Balk Lane

Postcode: S70 5RA

Balk Lane is a street in the settlement of Birdwell which is within the electoral area of Rockingham Ward in the administration area of Barnsley District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Balk Lane is located 150.73 miles North West from the centre of London, 9.08 miles North from the centre of Sheffield, 14.19 miles West from the centre of Doncaster and 19.91 miles South from the centre of Leeds.

Road Name:Balk Lane
Road Type:residential
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S70 5RA
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Balk Lane is approximately 25.9852 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 126 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Balk Lane is a river called Rockley Dike which is approximately 0.744043 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Balk Lane is approximately 126 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01226
Telephone Exchange: BARNSLEY - SLBY
Telephone Cabinet: P29
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 5.5
Median Speed: 1.4
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 10
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balk Lane

27 Balk Lane
Sale Price: £105,000
Sale Date: 23/01/2015
8 Balk Lane
Sale Price: £97,000
Sale Date: 07/04/2006
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Birdwell Primary School

Distance: 0.49 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 204
Address: Sheffield Road, Birdwell, S70 5XB
Telephone: 01226742957
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Birdwell Primary School

Tankersley St Peter's CofE (Aided) Primary School

Distance: 1.9 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 226
Address: Westwood New Road, Tankersley, S75 3DA
Telephone: 01226742357
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Tankersley St Peter's CofE (Aided) Primary School

Hoyland Common Primary School

Distance: 2.01 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 403
Address: Sheffield Road, Hoyland Common, S74 0DJ
Telephone: 01226369640
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Hoyland Common Primary School

West Meadows Primary School

Distance: 2.26 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 265
Address: West Street, Hoyland, S74 9ET
Telephone: 01226749164
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to West Meadows Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Mount Vernon Hospital, Barnsley

Address: Mount Vernon Road, Barnsley,
NHS Sector
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01226 433209
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Distance: 2.63 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Mount Vernon Hospital, Barnsley

Kendray Hospital, Barnsley

Address: Doncaster Road, Barnsley,
NHS Sector
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01226 730000
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Distance: 4.04 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Kendray Hospital, Barnsley

Barnsley Hospital

Address: Pogmoor Road, Barnsley, S75 2EP,
NHS Sector
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01226 730000
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Distance: 5.06 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Barnsley Hospital

Grenoside Grange Hospital

Address: Grenoside Grange, Salt Box Lane, Sheffield, S35 8QS,
NHS Sector
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0114 2718445
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Distance: 8.69 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Grenoside Grange Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

The Dove Valley Pms Practice

Address: Worsbrough Health Centre, Powell Street, Worsbrough, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 5NZ
Telephone: 01226 648150
Distance: 2.16 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to The Dove Valley Pms Practice

Potentially Violent Scheme

Address: The Worsbrough Centre, Mount Pleasant, West St, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S70 5NT
Telephone: 0845 1209989
Distance: 2.25 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Potentially Violent Scheme

Hoyland Medical Practice

Address: The Hoyland Centre, High Croft, Hoyland, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S74 9AF
Telephone: 01226 355800
Distance: 3.26 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Hoyland Medical Practice

Walderslade Surgery

Address: High Croft, Hoyland, Barnsley, S74 9AF
Telephone: 01226 743221
Distance: 3.26 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Walderslade Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 63 Park Road, Worsbrough, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 5AD
Distance: 1.99 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Dental Surgery

Fern Cottage Dental Practice

Address: Fern Cottage Dental Practice, 28 Hoyland Road, Hoyland, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S74 0PB
Distance: 2.18 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Fern Cottage Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 49 Market Street, Hoyland, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S74 0ET
Distance: 2.96 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Dental Surgery

17 Milton Road

Address: 17 Milton Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S74 9AU
Distance: 3.23 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to 17 Milton Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Worsbrough Library

Elm House Estate, Queensway, Barnsley, S705EN
Telephone: 01226 203372
Distance: 2.22 Kilometres
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Sunnybank Early Years Library

Sunnybank Children's Centre, Overdale Avenue, Barnsley, S704BD
Telephone:
Distance: 2.9 Kilometres
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Hoyland Nether Library

High Croft, Hoyland Nether, Barnsley, S749AF
Telephone: 01226 743434
Distance: 3.25 Kilometres
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Directions from Balk Lane to Hoyland Nether Library

Kendray Library

Kendray Resource Centre, Thornton Road , Kendray, Barnsley, S703NG
Telephone: 01226 284581
Distance: 3.51 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Elsecar Station is 3.93 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Elsecar

