Balk Crescent

Postcode: WF3 4LS

Balk Crescent is a street which is within the electoral area of Stanley and Outwood East Ward in the administration area of Wakefield District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Balk Crescent is located 162.5 miles North from the centre of London, 7.49 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 18.45 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 21.94 miles North from the centre of Sheffield.

Road Name:Balk Crescent
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Balk Crescent

WF3 4LS
Height

Height

The Central point of Balk Crescent is approximately 22 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01924 - Wakefield
Area Code: 01977 - Pontefract
Area Code: 0113 - Leeds
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 1.8
Median Speed: 2.3
Maximum Speed: 2.9
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 3
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balk Crescent

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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Stanley Grove Primary and Nursery School

Distance: 0.77 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 209
Address: Aberford Road, Stanley, WF3 4NT
Telephone: 01924303805
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Crescent to Stanley Grove Primary and Nursery School

Wakefield City Academy

Distance: 1.35 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 643
Address: Warmfield View, WF1 4SF
Telephone: 01924298752
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Crescent to Wakefield City Academy

Stanley St Peters Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Distance: 1.53 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 375
Address: Lake Lock Road, Stanley, WF3 4HS
Telephone: 01924303175
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Crescent to Stanley St Peters Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Heath View Academy

Distance: 1.6 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 408
Address: Irwin Crescent, Eastmoor, WF1 4QY
Telephone: 01924303655
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Crescent to Heath View Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Fieldhead, Wakefield

Address: Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP,
NHS Sector
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01924 327000
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Distance: 1.41 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Fieldhead, Wakefield

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: 1.44 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Pinderfields Hospital

Spire Methley Park Hospital

Address: Methley Lane, Methley, Leeds, LS26 9HG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01977 518518
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Distance: 5.45 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Spire Methley Park 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: 6.94 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Castleford, Normanton and District Hospital, Wakefield
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Eastmoor Health Centre

Address: Eastmoor Health Centre, Windhill Road, Eastmoor, Wakefield, WF1 4SD
Telephone: 01924 327625
Distance: 1.21 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Eastmoor Health Centre

Community Geriatrician

Address: Pinderfields Gen Hospital, Aberford Road, Wakefield, WF1 4DG
Telephone: 01924 213578
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Community Geriatrician

Community Non-medical Prescribers

Address: Care Closer to Home, Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, WF1 4DG
Telephone: 01924 541471
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Community Non-medical Prescribers

Gps in Ed Pilot

Address: Emergency Department, Pinderfields General Hosp, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4DG
Telephone: 01924 541752
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Gps in Ed Pilot
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery, Newton Lodge

Address: Dental Surgery, Newton Lodge, Forensic Phychiatry Unit, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP
Distance: 1.56 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Dental Surgery, Newton Lodge

Outwood Dental Practice

Address: Outwood Dental Practice, 569 Leeds Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2JL
Distance: 2.32 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Outwood Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 39 - 41 Peterson Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4DU
Distance: 2.4 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Dental Surgery

Citrine House

Address: Citrine House, Borough Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3AZ
Distance: 2.44 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Citrine House
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Stanley Library

Lake Lock Road, Stanley, Wakefield, WF34HU
Telephone: 01924 303 130
Distance: 1.56 Kilometres
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Directions from Balk Crescent to Stanley Library

Altofts Library

Church Road, Altofts, Normanton, WF62NN
Telephone: 01924 302 470
Distance: 2.44 Kilometres
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Directions from Balk Crescent to Altofts Library

Outwood Library

Victoria Street, Leeds Road Outwood, Wakefield, WF12NE
Telephone: 01924 303 115
Distance: 2.47 Kilometres
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Wakefield Drury Lane Library

Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF12TE
Telephone: 01924 305 376
Distance: 2.89 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Outwood Station is 3.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Crescent to Outwood

Outwood station is operated by Northern in the Morley and Outwood area on the Doncaster - Leeds stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adwick • Bentley (S. Yorks) • Bolton-On-Dearne • Doncaster • Fitzwilliam • Goldthorpe • Leeds • Meadowhall • Moorthorpe • Rotherham Central • Sandal And Agbrigg • Sheffield • South Elmsall • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thurnscoe • Wakefield Westgate

