Askam Avenue

Postcode: WF8 2PN

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

Askam Avenue is located 160.43 miles North from the centre of London, 12.22 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 14.25 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 19.4 miles South West from the centre of York.

Road Name:Askam Avenue
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Askam Avenue

WF8 2PN
Height

Height

The Central point of Askam Avenue is approximately 44 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01977
Telephone Exchange: PONTEFRACT - MYPON
Telephone Cabinet: P14
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13.2
Median Speed: 4.1
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 41
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Askam Avenue

1a Askam Avenue
Sale Price: £170,000
Sale Date: 31/03/2017
36 Askam Avenue
Sale Price: £115,000
Sale Date: 14/11/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Pontefract Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.55 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 349
Address: Orchard Head Lane, WF8 2NJ
Telephone: 01977723495
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Askam Avenue to Pontefract Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

Willow Green Academy

Distance: 0.89 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 248
Address: Hampden Close, Ferrybridge, WF11 8PT
Telephone: 01977670370
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Askam Avenue to Willow Green Academy

Holy Family and St Michael's Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy

Distance: 1.57 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 173
Address: Cobblers Lane, WF8 2HN
Telephone: 01977798303
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Askam Avenue to Holy Family and St Michael's Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy

Cobblers Lane Primary School

Distance: 1.57 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 328
Address: Cobblers Lane, WF8 2HN
Telephone: 01977722630
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Askam Avenue to Cobblers Lane Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

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: 2.24 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Pontefract Hospital

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: 5.45 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Castleford, Normanton and District Hospital, Wakefield

Spire Methley Park Hospital

Address: Methley Lane, Methley, Leeds, LS26 9HG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01977 518518
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Distance: 9.52 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue 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: 13.18 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Pinderfields Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Ferrybridge

Address: Ferrybridge Medical Ctr, 8-10 High St,ferrybridge, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF11 8NQ
Telephone: 01977 631623
Distance: 1.55 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Ferrybridge

Northgate

Address: Northgate Surgery, Northgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1NF
Telephone: 01977 703635
Distance: 1.97 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Northgate

Stuart Road

Address: The Surgery, Stuart Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4PQ
Telephone: 01977 703437
Distance: 2.28 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Stuart Road

Elizabeth Court

Address: Elizabeth Court Surgery, Elizabeth Drive, Airedale, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3TG
Telephone: 01977 664141
Distance: 2.4 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Elizabeth Court
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

P R Jones and Associates

Address: P R Jones and Associates, 134 Southgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QT
Distance: 1.89 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to P R Jones and Associates

Pontefract Dental Clinic

Address: Pontefract Dental Clinic, Pontefract Health Centre, Trinity Street, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1EY
Distance: 1.99 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Pontefract Dental Clinic

11b Hill Top

Address: 11b Hill Top, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 8EB
Distance: 2.26 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to 11b Hill Top

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 11 - 11a Hill Top, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 8EB
Distance: 2.26 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Pontefract Library

Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF81BD
Telephone: 01977 727692
Distance: 2.29 Kilometres
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Directions from Askam Avenue to Pontefract Library

Knottingley Library

Hill Top, Pontefract Road Knottingley, Knottingley, WF118EE
Telephone: 01977 722 450
Distance: 2.41 Kilometres
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Airedale Library

The Square, Airedale, Castleford, WF103JJ
Telephone: 01977 724040
Distance: 2.43 Kilometres
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Directions from Askam Avenue to Airedale Library

South Pontefract Library

St. Mary's Community Centre, The Circle The Circle, Pontefract, WF82AY
Telephone: 01977 705341
Distance: 2.44 Kilometres
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Directions from Askam Avenue to South Pontefract Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Pontefract Baghill Station is 1.94 Kilometers away

Directions from Askam Avenue to Pontefract Baghill

Pontefract Baghill station is operated by Northern in the Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford area on the Gilberdyke - Hatfield & Stainforth / Knottingley and Church Fenton - Moorthorpe stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bolton-On-Dearne • Church Fenton • Goldthorpe • Meadowhall • Moorthorpe • Rotherham Central • Sheffield • Sherburn-In-Elmet • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thurnscoe • Ulleskelf • York

Knottingley Station is 2.01 Kilometers away

Directions from Askam Avenue to Knottingley

Knottingley station is operated by Northern in the Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford area on the Gilberdyke - Hatfield & Stainforth / Knottingley and Church Fenton - Moorthorpe stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Castleford • Featherstone • Glasshoughton • Goole • Hensall • Leeds • Pontefract Monkhill • Pontefract Tanshelf • Rawcliffe • Snaith • Streethouse • Wakefield Kirkgate • Whitley Bridge • Woodlesford

Pontefract Tanshelf Station is 2.42 Kilometers away

Directions from Askam Avenue 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

Glasshoughton Station is 3.44 Kilometers away

Directions from Askam Avenue 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 30.21 Kilometers away Directions from Askam Avenue to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 31.18 Kilometers away Directions from Askam Avenue to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Humberside Airport is 63.5 Kilometers away Directions from Askam Avenue to Humberside Airport
Manchester Airport is 75.46 Kilometers away Directions from Askam Avenue to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 97.45 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 97.61 Kilometers away
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Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 143.19 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 143.7 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Askam Avenue is approximately 0.16 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J41/A1(M) - 0.44 Km Away
Directions from Askam Avenue to M62 J41/A1(M)
Junction: M62 J33/A162(T) - 1.95 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 2.71 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162 - 3.3 Km Away
Directions from Askam Avenue to A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi Stores

South Baileygate, Pontefract, WF8 2LN
Distance: 1.54 Kilometres
Directions from Askam Avenue to Aldi Stores

Iceland

Stuart Road, Pontefract, WF8 4PQ
Distance: 2.28 Kilometres
Directions from Askam Avenue to Iceland

Tesco Stores Limited

10 Corn Market, Pontefract, WF8 1BJ
Distance: 2.33 Kilometres
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Asda Stores Limited

Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, WF8 1NL
Distance: 2.49 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Pontefract Museum
Distance: 1.01 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Pontefract Museum

Castle

Attraction Name: Pontefract Castle
Distance: 1.95 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Pontefract Castle

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Pontefract Racecourse
Distance: 3.04 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Pontefract Racecourse

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Xscape (Castleford)
Distance: 3.43 (km)
Directions from Askam Avenue to Xscape (Castleford)

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 Pontefract North Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
The Member of Parliament is Yvette Cooper
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Details for the MP Yvette Cooper on theyworkforyou.com
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: E01011835
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 012A
Average Age : 46.40
Population: 1503.00
Male Population: 755.00 (50.23%)
Female Population: 748.00 (49.77%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.6%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Pontefract and Knottingley, Sessions House Yard, Pontefract, WKF, WF8 1BN, Wakefield, 01924 295624
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams : Knottingley NPT, Pontefract North NPT, Pontefract South NPT

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Email Police
Telephone: 01924 295624
Policing Links:
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Wakefield Together
Wakefield Council
West Yorkshire Fire Service
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
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Recent Crime in the Area

Other-theft10
Violent-crime13
Vehicle-crime16
Public-order5
Criminal-damage-arson4
Other-crime2
Shoplifting5
Burglary6
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Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Askam Avenue

OS Reference: 446983, 423670
OS Grid Reference: SE470237
Latitude and Longitude: 53.707114223436, -1.2881571420261
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 11.2967 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Askam Avenue

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