Trickett MBE.

Starting with a short illustrated talk about the history of the buildings in the Society's office at Wakefield Town Hall in Wood Street, Kevin will then take you on a tour to see the principal public rooms of both buildings.

This will include the Old Court Room and police cells within the Town Hall and the Council Chamber and Committee Rooms of the County Hall.

The talk will start at 10.30 am in the Town Hall and the event will end at approximately 1.00 pm at County Hall. Please note that there are stairs to climb at both buildings although each has a lift for people with restricted mobility.

Max 30 people per tour/session. The talk and tours will take approximately two to two and a half hours

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsTelephone (public)Welcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 7 Sep 2018 10:30 to 13:00


Free entry

Pre-booking: Required
Please book places for the talk and the tours; access is not otherwise possible.
Booking Contact: Kevin Trickett
Call: 07967 516841
Go to:
Write to: Wakefield Civic Society, PO Box 380, Wakefield Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 3WT
Booking opens: 1 August 2018 07:00
Booking closes: 7 September 2018 10:00



See location of Wakefield Town Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 330209  Lat: 53.68351 Long: -1.50182

By Road:
Follow signs to the city centre from junction 40 of M1
Parking available on street with charge plus a number of car parks within minutes walk.
By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate (3 mins walk)
Nearest Bus Station: Wakefield Bus Station (3 minutes walk)


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality