Aketon Croft

Postcode: WF10 5LQ

Aketon Croft is a street in the settlement of Castleford which is within the electoral area of Altofts and Whitwood Ward in the administration area of Wakefield District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Aketon Croft is located 161.87 miles North from the centre of London, 9.4 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 16.25 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 20.6 miles South West from the centre of York.

Road Name:Aketon Croft
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Aketon Croft

WF10 5LQ
Height

Height

The Central point of Aketon Croft is approximately 24 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01977
Telephone Exchange: CASTLEFORD - MYCAS
Telephone Cabinet: P34
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 8.9
Median Speed: 6.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 15
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Aketon Croft

15 Aketon Croft
Sale Price: £137,000
Sale Date: 22/12/2016
15 Aketon Croft
Sale Price: £145,000
Sale Date: 22/12/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Ackton Pastures Primary School

Distance: 0.7 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 317
Address: College Grove, Whitwood, WF10 5NS
Telephone: 01977723030
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Aketon Croft to Ackton Pastures Primary School

Castleford Half Acres Primary School

Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 262
Address: Temple Street, WF10 5RE
Telephone: 01977723010
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Aketon Croft to Castleford Half Acres Primary School

Smawthorne Henry Moore Primary School, Castleford

Distance: 1.07 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 491
Address: Ashton Road, WF10 5AX
Telephone: 01977558395
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Aketon Croft to Smawthorne Henry Moore Primary School, Castleford

Castleford Three Lane Ends Academy

Distance: 1.33 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 414
Address: Methley Road, WF10 1PN
Telephone: 01977524483
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Aketon Croft to Castleford Three Lane Ends Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Castleford, Normanton and District Hospital, Wakefield

Address: Lumley Street, Castleford, WF10 5LT,
NHS Sector
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01977 605500
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Distance: 0.63 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Castleford, Normanton and District Hospital, Wakefield

Pontefract Hospital

Address: Friarwood Lane, Friarwood Lane, Pontefract, WF8 1PL,
NHS Sector
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0844 8118110
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Distance: 4.64 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Pontefract Hospital

Spire Methley Park Hospital

Address: Methley Lane, Methley, Leeds, LS26 9HG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01977 518518
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Distance: 4.78 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Spire Methley Park Hospital

Pinderfields Hospital

Address: Pinderfields Hospital, Aberford Road, Wakefield, WF1 4DG,
NHS Sector
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0844 8118110
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Distance: 8.36 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Pinderfields Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Musculoskeletal Service

Address: Castleford, Normanton, District Hospital, Lumley Street, Hightown, Castleford, WF10 5LT
Telephone: 01977 665855
Distance: 0.66 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Musculoskeletal Service

Pc Dermatology Service

Address: Cndh, Lumley Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5LT
Telephone: 01977 605561
Distance: 0.66 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Pc Dermatology Service

Henry Moore Clinic

Address: Henry Moore Clinic, 26 Smawthorne Lane, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4EN
Telephone: 01977 552007
Distance: 1.11 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Henry Moore Clinic

Castleford Medical Practice

Address: The Health Centre, Welbeck Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1DP
Telephone: 01977 465777
Distance: 1.39 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Castleford Medical Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Castleford Dental Clinic

Address: Castleford Dental Clinic, Castleford Health Centre, Welbeck Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1HB
Distance: 1.46 (km)
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James Taylor and Partners

Address: James Taylor and Partners, Elizabeth House, Bradley Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1HS
Distance: 1.64 (km)
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Armstrong Haire and Associates

Address: Armstrong Haire and Associates, 38 Bank Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1JD
Distance: 1.67 (km)
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Airedale Dental Practice

Address: Airedale Dental Practice, the Square, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3JJ
Distance: 3.58 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Airedale Dental Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Castleford Library

2 Sagar Street (Temporary Address), Castleford, WF101AF
Telephone: 01977 722085
Distance: 1.76 Kilometres
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Methley Library

Savile Road, Methley, Leeds, LS269HS
Telephone: 01977 515 558
Distance: 3.47 Kilometres
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Airedale Library

The Square, Airedale, Castleford, WF103JJ
Telephone: 01977 724040
Distance: 3.58 Kilometres
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Normanton Library

Martin Frobisher Library and Environment Centre, Market Street, Normanton, WF62AR
Telephone: 01924 302 525
Distance: 4 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Castleford Station is 1.39 Kilometers away

