Balks

Postcode: WF15 6NT

Balks is a street in the settlement of Liversedge which is within the electoral area of Liversedge and Gomersal Ward in the administration area of Kirklees District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Balks is located 166.85 miles North West from the centre of London, 9.01 miles South West from the centre of Leeds, 24.67 miles North West from the centre of Sheffield and 26.71 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster.

Road Name:Balks
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Balks

WF15 6NT
Height

Height

The Central point of Balks is approximately 96 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01274
Telephone Exchange: CLECKHEATON - MYCLE
Telephone Cabinet: P35
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
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Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Balks

6 Balks
Sale Price: £73,500
Sale Date: 02/12/2016
8 Balks
Sale Price: £73,500
Sale Date: 24/11/2006
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Headlands Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior, Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 444
Address: Headlands Road, WF15 6PR
Telephone: 01924325707
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balks to Headlands Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior, Infant and Nursery School

Spen Valley High School

Distance: 0.79 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 891
Address: Roberttown Lane, WF15 7LX
Telephone: 01924405451
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balks to Spen Valley High School

Littletown Junior Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.83 Kilometers
Type: Foundation School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 196
Address: Bradford Road, WF15 6LP
Telephone: 01274335245
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balks to Littletown Junior Infant and Nursery School

Hightown Junior Infant & Nursery School

Distance: 1.18 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 226
Address: Hightown Road, WF15 8BL
Telephone: 01274335240
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Balks to Hightown Junior Infant & Nursery School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Dewsbury and District Hospital

Address: Halifax Road, Dewsbury, WF13 4HS,
NHS Sector
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 0844 8118110
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.65 (km)
Directions from Balks to Dewsbury and District Hospital

Cygnet Hospital Wyke

Address: Blankney Grange, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, Bradford, BD12 8LR,
Independent Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Telephone: 01274 605500
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Distance: 5.03 (km)
Directions from Balks to Cygnet Hospital Wyke

Cygnet Lodge Brighouse

Address: 60 Rastrick Common, Brighouse, HD6 3EL,
Independent Sector
Cygnet Health Care Limited
Telephone: 01484 405 900
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Distance: 5.81 (km)
Directions from Balks to Cygnet Lodge Brighouse

Priory Hospital Dewsbury

Address: York Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 01924 436140
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Distance: 6.21 (km)
Directions from Balks to Priory Hospital Dewsbury
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Liversedge Medical Centre

Address: Liversedge Health Centre, Valley Road, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 6DF
Telephone: 01924 407771
Distance: 0.94 (km)
Directions from Balks to Liversedge Medical Centre

Parkview Surgery

Address: Cleckheaton Health Centre, Greenside, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 5AP
Telephone: 01274 872200
Distance: 1.43 (km)
Directions from Balks to Parkview Surgery

Scrivings Cleckheaton Hlth Ctr

Address: The Green Way Practice, Cleckheaton Health Centre, Greenside,cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 5AP
Telephone: 01274 872650
Distance: 1.43 (km)
Directions from Balks to Scrivings Cleckheaton Hlth Ctr

Cleckheaton Dermatology Gpsi

Address: Greenside Surgery, 4 Greenside, Cleckheaton, BD19 5AN
Telephone: 01274 851355
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Balks to Cleckheaton Dermatology Gpsi
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Greenside Dental Clinic

Address: Greenside Dental Clinic, 1 Mortimer Street, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 5AR
Distance: 1.49 (km)
Directions from Balks to Greenside Dental Clinic

157 Norristhorpe Lane

Address: 157 Norristhorpe Lane, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 7AN
Distance: 1.62 (km)
Directions from Balks to 157 Norristhorpe Lane

Northgate Dental Practice

Address: Northgate Dental Practice, 5 Northgate, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3HH
Distance: 1.62 (km)
Directions from Balks to Northgate Dental Practice

57 Bradford Road

Address: 57 Bradford Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3LB
Distance: 1.85 (km)
Directions from Balks to 57 Bradford Road
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Cleckheaton Library

Whitcliffe Road, Cleckheaton, BD193DX
Telephone: 01274 335170
Distance: 2.1 Kilometres
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Directions from Balks to Cleckheaton Library

Heckmondwike Library

Walkley Lane, Heckmondwike, WF160LY
Telephone: 01924 325637
Distance: 2.17 Kilometres
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Directions from Balks to Heckmondwike Library

Birstall Library and Information Centre

Market Place, Batley, WF179EN
Telephone: 0116 305 8756
Distance: 3.72 Kilometres
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Directions from Balks to Birstall Library and Information Centre

Mirfield Library

Easthorpe Lodge, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, WF148AN
Telephone:
Distance: 4.1 Kilometres
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Directions from Balks to Mirfield Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Ravensthorpe Station is 5.03 Kilometers away

Directions from Balks to Ravensthorpe

Ravensthorpe station is operated by Northern in the Dewsbury area on the NTP: Leeds - Guide Bridge stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Brighouse • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Cottingley • Daisy Hill • Deighton • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenfield • Halifax • Hebden Bridge • Hindley • Huddersfield • Ince • Leeds • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Mirfield • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Mytholmroyd • Parbold • Rochdale • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Southport • Sowerby Bridge • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan Wallgate