Normanton Station is 3.13 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Crescent to Normanton

Normanton 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: • Alfreton • Barnsley • Castleford • Chapeltown • Chesterfield • Darnall • Darton • Dronfield • Elsecar • Gainsborough Lea Road • Kiveton Bridge • Kiveton Park • Langley Mill • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Meadowhall • Nottingham • Saxilby • Sheffield • Shireoaks • Wakefield Kirkgate • Wombwell • Woodhouse • Woodlesford • Worksop

Sandal And Agbrigg Station is 4.2 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Crescent to Sandal And Agbrigg

Sandal And Agbrigg station is operated by Northern in the Hemsworth area on the Doncaster - Leeds stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adwick • Bentley (S. Yorks) • Bolton-On-Dearne • Doncaster • Fitzwilliam • Goldthorpe • Leeds • Meadowhall • Moorthorpe • Outwood • Rotherham Central • Sheffield • South Elmsall • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thurnscoe • Wakefield Westgate

Streethouse Station is 5.38 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Crescent to Streethouse

Streethouse 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: • Featherstone • Knottingley • Pontefract Monkhill • Pontefract Tanshelf • Wakefield Kirkgate

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 22.46 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Crescent to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 38.94 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Crescent to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 90.1 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Crescent to Durham Tees Valley Airport
East Midlands Airport is 97.51 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Crescent to East Midlands Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 99.41 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 99.57 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balk Crescent is approximately 1.92 miles from the M62

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J30/A642 - 3.23 Km Away
Directions from Balk Crescent to M62 J30/A642
Junction: M1 J42/M62 J29 - 4.32 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J41/A650 - 4.55 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J31/A655 - 5.01 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco

Stanley Road, Wakefield, WF1 4LH
Distance: 1.92 Kilometres
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Polo Market

45 Park Lodge Lane, Wakefield, WF1 4NN
Distance: 2.2 Kilometres
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Manchester Superstores

38 Park Lodge Lane, Wakefield, WF1 4NL
Distance: 2.23 Kilometres
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Tesco Stores Ltd

526 Leeds Road, Wakefield, WF1 2DX
Distance: 2.29 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nature Reserve

Attraction Name: Stanley Marsh Local Nature Reserve
Distance: 1.41 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Stanley Marsh Local Nature Reserve

Museum

Attraction Name: Glissing Centre, Wakefield Museum
Distance: 1.85 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to Glissing Centre, Wakefield Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Hepworth Wakefield
Distance: 1.95 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to The Hepworth Wakefield

Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: The Cathedral Church of All Saints
Distance: 2.51 (km)
Directions from Balk Crescent to The Cathedral Church of All Saints

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 Stanley and Outwood East Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Morley and Outwood
The Member of Parliament is Andrea Jenkyns
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In the 2017 General Election Andrea Jenkyns won with a majority of 2104 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 76495
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011880
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 007D
Average Age : 41.17
Population: 1480.00
Male Population: 722.00 (48.78%)
Female Population: 758.00 (51.22%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 16 (1.08%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Wakefield North West, Wood Street, Wakefield, WKF, WF1 2HJ, Wakefield, 01924 294671
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Covering the following: Horbury & South Ossett NPT, Ossett NPT, Stanley & Outwood East NPT and Wrenthorpe & Outwood NPT

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Telephone: 01924 294671
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Recent Crime in the Area

Public-order13
Violent-crime26
Other-crime3
Criminal-damage-arson12
Burglary7
Other-theft7
Vehicle-crime5
Bicycle-theft1
Shoplifting2
Theft-from-the-person1
Possession-of-weapons1
Drugs1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Balk Crescent

OS Reference: 435024, 422788
OS Grid Reference: SE350228
Latitude and Longitude: 53.700125613194, -1.4694385464382
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 23.199 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balk Crescent

Map Number: 104
Map Name: Leeds & Bradford
Stanley Ferry
Wakefield
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