Following the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission Review for Wrexham, Welsh Government have made the following order - The County Borough of Wrexham (Electoral Arrangements) Order 2021.  This order is now in force.

The following changes will be made:

  • increase the number of councillors from 52 to 56
  • increase the number of wards from 47 to 49

The specific changes to wards are as follows:

  • Acrefair North ward
    This is the previous Plas Madoc ward and will remain represented by 1 councillor.
  • Acton and Maesydre ward 
    This is a combination of the previous Acton and Maesydre wards and will be represented by 2 councillors.
  • Bangor Is-y-Coed ward 
    This is a part of the previous Bronington ward and will be represented by 1 councillor.
  • Bronington and Hanmer ward 
    This is a combination of part of the previous Bronington ward and part of the Overton ward and will be represented by 1 councillor.
  • Brymbo ward 
    This ward will now be represented by 2 councillors.
  • Brynyffynnon ward 
    Properties have been moved from the Brynyffynnon ward to the Offa ward and properties have been moved from the Offa ward to the Brynyffynnon ward and the ward will remain represented by 1 councillor.
  • Cefn East ward  
    This is part of the previous Cefn ward and will be represented by 1 councillor.
  • Cefn West ward 
    This is part of the previous Cefn ward and will be represented by 1 councillor.
  • Erddig ward 
    Properties have been moved from the Offa ward to the Erddig ward and the ward will remain represented by 1 councillor.
  • Gwersyllt East ward 
    This is part of the previous Gwersyllt East and South ward, properties have been moved from the Gwersyllt South ward to the Gwersyllt East ward and the ward will be represented by 1 councillor.
  • Gwersyllt South ward  
    This is part of the previous Gwersyllt East and South ward, properties have been moved from the Gwersyllt South ward to the Gwersyllt East ward and the ward will be represented by 1 councillor.
  • Overton and Maelor South ward 
    This is part of the previous Overton ward and will be represented by 1 councillor. 
  • Pant and Johnstown ward 
    This is a combination of the previous Pant and Johnstown wards and will be represented by 2 councillors. 
  • Rhosnesni ward 
    This ward will now be represented by 2 councillors.
  • Rossett ward 
    This ward will now be represented by 2 councillors.
  • Smithfield ward 
    Properties have been moved from the Whitegate ward and will remain represented by 1 councillor.

The Wrexham electoral wards, from May 2022, will be as follows:

Electoral ward Number of councillors
Acrefair North 1
Acton and Maesydre 2
Bangor Is-y-coed 1
Borras Park 1
Bronington and Hanmer 1
Brymbo 2
Bryn Cefn 1
Brynyffynnon 1
Cartrefle 1
Cefn East 1
Cefn West 1
Chirk North 1
Chirk South 1
Coedpoeth 2
Dyffryn Ceiriog 1
Erddig 1
Esclusham 1
Garden Village 1
Gresford East and West 1
Grosvenor 1
Gwenfro 1
Gwersyllt East 1
Gwersyllt North 1
Gwersyllt South 1
Gwersyllt West 1
Hermitage 1
Holt 1
Little Acton 1
Llangollen Rural 1
Llay 2
Marchwiel 1
Marford and Hoseley 1
Minera 1
New Broughton 1
Offa 1
Overton and Maelor South 1
Pant and Johnstown 2
Penycae 1
Penycae and Ruabon South 1
Ponciau 1
Queensway 1
Rhos 1
Rhosnesni 2
Rossett 2
Ruabon 1
Smithfield 1
Stansty 1
Whitegate 1
Wynnstay 1

The poll card you receive for the local council elections will contain the name of your electoral ward and the polling station where you will vote.