Elsecar station is operated by Northern in the Barnsley East area on the Sheffield Meadowhall - Horbury Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Barnsley • Berry Brow • Brockholes • Castleford • Chapeltown • Darnall • Darton • Denby Dale • Dodworth • Gainsborough Lea Road • Honley • Huddersfield • Kiveton Bridge • Kiveton Park • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Lockwood • Meadowhall • Normanton • Penistone • Saxilby • Sheffield • Shepley • Shireoaks • Silkstone Common • Stocksmoor • Wakefield Kirkgate • Wombwell • Woodhouse • Woodlesford • Worksop

Wombwell Station is 4.29 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Wombwell

Wombwell station is operated by Northern in the Barnsley East area on the Sheffield Meadowhall - Horbury Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Barnsley • Berry Brow • Brockholes • Castleford • Chapeltown • Darnall • Darton • Denby Dale • Dodworth • Elsecar • Gainsborough Lea Road • Honley • Huddersfield • Kiveton Bridge • Kiveton Park • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Lockwood • Meadowhall • Normanton • Penistone • Saxilby • Sheffield • Shepley • Shireoaks • Silkstone Common • Stocksmoor • Wakefield Kirkgate • Woodhouse • Woodlesford • Worksop

Barnsley Station is 4.47 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Barnsley

Barnsley station is operated by Northern in the Barnsley Central area on the Sheffield Meadowhall - Horbury Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Alfreton • Appleby • Berry Brow • Bingley • Brockholes • Carlisle • Castleford • Chapeltown • Chesterfield • Darnall • Darton • Denby Dale • Dodworth • Dronfield • Elsecar • Gainsborough Lea Road • Honley • Huddersfield • Keighley • Kirkby Stephen • Kiveton Bridge • Kiveton Park • Langley Mill • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Lockwood • Meadowhall • Normanton • Nottingham • Penistone • Saxilby • Settle • Sheffield • Shepley • Shipley • Shireoaks • Silkstone Common • Skipton • Stocksmoor • Wakefield Kirkgate • Wombwell • Woodhouse • Woodlesford • Worksop

Dodworth Station is 4.75 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Dodworth

Dodworth station is operated by Northern in the Penistone and Stocksbridge area on the Penistone Line stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Barnsley • Berry Brow • Brockholes • Chapeltown • Darnall • Denby Dale • Elsecar • Honley • Huddersfield • Kiveton Bridge • Kiveton Park • Lockwood • Meadowhall • Penistone • Sheffield • Shepley • Shireoaks • Silkstone Common • Stocksmoor • Wombwell • Woodhouse • Worksop

Airports

Nearest Airports

Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 31.29 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 41.13 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Manchester Airport is 55.1 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Manchester Airport
Humberside Airport is 75.14 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Humberside Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 119.98 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 120.14 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balk Lane is approximately 0.46 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J36/A61(T)/A61 - 1.98 Km Away
Directions from Balk Lane to M1 J36/A61(T)/A61
Junction: M1 J35A/A616(T) - 4.1 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J37/A628 - 4.48 Km Away
Directions from Balk Lane to M1 J37/A628
Junction: M1 J35/A629 - 6.89 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Co-operative

57 Greenspring Avenue, Birdwell, S70 5SW
Distance: 0.33 Kilometres
Directions from Balk Lane to Co-operative

Aldi Stores Ltd

Aldi, Sheffield Road, Birdwell, S70 5TR
Distance: 1.48 Kilometres
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Company Shop

Aldi, Sheffield Road, Birdwell, S70 5TRNew Road, Tankersley, Barnsley, S75 3BQ
Distance: 1.8 Kilometres
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Asda

Asda, Thomas Street, Worsbrough, S70 5AU
Distance: 2.12 Kilometres
Directions from Balk Lane to Asda

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Worsbrough Country Park
Distance: 1.32 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Worsbrough Country Park

Museum

Attraction Name: Worsbrough Mill Museum
Distance: 1.36 (km)
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Craft Centre

Attraction Name: Birdwell Lodge Craft Centre
Distance: 1.39 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Birdwell Lodge Craft Centre

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wingfield Farm
Distance: 1.95 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Wingfield Farm

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Barnsley District
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PO Box 634
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 9GG
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01226 770770
Within the electoral area of Rockingham Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Barnsley East
The Member of Parliament is Dugher, Michael
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01007398
Ons Area Name:Barnsley 028C
Average Age : 50.72
Population: 1632.00
Male Population: 784.00 (48.04%)
Female Population: 848.00 (51.96%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.55%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime2
Shoplifting2
Criminal-damage-arson6
Vehicle-crime4
Burglary4
Other-theft5
Public-order1
1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Balk Lane

OS Reference: 434520, 402061
OS Grid Reference: SE345021
Latitude and Longitude: 53.513845683455, -1.4793696328097
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 25.9852 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balk Lane

Map Number: 111
Map Name: Sheffield & Doncaster
Worsbrough
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
Yorkshire
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