Ackworth Road

Postcode: WF8 3PE

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Road Name:Ackworth Road
Road Number:A639
Road Type:trunk
Speed Limit:30 Mph

Ackworth Road is a street in the settlement of Pontefract which is within the electoral area of Pontefract South Ward in the administration area of Wakefield District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Ackworth Road is located 159.16 miles North from the centre of London, 12.43 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 13.27 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 21.32 miles South West from the centre of York.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Ackworth Road is approximately 13.5006 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 67 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Ackworth Road is an unnamed river which is approximately 2.10229 kilometres away


The Central point of Ackworth Road is approximately 67 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01977
Telephone Exchange: PONTEFRACT - MYPON
Telephone Cabinet: P2
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Ackworth Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Barley Mow Hotel - pontefract
Barley Mow Hotel is set in Pontefract, 33 km from York. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms are equipped with a TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Barley Mow Hotel features free WiFi .
Address:22 Cornmarket, WF8 1BJ, Pontefract
Number of Rooms:8
Lowest Price Room:£35
Kings Croft Hotel - pontefract
With a popular restaurant and cosy bar, Kings Croft Hotel offers free parking and free Wi-Fi. Situated just outside Pontefract, the hotel is a 5-minute drive from Pontefract Racecourse.
Address:Wakefield Road Pontefract, WF84HA, Pontefract
Number of Rooms:22
Lowest Price Room:£55
Highest Price Room:£145.0
Tower House Executive Guest House - pontefract
Star Rating:5 Stars
Around 10 minutes
Address:21 Bondgate, WF8 2JP, Pontefract
Number of Rooms:6
Lowest Price Room:£45
RolandsCroft Guest House - pontefract
Star Rating:3 Stars
Set in the quiet village of Featherstone, a 20-minute drive from Wakefield city centre, RolandsCroft Guest House offers a secure large private parking area, free WiFi and rooms with en suite facilities.
Address:Rolandscroft Featherstone Lane, WF7 6AW, Featherstone
Number of Rooms:5
Lowest Price Room:£44.85
Darrington by Good Night Inns - darrington
Star Rating:3 Stars
Just off the A1 and 3 miles from Pontefract town centre, in the Yorkshire countryside, Darrington by Good Night Inns features a restaurant and free parking. It is 2 miles from Pontefract Racecourse.
Address:Great North Road, WF83BL, Darrington
Number of Rooms:28
Lowest Price Room:£35
Highest Price Room:£85.50

Local Council Details

Within the area of Wakefield District
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Town Hall
Wood Street
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Telephone Number: 01924 306 090
Within the electoral area of Pontefract South Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
The Member of Parliament is Cooper, Yvette

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Ackworth Road

22 Ackworth Road
Sale Price: £209,000
Sale Date: 04/09/2015
60a Ackworth Road
Sale Price: £73,000
Sale Date: 19/04/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011846
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 023B
Average Age : 44.57
Population: 1362.00
Male Population: 661.00 (48.53%)
Female Population: 701.00 (51.47%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 17 (1.25%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Pontefract and Knottingley, Sessions House Yard, Pontefract, WKF, WF8 1BN, Wakefield, 01924 295624
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Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams : Knottingley NPT, Pontefract North NPT, Pontefract South NPT

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Telephone: 01924 295624
Policing Links:
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Location details

Location Details

Ackworth Road

OS Reference: 445466, 420960
OS Grid Reference: SE455210
Latitude and Longitude: 53.682889685291, -1.3115370437617
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.5006 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Ackworth Road

Map Number: 105
Map Name: York
West Yorkshire
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Pontefract Baghill Rail Station is 1.17 Kilometers away (0.73 miles)
Pontefract Tanshelf Rail Station is 1.28 Kilometers away (0.8 miles)
Pontefract Monkhill Rail Station is 1.87 Kilometers away (1.16 miles)
Featherstone Rail Station is 3.03 Kilometers away (1.88 miles)

Nearest Airports

Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 30.13 Kilometers away
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 30.82 Kilometers away
Humberside Airport is 64.74 Kilometers away
Manchester Airport is 73.01 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries


Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Ackworth Road is approximately 1.64 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 3.03 Km Away
Junction: A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162 - 3.27 Km Away
Junction: M62 J33/A162(T) - 3.32 Km Away

Health Clinics

Friarwood Surgery
The Friarwood Surgery, Carleton Glen, Pontefract, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF81SU
Distance: 0.73 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 704777
Stuart Road
The Surgery, Stuart Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF84PQ
Distance: 1.20 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 703437
Northgate Surgery, Northgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF81NF
Distance: 1.23 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 703635
Pontefract Hospice
Prince Of Wales Hospice, Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, WF84BG
Distance: 1.30 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 708868
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Pontefract Library

Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF81BD
Distance: 0.59 Miles
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South Pontefract Library

St. Mary's Community Centre, Pontefract, WF82AY
Distance: 0.64 Miles
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Featherstone Library

Victoria Street, Featherstone, WF75BB
Distance: 1.90 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Pontefract Castle
Distance: 1.42 (km)


Attraction Name: Pontefract Museum
Distance: 2.42 (km)


Attraction Name: Pontefract Racecourse
Distance: 2.62 (km)

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Xscape (Castleford)
Distance: 3.84 (km)

Nearest Schools

Pontefract Carleton Park Junior and Infant School

Distance: 0.34 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Moxon Close, Carleton Park, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3PT
Telephone: (01977) 722615

The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing

Distance: 0.48 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4JF
Telephone: (01977) 601701

Pontefract Larks Hill Junior and Infant School

Distance: 0.55 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Larks Hill, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4RJ
Telephone: (01977) 722845

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.92 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Newgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4AA
Telephone: (01977) 723555

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 17.2
Median Speed: 14.9
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 25
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