Local Contacts


The settlements of South Kirkby and Moorthorpe are governed at a Parish level by South Kirkby and Moorthorpe Town Council, their website can be found here. Minutes from Parish meetings are published on their website periodically and can be found here, a full list of councillors is available on their website. For general enquiries please contact the Town Clerk or contact the council directly here.

Neighbouring South Elmsall, North Elmsall and Upton and Hemsworth have their own respective local council bodies. Wakefield Metropolitan District Council govern the settlements of South Kirkby and Moorthorpe at a district level, their website is here. The constituency member of parliament for South Kirkby and Moorthorpe is Jon Trickett MP, who can be contacted directly here.

Citizens Advice and Debt

Should you need it, help is available from the Citizens Advice Bureau at Moorthorpe Railway Station between 10am and 1pm on Thursdays. If you need to urgently contact the Citizens Advice Bureau please do so here. White Rose Credit Union are available at Hemsworth Library, should you need them please call the library on 01977 722270 for details.


Medical assistance is available at Church View Health Centre, click here for details. Residents of Moorthorpe and nearby also have the White Rose Surgery available here. In addition to the pharmacies on site at each of the previously mentioned surgeries Lloyds Pharmacy in South Kirkby can be contacted by calling 01977 642352 and Rowlands Pharmacy in South Elmsall is available by calling 01977 643009. Dental appointments may also be available at the South Elmsall Family Dental Centre here.


Wakefield District Housing offer social housing locally, they can be contacted here. Shelter can also offer advice and can be found here.


The nearest job centre is Hemsworth Job Centre, who can be contacted by calling 0345 604 3719.

Animal Care

Bartram and Patrick is the local veterinary centre, they can be contacted on 01977 643146. If you are looking to adopt a dog the Mount Pleasant Kennels in nearby Hampole are always looking for forever homes. Their website can be accessed here. Brierley Kennels cater for grooming, transport and boarding of animals, their website can be found here. Elmsall Kennels and Cattery in North Elmsall can be found here. Hob House Farm in South Kirkby is the location of Hob House Equine Spa, contact them by calling 07889 582826. Moorhouse Equestrian Centre and Saddlery, located in nearby Moorhouse, offers livery services, tuition, saddlery, arena hire and more, their website is here. South Elmsall Pet Stores can be contacted by calling 01977 640622, Cherished Pet Products can be contacted by calling 01977 651179.