We have produced pdfs and a webmap of current and historic ward and local authority boundaries. Another source 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.
You can download shapefiles of all of the council areas and electoral areas since we were established in 1973 from the Data files pages.
Local Government boundary webmapLocal Government boundaries (wards from 1995, 1999, 2007, 2017 and council area boundaries) - click to view webmap in new browser. The existing council area boundaries have been in place since 1995. (We have undertaken interim reviews of these, most recently at: Keltybridge, Cardowan, Fithiebank and Robroyston). We have all Scotland ward boundaries from 1995, 1999, 2007 and following our 5th Reviews, ward boundaries by council area, effective from 4 May 2017. (Argyll and Bute, Dundee, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Orkney, Shetland, Scottish Borders and West Lothian remain unchanged since 2007).
Select a layer on the webmap to view current and historic boundaries.