Dewsbury Station is 5.11 Kilometers away

Directions from Balks to Dewsbury

Dewsbury station is operated by TransPennine Express in the Dewsbury area on the NTP: Leeds - Guide Bridge stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Birchwood • Brighouse • Brough • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Chester-Le-Street • Cottingley • Cross Gates • Daisy Hill • Darlington • Deighton • Durham • Garforth • Gathurst • Greenfield • Halifax • Hebden Bridge • Hindley • Howden • Huddersfield • Hull • Ince • Leeds • Littleborough • Liverpool Lime Street • Liverpool South Parkway • Malton • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Mirfield • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Mytholmroyd • Newcastle • Northallerton • Parbold • Ravensthorpe • Rochdale • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Scarborough • Seamer • Selby • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • South Milford • Southport • Sowerby Bridge • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Walkden • Walsden • Warrington Central • Wigan Wallgate • York

Batley Station is 5.36 Kilometers away

Directions from Balks to Batley

Batley station is operated by Northern in the Batley and Spen area on the NTP: Leeds - Guide Bridge stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Brighouse • Burscough Bridge • Castleton • Cottingley • Daisy Hill • Deighton • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenfield • Halifax • Hebden Bridge • Hindley • Huddersfield • Ince • Leeds • Littleborough • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mills Hill • Mirfield • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Moston • Mytholmroyd • Parbold • Ravensthorpe • Rochdale • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Smithy Bridge • Southport • Sowerby Bridge • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Todmorden • Walkden • Walsden • Wigan Wallgate

Deighton Station is 5.61 Kilometers away

Directions from Balks to Deighton

Deighton station is operated by Northern in the Huddersfield area on the NTP: Leeds - Guide Bridge stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appley Bridge • Ashton-Under-Lyne • Atherton • Batley • Burscough Bridge • Cottingley • Daisy Hill • Dewsbury • Gathurst • Greenfield • Hindley • Huddersfield • Ince • Leeds • Manchester Victoria • Marsden • Meols Cop • Mirfield • Morley • Mossley (Greater Manchester) • Parbold • Ravensthorpe • Salford Central • Salford Crescent • Slaithwaite • Southport • Stalybridge • Swinton (Greater Manchester) • Wakefield Kirkgate • Wakefield Westgate • Walkden • Wigan Wallgate

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 17.84 Kilometers away Directions from Balks to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 90.69 Kilometers away Directions from Balks to Durham Tees Valley Airport
East Midlands Airport is 101.28 Kilometers away Directions from Balks to East Midlands Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 101.85 Kilometers away
Directions from Balks to Transporter Bridge South Side
Transporter Bridge North Side is 102.02 Kilometers away
Directions from Balks to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Balks is approximately 1.52 miles from the M62

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J26/M606/A58/A638 - 3.26 Km Away
Directions from Balks to M62 J26/M606/A58/A638
Junction: M62 J25/A644 - 3.63 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J27/A62/A650 - 6.02 Km Away
Directions from Balks to M62 J27/A62/A650
Junction: M62 J28/A650/A653 - 8.78 Km Away
Directions from Balks to M62 J28/A650/A653

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Londis

242 Bradford Road, Littletown, Liversedge, WF15 6EF
Distance: 0.86 Kilometres
Directions from Balks to Londis

Sainsburys Unit 1

Fountain Court, Huddersfield Road, Roberttown, Liversedge, WF15 7QQ
Distance: 1.42 Kilometres
Directions from Balks to Sainsburys Unit 1

Tesco Superstore

49 Northgate, Cleckheaton, BD19 3HS
Distance: 1.72 Kilometres
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Netto Unit B

Castle Mills, Horncastle Street, Cleckheaton, BD19 3HJ
Distance: 1.75 Kilometres
Directions from Balks to Netto Unit B

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: The Red House Museum
Distance: 2.61 (km)
Directions from Balks to The Red House Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Ponderosa Rural Therapeutic Centre & Rare Breeds Farm
Distance: 2.66 (km)
Directions from Balks to Ponderosa Rural Therapeutic Centre & Rare Breeds Farm

Historic House

Attraction Name: Oakwell Hall
Distance: 3.39 (km)
Directions from Balks to Oakwell Hall

Country Park

Attraction Name: Oakwell Hall Country Park
Distance: 3.68 (km)
Directions from Balks to Oakwell Hall Country Park

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Kirklees District
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre 3
Market Street
Huddersfield
HD1 1WG
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01484 221 000
Within the electoral area of Liversedge and Gomersal Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Batley and Spen
The Member of Parliament is Tracy Brabin
Details for the MP Tracy Brabin on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Tracy Brabin won with a majority of 8961 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 80161
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011247
Ons Area Name:Kirklees 008B
Average Age : 40.88
Population: 1579.00
Male Population: 769.00 (48.7%)
Female Population: 810.00 (51.3%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 16 (1.01%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Batley and Spen, Aldams Road, Dewsbury, KIR, WF12 8AR, Kirklees, 101
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Covering the following: Batley East NPT, Batley West NPT, Birstall & Birkenshaw NPT, Cleckheaton NPT, Heckmondwike NPT and Liversedge & Gomersal NPT

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Criminal-damage-arson7
Drugs2
Other-crime1
Public-order8
Burglary8
Vehicle-crime19
Other-theft9
Bicycle-theft1
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Shoplifting1
Possession-of-weapons1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Balks

OS Reference: 419607, 423817
OS Grid Reference: SE196238
Latitude and Longitude: 53.71018195596, -1.7029131878459
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 36.4152 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Balks

Map Number: 104
Map Name: Leeds & Bradford
Liversedge
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire
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