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Guided Walk, from 21 Sep 2019, free entry

Wood Street

Wood Street


Wakefield Civic Society


Town Hall,

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 25 Sep WFD Historic Ghost Walk
Mon 30 Sep Discover Wood Street


Join Wakefield Civic Society for a free guided walk around the Wood Street area to explore the architecture and history of the street. The walks will be led by Kevin Trickett MBE, President of the Society.

Find out how Wood Street got its name!

Hear about how the street developed from a narrow yard to be the main ‘civic’ street of the city!

Look up and admire the decorative details of some of the most prominent buildings in Wakefield!

The walk will be offered on five dates but all start from outside the Town Hall at the stated time and will last around 90 minutes.

Everyone taking part in the walk will receive a free copy of the Society's book Wood Street: The Heart of Wakefield (usually £3.50)

Meet outside the Town Hall, Wood Street, WF1 2HQ.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 30 Sep 2019 18:30


Free entry

Also see



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