If you want to find out which council area or ward a postcode is in, use our Your Area search facility.
Map browserYou can browse maps of current and past local government boundaries in our Map Browser.
Current wardsWards 2007 onwards
Past wardsWards 1995 - 1999 | Wards 1999 - 2007
You can download shapefiles of all of the council areas and electoral areas since we were established in 1973 from the Data files pages.
Other sources of information
Another source on the Web of maps showing current wards and local authority areas is Ordnance Survey's Election Maps website - www.election-maps.co.uk . For more information about maps, including buying maps, see the Maps section of our Frequently Asked Questions.