Aketon Road

Postcode: WF10 5DU

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Road Name:Aketon Road
Road Number:B6421
Road Type:secondary

Aketon Road 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 Road is located 162.07 miles North from the centre of London, 9.32 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 16.39 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 20.34 miles South West from the centre of York.


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Postcodes for Aketon Road

WF10 5DU
WF10 5DW
WF10 5DJ
WF10 5DL
WF10 5DR
WF10 5DX
WF10 5DY
WF10 5JB
WF10 5JD
WF10 5DN
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Aketon Road is approximately 16.0096 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 25 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Aketon Road is a river called Carr Beck which is approximately 0.538927 kilometres away


The Central point of Aketon Road is approximately 25 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01977
Telephone Exchange: CASTLEFORD - MYCAS
Telephone Cabinet: P32
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Aketon Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Old Police Station - castleford
Old Police Station is an apartment located in Castleford, 900 metres from The Jungle. Free private parking is available on site. The kitchenette has a microwave and a toaster, as well as a kettle. A TV is featured.
Address:Jessop Street, WF10 1DQ, Castleford
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£50
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
The Bridge Inn Hotel - castleford
Featuring free WiFi, The Bridge Inn Hotel offers pet-friendly accommodation in Castleford, 3.8 km from The Jungle. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.
Address:The Bridge Inn Hotel Altofts Lane, WF10 5PZ, Castleford
Number of Rooms:16
Lowest Price Room:£55
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
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

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 Altofts and Whitwood 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 Aketon Road

110 Aketon Road
Sale Price: £69,750
Sale Date: 08/04/2016
120 Aketon Road
Sale Price: £95,000
Sale Date: 05/09/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

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

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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Recent Crime in the Area

Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Aketon Road

OS Reference: 442074, 424721
OS Grid Reference: SE421247
Latitude and Longitude: 53.716980019274, -1.3623855620517
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 16.0096 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Aketon Road

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

Nearest Railway Stations

Castleford Rail Station is 0.98 Kilometers away (0.61 miles)
Glasshoughton Rail Station is 1.71 Kilometers away (1.06 miles)
Pontefract Tanshelf Rail Station is 3.93 Kilometers away (2.44 miles)
Featherstone Rail Station is 4.26 Kilometers away (2.65 miles)

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 25.79 Kilometers away
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 35.19 Kilometers away
Humberside Airport is 68.75 Kilometers away
Manchester Airport is 72.09 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries


Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Aketon Road is approximately 0.81 miles from the M62

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J31/A655 - 2.32 Km Away
Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 2.40 Km Away
Junction: M62 J41/A1(M) - 5.40 Km Away

Health Clinics

Pc Dermatology Service
Cndh, Lumley Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5LT
Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 605561
Musculoskeletal Service
Castleford, Normanton, District Hospital, Lumley Street, Hightown, Castleford, WF10 5LT
Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 665855
Henry Moore Clinic
Henry Moore Clinic, 26 Smawthorne Lane, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF104EN
Distance: 0.73 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 552007
Castleford Medical Practice
The Health Centre, Welbeck Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF101DP
Distance: 0.98 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 465777
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Castleford Library

2 Sagar Street (Temporary Address), Castleford, WF101AF
Telephone: 01977 722085
Distance: 1.3437206106325168 Kilometres
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Methley Library

Savile Road, Methley, Leeds, LS269HS
Telephone: 01977 515 558
Distance: 3.2764238302649846 Kilometres
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Airedale Library

The Square, Airedale, Castleford, WF103JJ
Telephone: 01977 724040
Distance: 3.3181990702634065 Kilometres
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Normanton Library

Martin Frobisher Library and Environment Centre, Market Street, Normanton, WF62AR
Telephone: 01924 302 525
Distance: 4.311850256691552 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Castleford Museum
Distance: 1.11 (km)

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Diggerland (Yorkshire)
Distance: 1.31 (km)

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Xscape (Castleford)
Distance: 1.58 (km)


Attraction Name: Pontefract Racecourse
Distance: 2.50 (km)

Nearest Schools

Castleford Half Acres Primary School

Distance: 0.47 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Temple Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5RE
Telephone: (01977) 723010

Ackton Pastures Primary School

Distance: 0.74 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: College Grove, Whitwood, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5NS
Telephone: (01977) 723030

Smawthorne Henry Moore Primary School, Castleford

Distance: 0.83 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Ashton Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5AX
Telephone: (01977) 723015

Castleford Three Lane Ends Community Primary School

Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Methley Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1PN
Telephone: (01977) 723065

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 9.4
Median Speed: 6.9
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11
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