Directions from Aketon Croft to Castleford

Castleford station is operated by Northern in the Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford area on the Knottingley - Mirfield (via Crofton Jcn) / Castleford and via Castleford Jcn) - stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Barnsley • Chapeltown • Darnall • Darton • Elsecar • Gainsborough Lea Road • Glasshoughton • Goole • Hensall • Kiveton Bridge • Kiveton Park • Knottingley • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Meadowhall • Normanton • Pontefract Monkhill • Rawcliffe • Saxilby • Sheffield • Shireoaks • Snaith • Wakefield Kirkgate • Whitley Bridge • Wombwell • Woodhouse • Woodlesford • Worksop • York

Glasshoughton Station is 1.69 Kilometers away

Directions from Aketon Croft to Glasshoughton

Glasshoughton station is operated by Northern in the Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford area on the Knottingley - Mirfield (via Crofton Jcn) / Castleford and via Castleford Jcn) - stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Castleford • Goole • Hensall • Knottingley • Leeds • Pontefract Monkhill • Rawcliffe • Snaith • Whitley Bridge • Woodlesford

Pontefract Tanshelf Station is 3.81 Kilometers away

Directions from Aketon Croft to Pontefract Tanshelf

Pontefract Tanshelf station is operated by Northern in the Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford area on the Knottingley - Mirfield (via Crofton Jcn) / Castleford and via Castleford Jcn) - stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Featherstone • Knottingley • Pontefract Monkhill • Streethouse • Wakefield Kirkgate

Featherstone Station is 3.88 Kilometers away

Directions from Aketon Croft to Featherstone

Featherstone station is operated by Northern in the Hemsworth area on the Knottingley - Mirfield (via Crofton Jcn) / Castleford and via Castleford Jcn) - stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Knottingley • Pontefract Monkhill • Pontefract Tanshelf • Streethouse • Wakefield Kirkgate

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 25.85 Kilometers away Directions from Aketon Croft to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 34.93 Kilometers away Directions from Aketon Croft to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 88.69 Kilometers away Directions from Aketon Croft to Durham Tees Valley Airport
East Midlands Airport is 98.57 Kilometers away Directions from Aketon Croft to East Midlands Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 97.08 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 97.24 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Aketon Croft is approximately 0.53 miles from the M62

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J31/A655 - 2.03 Km Away
Directions from Aketon Croft to M62 J31/A655
Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 2.42 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J41/A1(M) - 5.49 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J30/A642 - 6.25 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Stores Limited

Leeds Road, Glasshoughton, Castleford, WF10 5EL
Distance: 0.86 Kilometres
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Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

30 Smawthorne Lane, Castleford, WF10 4EN
Distance: 1.11 Kilometres
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W M Morrisons Supermarket Plc

Albion Street, Castleford, WF10 1QX
Distance: 1.16 Kilometres
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Aldi Stores Limited

Enterprise Way, Castleford, WF10 1EQ
Distance: 1.26 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Diggerland (Yorkshire)
Distance: 1.26 (km)
Directions from Aketon Croft to Diggerland (Yorkshire)

Museum

Attraction Name: Castleford Museum
Distance: 1.43 (km)
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Theme Park

Attraction Name: Xscape (Castleford)
Distance: 1.68 (km)
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Racecourse

Attraction Name: Pontefract Racecourse
Distance: 2.39 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Wakefield District
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Town Hall
Wood Street
Wakefield
WF1 2HQ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01924 306 090
Within the electoral area of Altofts and Whitwood Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
The Member of Parliament is Yvette Cooper
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In the 2017 General Election Yvette Cooper won with a majority of 14499 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 81641
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011761
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 004C
Average Age : 41.98
Population: 1885.00
Male Population: 933.00 (49.5%)
Female Population: 952.00 (50.5%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 38 (2.02%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Castleford, Jessop Street, Castleford, WKF, WF10 1DQ, Wakefield, 01924 295585
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams : Airedale & Ferry Fryston NPT, Altofts & Whitwood NPT and Castleford Central & Glasshoughton NPT

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Telephone: 01924 295585
Policing Links:
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West Yorkshire Fire Service
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
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Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary16
Shoplifting37
Violent-crime54
Other-theft13
Criminal-damage-arson32
Public-order25
Vehicle-crime18
Bicycle-theft4
Theft-from-the-person2
Other-crime5
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Aketon Croft

OS Reference: 441912, 424329
OS Grid Reference: SE419243
Latitude and Longitude: 53.713469532135, -1.3648935193183
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 16.2037 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Aketon Croft

Map Number: 105
Map Name: York
Cutsyke
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire
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