Banks Avenue

Postcode: WF8 4DL

Banks Avenue is a street in the settlement of Pontefract which is within the electoral area of Pontefract South Ward in the administration area of Wakefield District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Banks Avenue is located 159.61 miles North from the centre of London, 12 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 13.73 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 21.06 miles South West from the centre of York.

Road Name:Banks Mount
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Banks Avenue

WF8 4DL
WF8 4DR
Height

Height

The Central point of Banks Avenue is approximately 71 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

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

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 15.6
Median Speed: 17
Maximum Speed: 22
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 12
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Banks Avenue

12 Banks Avenue
Sale Price: £85,000
Sale Date: 02/04/2015
19 Banks Avenue
Sale Price: £84,950
Sale Date: 14/01/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.24 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 264
Address: Newgate, WF8 4AA
Telephone: 01977701493
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Banks Avenue to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.37 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 470
Address: Halfpenny Lane, WF8 4BW
Telephone: 01977703270
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing

Distance: 0.38 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1032
Address: Mill Hill Lane, WF8 4JF
Telephone: 01977601701
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Banks Avenue to The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing

Pontefract Larks Hill Junior and Infant School

Distance: 0.79 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 209
Address: Larks Hill, WF8 4RJ
Telephone: 01977722845
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract Larks Hill Junior and Infant 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: 0.71 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract 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
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.76 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Castleford, Normanton and District Hospital, Wakefield

Spire Methley Park Hospital

Address: Methley Lane, Methley, Leeds, LS26 9HG,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 01977 518518
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Distance: 8.96 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Spire Methley Park Hospital

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: 11.19 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Pinderfields Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Stuart Road

Address: The Surgery, Stuart Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4PQ
Telephone: 01977 703437
Distance: 0.53 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Stuart Road

Friarwood Surgery

Address: The Friarwood Surgery, Carleton Glen, Pontefract, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF8 1SU
Telephone: 01977 704777
Distance: 0.79 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Friarwood Surgery

Northgate

Address: Northgate Surgery, Northgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1NF
Telephone: 01977 703635
Distance: 0.81 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Northgate

Station Lane

Address: Station Lane Medical Ctre, Station Lane, Featherstone,pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6JL
Telephone: 01977 600381
Distance: 2.79 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Station Lane
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Ropergate Dental Practice

Address: Ropergate Dental Practice, 47 Ropergate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1JY
Distance: 0.33 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Ropergate Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 1a Charter House, Jacksons Court, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1DE
Distance: 0.4 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Belks Court, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1DF
Distance: 0.41 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Dental Surgery

Oasis Dental Care

Address: Oasis Dental Care, 28 32 Market Place, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1AT
Distance: 0.53 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Oasis Dental Care
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Pontefract Library

Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF81BD
Telephone: 01977 727692
Distance: 0.5 Kilometres
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Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract Library

South Pontefract Library

St. Mary's Community Centre, The Circle The Circle, Pontefract, WF82AY
Telephone: 01977 705341
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
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Directions from Banks Avenue to South Pontefract Library

Featherstone Library

Victoria Street, Off Station Lane Featherstone, Featherstone, WF75BB
Telephone: 01977 722 745
Distance: 2.94 Kilometres
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Directions from Banks Avenue to Featherstone Library

Airedale Library

The Square, Airedale, Castleford, WF103JJ
Telephone: 01977 724040
Distance: 3.84 Kilometres
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Directions from Banks Avenue to Airedale Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Pontefract Tanshelf Station is 0.57 Kilometers away

Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract Tanshelf

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

Pontefract Baghill Station is 1.04 Kilometers away

Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract Baghill

Pontefract Baghill station is operated by Northern in the Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford area on the Gilberdyke - Hatfield & Stainforth / Knottingley and Church Fenton - Moorthorpe stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bolton-On-Dearne • Church Fenton • Goldthorpe • Meadowhall • Moorthorpe • Rotherham Central • Sheffield • Sherburn-In-Elmet • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thurnscoe • Ulleskelf • York

Glasshoughton Station is 2.71 Kilometers away

Directions from Banks Avenue to Glasshoughton

Glasshoughton 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: • Castleford • Goole • Hensall • Knottingley • Leeds • Pontefract Monkhill • Rawcliffe • Snaith • Whitley Bridge • Woodlesford

Featherstone Station is 2.85 Kilometers away

Directions from Banks Avenue to Featherstone

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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 30.03 Kilometers away Directions from Banks Avenue to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 30.78 Kilometers away Directions from Banks Avenue to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 91.63 Kilometers away Directions from Banks Avenue to Durham Tees Valley Airport
East Midlands Airport is 95.8 Kilometers away Directions from Banks Avenue to East Midlands Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 99.58 Kilometers away
Directions from Banks Avenue to Transporter Bridge South Side
Transporter Bridge North Side is 99.74 Kilometers away
Directions from Banks Avenue to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Banks Avenue is approximately 1.44 miles from the M62

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 2.28 Km Away
Directions from Banks Avenue to M62 J32/A639
Junction: M62 J41/A1(M) - 3.18 Km Away
Directions from Banks Avenue to M62 J41/A1(M)
Junction: M62 J33/A162(T) - 3.43 Km Away
Directions from Banks Avenue to M62 J33/A162(T)
Junction: A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162 - 3.69 Km Away
Directions from Banks Avenue to A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Stores Limited

Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, WF8 1NL
Distance: 0.32 Kilometres
Directions from Banks Avenue to Asda Stores Limited

Tesco Stores Limited

10 Corn Market, Pontefract, WF8 1BJ
Distance: 0.45 Kilometres
Directions from Banks Avenue to Tesco Stores Limited

Londis Supermarket

205 Wakefield Road, Pontefract, WF8 4HD
Distance: 0.51 Kilometres
Directions from Banks Avenue to Londis Supermarket

Iceland

Stuart Road, Pontefract, WF8 4PQ
Distance: 0.53 Kilometres
Directions from Banks Avenue to Iceland

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Castle

Attraction Name: Pontefract Castle
Distance: 1.55 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract Castle

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Pontefract Racecourse
Distance: 1.87 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract Racecourse

Museum

Attraction Name: Pontefract Museum
Distance: 1.93 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Pontefract Museum

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Xscape (Castleford)
Distance: 3.09 (km)
Directions from Banks Avenue to Xscape (Castleford)

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 Pontefract South Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
The Member of Parliament is Yvette Cooper
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Details for the MP Yvette Cooper on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Yvette Cooper won with a majority of 14499 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 81641
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011851
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 023E
Average Age : 44.37
Population: 1429.00
Male Population: 711.00 (49.76%)
Female Population: 718.00 (50.24%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 31 (2.17%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Pontefract and Knottingley, Sessions House Yard, Pontefract, WKF, WF8 1BN, Wakefield, 01924 295624
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams : Knottingley NPT, Pontefract North NPT, Pontefract South NPT

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Email Police
Telephone: 01924 295624
Policing Links:
Crime Mapper
Wakefield Together
Wakefield Council
West Yorkshire Fire Service
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime70
Public-order14
Shoplifting12
Criminal-damage-arson30
Possession-of-weapons1
Other-theft16
Burglary23
Theft-from-the-person5
Vehicle-crime9
1
Robbery2
Bicycle-theft1
Drugs4
Other-crime2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Banks Avenue

OS Reference: 445105, 421611
OS Grid Reference: SE451216
Latitude and Longitude: 53.688772519522, -1.3169083131954
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.6357 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Banks Avenue

Map Number: 105
Map Name: York
Pontefract
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire
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