Postcode: WF8 4EF

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Road Name:Beechwood
Road Type:residential

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.

Beechwood is approximately 15.17 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 79 metres above sea level


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The Central point of Beechwood is approximately 79 Metres above sea level
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Nearby Telephone Area Codes

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

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Beechwood

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

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
Barley Mow Hotel - pontefract
Barley Mow Hotel is set in Pontefract, 33 km from York. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms are equipped with a TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Barley Mow Hotel features free WiFi .
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
Address:21 Bondgate, WF8 2JP, Pontefract
Number of Rooms:6
Lowest Price Room:£55
RolandsCroft Guest House - pontefract
Star Rating:3 Stars
Set in the quiet village of Featherstone, a 20-minute drive from Wakefield city centre, RolandsCroft Guest House offers a secure large private parking area, free WiFi and rooms with en suite facilities.
Address:Rolandscroft Featherstone Lane, WF7 6AW, Featherstone
Number of Rooms:5
Lowest Price Room:£44.85
Old Police Station - castleford
Old Police Station is an apartment located in Castleford, 900 metres from The Jungle. Free private parking is available on site. The kitchenette has a microwave and a toaster, as well as a kettle. A TV is featured.
Address:Jessop Street, WF10 1DQ, Castleford
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£50

Local Council Details

Within the area of Wakefield District
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Town Hall
Wood Street
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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

Water and Drainage Details

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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Beechwood

Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

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

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Pontefract and Knottingley, Sessions House Yard, Pontefract, WKF, WF8 1BN, Wakefield, 01924 295624
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Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams : Knottingley NPT, Pontefract North NPT, Pontefract South NPT

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Telephone: 01924 295624
Policing Links:
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Wakefield Together
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Location details

Location Details


OS Reference: 444816, 421473
OS Grid Reference: SE448215
Latitude and Longitude: 53.687556977406, -1.3213046766512
Approximate distance to the Coast: 15.17 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Beechwood

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

Nearest Railway Stations

Pontefract Tanshelf Rail Station is 0.75 Kilometers away (0.47 miles)
Pontefract Baghill Rail Station is 1.37 Kilometers away (0.85 miles)
Pontefract Monkhill Rail Station is 1.78 Kilometers away (1.11 miles)
Featherstone Rail Station is 2.54 Kilometers away (1.58 miles)

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 29.99 Kilometers away
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 30.94 Kilometers away
Humberside Airport is 65.47 Kilometers away
Manchester Airport is 72.71 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries


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
Junction: M62 J41/A1(M) - 3.50 Km Away
Junction: M62 J33/A162(T) - 3.76 Km Away

Health Clinics

Pontefract Hospice
Prince Of Wales Hospice, Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, WF84BG
Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 708868
Stuart Road
The Surgery, Stuart Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF84PQ
Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 703437
Friarwood Surgery
The Friarwood Surgery, Carleton Glen, Pontefract, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF81SU
Distance: 1.08 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 704777
Northgate Surgery, Northgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF81NF
Distance: 1.13 Kilometers
Telephone: 01977 703635
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Pontefract Library

Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF81BD
Distance: 0.51 Miles
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South Pontefract Library

St. Mary's Community Centre, Pontefract, WF82AY
Distance: 1.02 Miles
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Featherstone Library

Victoria Street, Featherstone, WF75BB
Distance: 1.63 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Pontefract Racecourse
Distance: 1.84 (km)


Attraction Name: Pontefract Castle
Distance: 1.86 (km)


Attraction Name: Pontefract Museum
Distance: 2.20 (km)

Theme Park

Attraction Name: Xscape (Castleford)
Distance: 3.09 (km)

Nearest Schools

Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.24 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4BW
Telephone: (01977) 722820

The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing

Distance: 0.35 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4JF
Telephone: (01977) 601701

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Newgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4AA
Telephone: (01977) 723555

Pontefract Larks Hill Junior and Infant School

Distance: 0.64 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Larks Hill, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4RJ
Telephone: (01977) 722845

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
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