Balk Lane

Postcode: WF9 2SX

Balk Lane is a street governed by South Elmsall Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of South Elmsall and South Kirkby Ward in the administration area of Wakefield District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Balk Lane is located 153.02 miles North from the centre of London, 7.53 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster, 17.01 miles North East from the centre of Sheffield and 17.94 miles South East from the centre of Leeds.

Road Name:Balk Lane
Road Type:unclassified
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WF9 2SX
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Balk Lane is approximately 11.6389 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 48 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Balk Lane is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.884533 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Balk Lane is approximately 48 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01977
Telephone Exchange: SOUTH ELMSALL - MYSEM
Telephone Cabinet: P12
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
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Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balk Lane

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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Ash Grove Junior and Infant School

Distance: 1.27 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 322
Address: Ash Grove, South Elmsall, WF9 2TF
Telephone: 01977640625
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Ash Grove Junior and Infant School

Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College

Distance: 1.7 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1462
Address: Minsthorpe Lane, South Elmsall, WF9 2UJ
Telephone: 01977657600
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College

South Elmsall Carlton Junior and Infant School

Distance: 1.73 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 436
Address: Carlton Road, South Elmsall, WF9 2QQ
Telephone: 01977643129
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to South Elmsall Carlton Junior and Infant School

Upton Primary School

Distance: 2.05 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 452
Address: Waggon Lane, Upton, WF9 1JS
Telephone: 01977650820
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Upton 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: 10.53 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Pontefract Hospital

Montagu Hospital

Address: Adwick Road, Mexborough,
NHS Sector
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01709 585171
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Distance: 10.99 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Montagu Hospital

Park Hill Hospital

Address: Thorne Road, Doncaster, DN2 5TH,
Independent Sector
Ramsay Healthcare UK Operations Limited
Telephone: 01302 730300
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Distance: 12.8 (km)
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Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Address: Thorne Road, Doncaster, DN2 5LT,
NHS Sector
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01302 366666
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Distance: 12.88 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Doncaster Royal Infirmary
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

White Rose Surgery

Address: White Rose Surgery, Exchange St,south Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2RD
Telephone: 01977 642412
Distance: 1.77 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to White Rose Surgery

Dr Dp Diggle & Dr Re Phillips

Address: Church View Health Centre, Langthwaite Rd,sth Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 3AP
Telephone: 01977 644850
Distance: 2.96 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Dr Dp Diggle & Dr Re Phillips

Dr Sp Singh and Partners

Address: Church View Health Centre, Langthwaite Rd,sth Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 3AP
Telephone: 01977 642251
Distance: 2.96 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Dr Sp Singh and Partners

Carcroft Doctors Group

Address: The Health Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Carcroft, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 8AG
Telephone: 01302 723510
Distance: 5.63 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Carcroft Doctors Group
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Market Dental Care

Address: Market Dental Care, Barnsley Road, South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2SE
Distance: 1.51 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Market Dental Care

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Barnsley Road, South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2SA
Distance: 1.62 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Dental Surgery

White Rose Surgery

Address: White Rose Surgery, Exchange Street, South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2RD
Distance: 1.77 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to White Rose Surgery

South Elmsall Dental Clinic

Address: South Elmsall Dental Clinic, South Elmsall Health Centre, Little Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2NJ
Distance: 1.93 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to South Elmsall Dental Clinic
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

South Elmsall Library

Barnsley Road, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF92AA
Telephone: 01977 723 220
Distance: 1.9 Kilometres
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Directions from Balk Lane to South Elmsall Library

Upton Library

Waggon Lane, Upton, Pontefract, WF91JS
Telephone: 01977 723 285
Distance: 2.05 Kilometres
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South Kirkby Library

White Apron Street, South Kirkby, Pontefract, WF93LD
Telephone: 01977 723 370
Distance: 3.59 Kilometres
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Hemsworth Library

Market Street, Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF94JY
Telephone: 01977 722 270
Distance: 5.9 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

South Elmsall Station is 1.23 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to South Elmsall

South Elmsall 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) • Doncaster • Fitzwilliam • Leeds • Outwood • Sandal And Agbrigg • Wakefield Westgate

Moorthorpe Station is 2.51 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Moorthorpe

