Balk Lane

Postcode: HD8 8NZ

Balk Lane is a street in the settlement of Upper Cumberworth governed by Denby Dale Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Denby Dale Ward in the administration area of Kirklees District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Balk Lane is located 158.05 miles North West from the centre of London, 16.07 miles North West from the centre of Sheffield, 16.48 miles South from the centre of Leeds and 22.79 miles West from the centre of Doncaster.

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

HD8 8NZ
Height

Height

The Central point of Balk Lane is approximately 254 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01484 - Huddersfield
Area Code: 01226 - Barnsley
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 1.8
Median Speed: 1.9
Maximum Speed: 3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 17
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balk Lane

24 Balk Lane
Sale Price: £355,000
Sale Date: 02/10/2015
14 Balk Lane
Sale Price: £63,000
Sale Date: 13/03/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Cumberworth Church of England Voluntary Aided First School

Distance: 0.17 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 124
Address: Cumberworth Lane, Upper Cumberworth, HD8 8NU
Telephone: 01484609818
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Cumberworth Church of England Voluntary Aided First School

Shepley First School

Distance: 1.85 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 184
Address: Firth Street, Shepley, HD8 8DD
Telephone: 01484222754
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Shepley First School

Shelley College

Distance: 2.08 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1236
Address: Huddersfield Road, Shelley, HD8 8NL
Telephone: 01484868777
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Shelley College

Denby Dale First and Nursery School

Distance: 2.13 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 208
Address: Gilthwaites Lane, Denby Dale, HD8 8SG
Telephone: 01484866071
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balk Lane to Denby Dale First and Nursery School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Holmevalley Memorial Hospital

Address: Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3TS,
Independent Sector
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 6.7 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Holmevalley Memorial Hospital

BMI The Huddersfield Hospital

Address: Birkby Hall Road, Huddersfield, HD2 2BL,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01484 533 131
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Distance: 11.91 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to BMI The Huddersfield Hospital

Barnsley Hospital

Address: Pogmoor Road, Barnsley, S75 2EP,
NHS Sector
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01226 730000
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Distance: 12.26 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Barnsley Hospital

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Address: Acre Street, Acre Street, Huddersfield, HD3 3EA,
NHS Sector
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01484 342000
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Distance: 12.46 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Shepley Health Centre

Address: Shepley Health Centre, 25 Jos Lane, Shepley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8DJ
Telephone: 01484 602001
Distance: 2.21 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Shepley Health Centre

Skelmanthorpe Family Doctors

Address: Skelmanthorpe Family Drs., Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9DA
Telephone: 01484 503515
Distance: 2.75 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Skelmanthorpe Family Doctors

Kirkburton Health Centre

Address: Kirkburton Health Centre, 5a Shelley Lne,kirburton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 0SJ
Telephone: 01484 602040
Distance: 3.8 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Kirkburton Health Centre

Dearne Valley Health Centre

Address: Dearne Valley Health Ctr., Wakefield Road, Scissett, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9JL
Telephone: 01484 862793
Distance: 3.97 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Dearne Valley Health Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 21 Marsh Lane, Shepley, Huddersfield, HD8 8AQ
Distance: 2.19 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Dental Surgery

The Dental Practice

Address: The Dental Practice, 4 Huddersfield Road, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9AE
Distance: 2.52 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to The Dental Practice

Kirkburton Dental Care

Address: Kirkburton Dental Care, 125 - 127 North Road, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 0RN
Distance: 4.13 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Kirkburton Dental Care

Osborne and Oboyle

Address: Osborne and Oboyle, 147 Wakefield Road, Scissett, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9HR
Distance: 4.22 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Osborne and Oboyle
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Denby Dale Library

Wakefield Road, Denby Dale, HD88RX
Telephone: 01484 222904
Distance: 1.99 Kilometres
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Directions from Balk Lane to Denby Dale Library

Shepley Library

St Pauls Church Hall, Marsh Lane, Huddersfield, HD88AP
Telephone: 01484 222712
Distance: 2.29 Kilometres
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Skelmanthorpe Library and Information Centre

Kirklees Information Point, 24 Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, HD89DB
Telephone: 01484 222905
Distance: 2.85 Kilometres
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Directions from Balk Lane to Skelmanthorpe Library and Information Centre

Kirkburton Library

17 Turnshaw Road, Huddersfield, HD80RT
Telephone: 01484 222710
Distance: 4.04 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Denby Dale Station is 1.36 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Denby Dale

Denby Dale station is operated by Northern in the Dewsbury area on the Penistone Line stretch of line.

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

Shepley Station is 2.02 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Shepley

Shepley station is operated by Northern in the Dewsbury area on the Penistone Line stretch of line.

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

Stocksmoor Station is 3.33 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Stocksmoor

Stocksmoor station is operated by Northern in the Dewsbury area on the Penistone Line stretch of line.

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

Brockholes Station is 6.18 Kilometers away

Directions from Balk Lane to Brockholes

Brockholes station is operated by Northern in the Colne Valley area on the Penistone Line stretch of line.

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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 32.56 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to Leeds Bradford International Airport
East Midlands Airport is 86.49 Kilometers away Directions from Balk Lane to East Midlands Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balk Lane is approximately 4.58 miles from the A616

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J38/A637 - 9.16 Km Away
Directions from Balk Lane to M1 J38/A637
Junction: M1 J37/A628 - 11.45 Km Away
Directions from Balk Lane to M1 J37/A628
Junction: M1 J39/A636 - 13.11 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J25/A644 - 14.05 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Denby Dale Supermarket

347 Wakefield Road, Denby Dale, Huddersfield, HD8 8RT
Distance: 1.83 Kilometres
Directions from Balk Lane to Denby Dale Supermarket

The Co opertative Food

2-4 Station Road, Shepley, Huddersfield, HD8 8AA
Distance: 1.97 Kilometres
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The Co operative Food

30 Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9DA
Distance: 2.74 Kilometres
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Kirkwood Hospice

66 North Road, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, HD8 0RU
Distance: 4.03 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Cannon Hall House & Museum
Distance: 5.51 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Cannon Hall House & Museum

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Kirklees Light Railway
Distance: 5.82 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Kirklees Light Railway

Country Park

Attraction Name: Cannon Hall Country Park
Distance: 6.18 (km)
Directions from Balk Lane to Cannon Hall Country Park

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Cannon Hall Farm
Distance: 6.72 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Kirklees District
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Civic Centre 3
Market Street
Huddersfield
HD1 1WG
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01484 221 000
Within the electoral area of Denby Dale Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Dewsbury
The Member of Parliament is Paula Sherriff
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In the 2017 General Election Paula Sherriff won with a majority of 3321 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 81343
Within the area of Denby Dale Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011117
Ons Area Name:Kirklees 057F
Average Age : 42.45
Population: 1786.00
Male Population: 885.00 (49.55%)
Female Population: 901.00 (50.45%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 10 (0.56%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Rural, Castlegate, Huddersfield, KIR, HD1 2NJ, Kirklees, 101
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Covering the following: Colne Valley NPT, Denby Dale NPT, Golcar NPT, Holme Valley North NPT, Holme Valley South NPT and Kirkburton NPT

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Location details

Location Details

Balk Lane

OS Reference: 421089, 408870
OS Grid Reference: SE211089
Latitude and Longitude: 53.575763995035, -1.6814721494703
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 44.0557 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balk Lane

Map Number: 110
Map Name: Sheffield & Huddersfield
Upper Cumberworth
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire
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