Beechwood

Postcode: WF8 4EF

Beechwood 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.

Beechwood is located 159.59 miles North from the centre of London, 11.92 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 13.76 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 21.22 miles South West from the centre of York.

Road Name:Beechwood
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Beechwood

WF8 4EF
Height

Height

The Central point of Beechwood is approximately 79 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: 14.8
Median Speed: 15.2
Maximum Speed: 21.2
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 4
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Beechwood

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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.25 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 Beechwood to Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing

Distance: 0.35 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 Beechwood to The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.53 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 Beechwood to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Pontefract Larks Hill Junior and Infant School

Distance: 0.64 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 Beechwood 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: 1.02 (km)
Directions from Beechwood 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
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Distance: 4.66 (km)
Directions from Beechwood 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: 8.82 (km)
Directions from Beechwood 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: 10.91 (km)
Directions from Beechwood 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: 0.8 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Stuart Road

Friarwood Surgery

Address: The Friarwood Surgery, Carleton Glen, Pontefract, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF8 1SU
Telephone: 01977 704777
Distance: 1.07 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Friarwood Surgery

Northgate

Address: Northgate Surgery, Northgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1NF
Telephone: 01977 703635
Distance: 1.12 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Northgate

Station Lane

Address: Station Lane Medical Ctre, Station Lane, Featherstone,pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6JL
Telephone: 01977 600381
Distance: 2.47 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Station Lane
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Ropergate Dental Practice

Address: Ropergate Dental Practice, 47 Ropergate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1JY
Distance: 0.65 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Ropergate Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 1a Charter House, Jacksons Court, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1DE
Distance: 0.7 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Belks Court, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1DF
Distance: 0.72 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Dental Surgery

Oasis Dental Care

Address: Oasis Dental Care, 28 32 Market Place, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1AT
Distance: 0.84 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Oasis Dental Care
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Pontefract Library

Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF81BD
Telephone: 01977 727692
Distance: 0.81 Kilometres
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Directions from Beechwood to Pontefract Library

South Pontefract Library

St. Mary's Community Centre, The Circle The Circle, Pontefract, WF82AY
Telephone: 01977 705341
Distance: 1.63 Kilometres
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Directions from Beechwood to South Pontefract Library

Featherstone Library

Victoria Street, Off Station Lane Featherstone, Featherstone, WF75BB
Telephone: 01977 722 745
Distance: 2.62 Kilometres
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Directions from Beechwood to Featherstone Library

Airedale Library

The Square, Airedale, Castleford, WF103JJ
Telephone: 01977 724040
Distance: 4.01 Kilometres
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Directions from Beechwood to Airedale Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Pontefract Tanshelf Station is 0.75 Kilometers away

Directions from Beechwood 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 1.36 Kilometers away

Directions from Beechwood 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

Featherstone Station is 2.54 Kilometers away

Directions from Beechwood 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

Glasshoughton Station is 2.68 Kilometers away

Directions from Beechwood 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 29.91 Kilometers away Directions from Beechwood to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 30.87 Kilometers away Directions from Beechwood to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 91.75 Kilometers away Directions from Beechwood to Durham Tees Valley Airport
East Midlands Airport is 95.66 Kilometers away Directions from Beechwood to East Midlands Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 99.73 Kilometers away
Directions from Beechwood to Transporter Bridge South Side
Transporter Bridge North Side is 99.89 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Beechwood is approximately 1.35 miles from the M62

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 2.33 Km Away
Directions from Beechwood to M62 J32/A639
Junction: M62 J41/A1(M) - 3.49 Km Away
Directions from Beechwood to M62 J41/A1(M)
Junction: M62 J33/A162(T) - 3.74 Km Away
Directions from Beechwood to M62 J33/A162(T)
Junction: A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162 - 3.95 Km Away
Directions from Beechwood to A1(M) J40/A1(T)/A162

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Londis Supermarket

205 Wakefield Road, Pontefract, WF8 4HD
Distance: 0.23 Kilometres
Directions from Beechwood to Londis Supermarket

Asda Stores Limited

Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, WF8 1NL
Distance: 0.59 Kilometres
Directions from Beechwood to Asda Stores Limited

Tesco Stores Limited

10 Corn Market, Pontefract, WF8 1BJ
Distance: 0.76 Kilometres
Directions from Beechwood to Tesco Stores Limited

Iceland

Stuart Road, Pontefract, WF8 4PQ
Distance: 0.8 Kilometres
Directions from Beechwood to Iceland

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Racecourse

Attraction Name: Pontefract Racecourse
Distance: 1.84 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Pontefract Racecourse

Castle

Attraction Name: Pontefract Castle
Distance: 1.85 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Pontefract Castle

Museum

Attraction Name: Pontefract Museum
Distance: 2.2 (km)
Directions from Beechwood to Pontefract Museum

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Xscape (Castleford)
Distance: 3.09 (km)
Directions from Beechwood 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
Details for the MP Yvette Cooper on parliament.uk
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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: E01011842
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 015E
Average Age : 40.57
Population: 1429.00
Male Population: 699.00 (48.92%)
Female Population: 730.00 (51.08%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 45 (3.15%)
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-crime57
Public-order11
Shoplifting10
Criminal-damage-arson24
Possession-of-weapons1
Other-theft14
Burglary21
Theft-from-the-person5
Vehicle-crime4
Robbery2
Drugs4
Other-crime2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Beechwood

OS Reference: 444816, 421473
OS Grid Reference: SE448215
Latitude and Longitude: 53.687556977406, -1.3213046766512
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 13.9524 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Beechwood

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