Beech Street

Postcode: WF8 2QG


Beech Street 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.

Beech Street is located 159.33 miles North from the centre of London, 12.5 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 13.34 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 20.91 miles South West from the centre of York.

Road Name:Beech Street
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Beech Street

WF8 2QG
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Beech Street is approximately 12.8366 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 43 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Beech Street is a river called Wash Dike which is approximately 1.90994 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Beech Street is approximately 43 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01977
Telephone Exchange: PONTEFRACT - MYPON
Telephone Cabinet: P49
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Beech Street

Hotel information updated 06/02/2017

Hotels
Barley Mow Hotel - pontefract
Barley Mow Hotel is set in Pontefract, 33 km from York. The rooms are equipped with a TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Leeds is 19 km from Barley Mow Hotel, while Sheffield is 36 km away.
Address:22 Cornmarket, WF8 1BJ, Pontefract
Number of Rooms:8
Lowest Price Room:£35
Tower House Executive Guest House - pontefract
Star Rating:5 Stars
Around 10 minutes’ walk from the town centre, Tower House Executive Guest House in Pontefract provides award-winning bed and breakfast in West Yorkshire. There is free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi at Tower House.
Address:21 Bondgate, WF8 2JP, Pontefract
Number of Rooms:6
Lowest Price Room:£55
Kings Croft Hotel - pontefract
With a popular restaurant and cosy bar, Kings Croft Hotel offers free parking and free Wi-Fi. Situated just outside Pontefract, the hotel is a 5-minute drive from Pontefract Racecourse.
Address:Wakefield Road Pontefract, WF84HA, Pontefract
Number of Rooms:22
Lowest Price Room:£55
Highest Price Room:£145
Darrington by Good Night Inns - darrington
Star Rating:3 Stars
Just off the A1 and 3 miles from Pontefract town centre, in the Yorkshire countryside, Darrington by Good Night Inns features a restaurant and free parking. It is 2 miles from Pontefract Racecourse.
Address:Great North Road, WF83BL, Darrington
Number of Rooms:28
Lowest Price Room:£40
Highest Price Room:£85.5
Kyte Hotel - darrington
Just off the A1 at Darrington, south of the M62 interchange near Leeds, this recently renovated hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free parking and stylish, contemporary en suite rooms.
Address:Great North Road, WF8 3HR, Darrington
Number of Rooms:15
Lowest Price Room:£49.5
Highest Price Room:£47.5
Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Wakefield District
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Town Hall
Wood Street
Wakefield
WF1 2HQ
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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 Cooper, Yvette
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Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Beech Street

5 Beech Street
Sale Price: £125,000
Sale Date: 15/01/2016
1 Beech Street
Sale Price: £89,000
Sale Date: 02/11/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011840
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 018A
Average Age : 41.13
Population: 1540.00
Male Population: 732.00 (47.53%)
Female Population: 808.00 (52.47%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 30 (1.95%)
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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Telephone: 01924 295624
Policing Links:
Crime Mapper
Wakefield Together
Wakefield Council
West Yorkshire Fire Service
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
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Stop and search

Recent Crime in the Area

Criminal-damage-arson34
Violent-crime78
Burglary20
Vehicle-crime24
Other-theft21
Other-crime1
Public-order10
Drugs4
Shoplifting27
Bicycle-theft3
Robbery1
Possession-of-weapons1
Theft-from-the-person1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Schools

Nearest Schools

Harewood Centre Nursery School

Distance: 0.48 Kilometers
Type: LA Nursery School
Phase: Nursery
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 51
Address: Harewood Avenue, WF8 2ER
Telephone: 01977722835
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beech Street to Harewood Centre Nursery School

Pontefract Carleton Park Junior and Infant School

Distance: 0.76 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 204
Address: Moxon Close, Carleton Park, WF8 3PT
Telephone: 01977722615
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beech Street to Pontefract Carleton Park Junior and Infant School

High Well School

Distance: 0.81 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 42
Address: Rook Hill Road, WF8 2DD
Telephone: 01924572100
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beech Street to High Well School

Pontefract De Lacy Primary School

Distance: 0.84 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 349
Address: Chequerfield Lane, WF8 2TG
Telephone: 01977722620
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Beech Street to Pontefract De Lacy Primary School

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Location details

Location Details

Beech Street

OS Reference: 446009, 421447
OS Grid Reference: SE460214
Latitude and Longitude: 53.687219554012, -1.3032431449678
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 12.8366 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Beech Street

Map Number: 105
Map Name: York
Chequerfield
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Pontefract Baghill Station is 0.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Beech Street 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

