Askham Road

Postcode: WF10 2NY

Askham Road is a street in the settlement of Castleford which is within the electoral area of Airedale and Ferry Fryston Ward in the administration area of Wakefield District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Askham Road is located 162.29 miles North from the centre of London, 10.83 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 16.1 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 18.15 miles South West from the centre of York.

Road Name:Askham Road
Road Type:residential
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Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01977
Telephone Exchange: CASTLEFORD - MYCAS
Telephone Cabinet: P20
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 13.3
Median Speed: 1.3
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 5
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Askham Road

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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Castleford Oyster Park Primary School

Distance: 0.46 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 458
Address: Watling Road, Ferry Fryston, WF10 3SN
Telephone: 01977515994
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Askham Road to Castleford Oyster Park Primary School

Fairburn View Primary School, Castleford

Distance: 1.01 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 455
Address: Stansfield Drive, Airedale, WF10 3DB
Telephone: 01977723040
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Askham Road to Fairburn View Primary School, Castleford

Airedale Academy

Distance: 1.28 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 780
Address: Crewe Road, Airedale, WF10 3JU
Telephone: 01977664555
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Askham Road to Airedale Academy

Airedale Infant School

Distance: 1.4 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 201
Address: Poplar Avenue, Townville, WF10 3QJ
Telephone: 01977722980
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Askham Road to Airedale Infant School
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: 4.54 (km)
Directions from Askham Road 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: 4.69 (km)
Directions from Askham Road 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: 7.81 (km)
Directions from Askham Road 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: 12.85 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Pinderfields Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Tieve Tara

Address: Tieve Tara Medical Centre, Parkdale, Airedale, Castleford, WF10 2QP
Telephone: 01977 668455
Distance: 0.62 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Tieve Tara

Elizabeth Court

Address: Elizabeth Court Surgery, Elizabeth Drive, Airedale, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3TG
Telephone: 01977 664141
Distance: 1.04 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Elizabeth Court

Ferrybridge

Address: Ferrybridge Medical Ctr, 8-10 High St,ferrybridge, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF11 8NQ
Telephone: 01977 631623
Distance: 3.25 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Ferrybridge

Castleford Medical Practice

Address: The Health Centre, Welbeck Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1DP
Telephone: 01977 465777
Distance: 3.47 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Castleford Medical Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Airedale Dental Practice

Address: Airedale Dental Practice, the Square, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3JJ
Distance: 1.18 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Airedale Dental Practice

James Taylor and Partners

Address: James Taylor and Partners, Elizabeth House, Bradley Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1HS
Distance: 3.25 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to James Taylor and Partners

Armstrong Haire and Associates

Address: Armstrong Haire and Associates, 38 Bank Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1JD
Distance: 3.28 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Armstrong Haire and Associates

Castleford Dental Clinic

Address: Castleford Dental Clinic, Castleford Health Centre, Welbeck Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1HB
Distance: 3.39 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Castleford Dental Clinic
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Airedale Library

The Square, Airedale, Castleford, WF103JJ
Telephone: 01977 724040
Distance: 1.18 Kilometres
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Directions from Askham Road to Airedale Library

Castleford Library

2 Sagar Street (Temporary Address), Castleford, WF101AF
Telephone: 01977 722085
Distance: 3.13 Kilometres
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Directions from Askham Road to Castleford Library

Knottingley Library

Hill Top, Pontefract Road Knottingley, Knottingley, WF118EE
Telephone: 01977 722 450
Distance: 4.37 Kilometres
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Directions from Askham Road to Knottingley Library

Pontefract Library

Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF81BD
Telephone: 01977 727692
Distance: 4.57 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Castleford Station is 3.39 Kilometers away

Directions from Askham Road 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 3.57 Kilometers away

Directions from Askham Road 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

Knottingley Station is 4.19 Kilometers away

Directions from Askham Road 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 4.37 Kilometers away

Directions from Askham Road 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 27.77 Kilometers away Directions from Askham Road to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 34.05 Kilometers away Directions from Askham Road to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 86.89 Kilometers away Directions from Askham Road to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 94.7 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 94.86 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Askham Road is approximately 0.59 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J41/A1(M) - 3.01 Km Away
Directions from Askham Road to M62 J41/A1(M)
Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 3.2 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J42/A63(T) - 3.72 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J33/A162(T) - 4.79 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Limited

Fryston Road, Castleford, WF10 3LW
Distance: 1.12 Kilometres
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Iceland

Unit Lru 2, Carlton Lanes Shopping Centre Carlton Street, Castleford, WF10 1AD
Distance: 3.08 Kilometres
Directions from Askham Road to Iceland

Co-Operative Retail Services

48 Carlton Street, Castleford, WF10 1AQ
Distance: 3.13 Kilometres
Directions from Askham Road to Co-Operative Retail Services

Fultons Foods

87 Carlton Street, Castleford, WF10 1BP
Distance: 3.25 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.23 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Fairburn Ings Visitor Centre
Distance: 1.86 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Fairburn Ings Visitor Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Castleford Museum
Distance: 3.12 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Castleford Museum

Museum

Attraction Name: Pontefract Museum
Distance: 3.16 (km)
Directions from Askham Road to Pontefract Museum

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 Airedale and Ferry Fryston 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: E01011745
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 001D
Average Age : 34.04
Population: 1745.00
Male Population: 832.00 (47.68%)
Female Population: 913.00 (52.32%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 72 (4.13%)
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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Recent Crime in the Area

Drugs3
Violent-crime36
Public-order12
Burglary3
Criminal-damage-arson9
Vehicle-crime8
Other-theft5
Bicycle-theft1
Possession-of-weapons1
Other-crime1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Askham Road

OS Reference: 445935, 426468
OS Grid Reference: SE459265
Latitude and Longitude: 53.732357234495, -1.3036188178659
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 12.1332 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Askham Road

Map Number: 105
Map Name: York
Ferry Fryston
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire
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