Moorthorpe station is operated by Northern in the Hemsworth area on the South Kirkby Jcn - Swinton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bolton-On-Dearne • Church Fenton • Fitzwilliam • Goldthorpe • Leeds • Meadowhall • Outwood • Pontefract Baghill • Rotherham Central • Sandal And Agbrigg • Sheffield • Sherburn-In-Elmet • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thurnscoe • Ulleskelf • Wakefield Westgate • York

Adwick Station is 6.45 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Adwick

Adwick station is operated by Northern in the Doncaster North area on the Doncaster - Leeds stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Althorpe • Bamford • Bentley (S. Yorks) • Bredbury • Brinnington • Chinley • Conisbrough • Crowle • Darnall • Doncaster • Dore & Totley • Edale • Fitzwilliam • Gainsborough Lea Road • Grindleford • Hatfield & Stainforth • Hathersage • Hope (Derbyshire) • Kirk Sandall • Kiveton Bridge • Kiveton Park • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Manchester Piccadilly • Marple • Meadowhall • Mexborough • New Mills Central • Outwood • Reddish North • Romiley • Rotherham Central • Sandal And Agbrigg • Saxilby • Scunthorpe • Sheffield • Shireoaks • South Elmsall • Strines • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thorne South • Wakefield Westgate • Woodhouse • Worksop

Thurnscoe Station is 6.55 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Thurnscoe

Thurnscoe station is operated by Northern in the Wentworth and Dearne area on the South Kirkby Jcn - Swinton stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bolton-On-Dearne • Church Fenton • Fitzwilliam • Goldthorpe • Leeds • Meadowhall • Moorthorpe • Outwood • Pontefract Baghill • Rotherham Central • Sandal And Agbrigg • Sheffield • Sherburn-In-Elmet • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Ulleskelf • Wakefield Westgate • York

Airports

Nearest Airports

Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 21.42 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 39.58 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Humberside Airport is 60.62 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Humberside Airport
Manchester Airport is 71.52 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 109.48 Kilometers away
Directions from Balk Lane to Transporter Bridge South Side
Transporter Bridge North Side is 109.63 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balk Lane is approximately 1.61 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J38/A1(T)/A638 - 4.28 Km Away
Directions from Balk Lane to A1(M) J38/A1(T)/A638
Junction: A1(M) J37/A635 - 7.44 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162 - 9.27 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J33/A162(T) - 10.78 Km Away
Directions from Balk Lane to M62 J33/A162(T)

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Polska Chata

7 Barnsley Road, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2RJ
Distance: 1.45 Kilometres
Directions from Balk Lane to Polska Chata

The Cooperative

Waggon Lane, Upton, Pontefract, WF9 1JT
Distance: 2.3 Kilometres
Directions from Balk Lane to The Cooperative

Tesco

Market Street, Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF9 4JY
Distance: 5.9 Kilometres
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Icelands Foods Plc

Iceland Foods Plc, Market Street, Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF9 4LA
Distance: 5.92 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Historic House

Attraction Name: Brodsworth Hall and Gardens
Distance: 5.4 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Country Park

Attraction Name: Howell Wood Country Park
Distance: 5.48 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Howell Wood Country Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Phoenix Park
Distance: 6.71 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Phoenix Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Fitzwilliam Country Park
Distance: 6.96 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Fitzwilliam Country Park

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 South Elmsall and South Kirkby Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Hemsworth
The Member of Parliament is Trickett, Jon
Within the area of South Elmsall Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011860
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 044A
Average Age : 43.38
Population: 1514.00
Male Population: 750.00 (49.54%)
Female Population: 764.00 (50.46%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 17 (1.12%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
South East, Stockingate, South Kirkby, WKF, WF9 3XA, Wakefield, 01924 295413
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Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams :Ackworth, North Elmsall & Upton NPT, Hemsworth NPT and South Elmsall & South Kirkby NPT

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Telephone: 01924 295413
Policing Links:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime15
Shoplifting5
Other-theft8
1
Criminal-damage-arson3
Vehicle-crime2
Other-crime2
Possession-of-weapons1
Public-order2
Burglary2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Balk Lane

OS Reference: 448577, 411592
OS Grid Reference: SE486116
Latitude and Longitude: 53.598405311782, -1.2658968657951
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 11.6389 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balk Lane

Map Number: 111
Map Name: Sheffield & Doncaster
North Elmsall
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
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