Pontefract Tanshelf Station is 1.19 Kilometers away

Directions from Beech Street 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

Glasshoughton Station is 3.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Beech Street 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 3.65 Kilometers away

Directions from Beech Street 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

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Stores Limited

10 Corn Market, Pontefract, WF8 1BJ
Distance: 0.79 Kilometres
Directions from Beech Street to Tesco Stores Limited

Aldi Stores

South Baileygate, Pontefract, WF8 2LN
Distance: 0.88 Kilometres
Directions from Beech Street to Aldi Stores

Asda Stores Limited

Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, WF8 1NL
Distance: 0.93 Kilometres
Directions from Beech Street to Asda Stores Limited

Iceland

Stuart Road, Pontefract, WF8 4PQ
Distance: 0.95 Kilometres
Directions from Beech Street to Iceland

Airports

Nearest Airports

Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 30.06 Kilometers away Directions from Beech Street to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 30.82 Kilometers away Directions from Beech Street to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Humberside Airport is 64.05 Kilometers away Directions from Beech Street to Humberside Airport
Manchester Airport is 73.5 Kilometers away Directions from Beech Street to Manchester Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 99.7 Kilometers away
Directions from Beech Street to Transporter Bridge South Side
Transporter Bridge North Side is 99.86 Kilometers away
Directions from Beech Street to Transporter Bridge North Side
Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 145.32 Kilometers away
Directions from Beech Street to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 145.84 Kilometers away
Directions from Beech Street to South Shields Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Beech Street is approximately 1.32 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J33/A162(T) - 2.62 Km Away
Directions from Beech Street to M62 J33/A162(T)
Junction: M62 J41/A1(M) - 2.75 Km Away
Directions from Beech Street to M62 J41/A1(M)
Junction: A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162 - 2.78 Km Away
Directions from Beech Street to A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162
Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 2.87 Km Away
Directions from Beech Street to M62 J32/A639
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: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Beech Street 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: 5.55 (km)
Directions from Beech Street 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
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.77 (km)
Directions from Beech Street 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
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 12.1 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Pinderfields Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Friarwood Surgery

Address: The Friarwood Surgery, Carleton Glen, Pontefract, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF8 1SU
Telephone: 01977 704777
Distance: 0.14 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Friarwood Surgery

Northgate

Address: Northgate Surgery, Northgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1NF
Telephone: 01977 703635
Distance: 0.78 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Northgate

Stuart Road

Address: The Surgery, Stuart Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4PQ
Telephone: 01977 703437
Distance: 0.95 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Stuart Road

Station Lane

Address: Station Lane Medical Ctre, Station Lane, Featherstone,pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6JL
Telephone: 01977 600381
Distance: 3.61 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Station Lane
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

P R Jones and Associates

Address: P R Jones and Associates, 134 Southgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QT
Distance: 0.63 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to P R Jones and Associates

Ropergate Dental Practice

Address: Ropergate Dental Practice, 47 Ropergate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1JY
Distance: 0.63 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Ropergate Dental Practice

Oasis Dental Care

Address: Oasis Dental Care, 28 32 Market Place, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1AT
Distance: 0.64 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Oasis Dental Care

Pontefract Dental Clinic

Address: Pontefract Dental Clinic, Pontefract Health Centre, Trinity Street, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1EY
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Pontefract Dental Clinic
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

South Pontefract Library

St. Mary's Community Centre, The Circle The Circle, Pontefract, WF82AY
Telephone: 01977 705341
Distance: 0.46 Kilometres
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Directions from Beech Street to South Pontefract Library

Pontefract Library

Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF81BD
Telephone: 01977 727692
Distance: 0.69 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Beech Street to Pontefract Library

Featherstone Library

Victoria Street, Off Station Lane Featherstone, Featherstone, WF75BB
Telephone: 01977 722 745
Distance: 3.71 Kilometres
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Directions from Beech Street to Featherstone Library

Airedale Library

The Square, Airedale, Castleford, WF103JJ
Telephone: 01977 724040
Distance: 4.06 Kilometres
Visit Website
Directions from Beech Street to Airedale Library
Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Castle

Attraction Name: Pontefract Castle
Distance: 0.71 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Pontefract Castle

Museum

Attraction Name: Pontefract Museum
Distance: 1.86 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Pontefract Museum

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Pontefract Racecourse
Distance: 2.62 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Pontefract Racecourse

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Xscape (Castleford)
Distance: 3.74 (km)
Directions from Beech Street to Xscape (Castleford)
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 10.3
Median Speed: 9.2
Maximum Speed: 13.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 5