Birch Close

Postcode: WF4 2QE

Birch Close is a street in the settlement of Ryhill governed by Havercroft with Cold Hiendley Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Crofton, Ryhill and Walton Ward in the administration area of Wakefield District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Birch Close is located 156.45 miles North from the centre of London, 13.21 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster, 13.54 miles South East from the centre of Leeds and 16.52 miles North from the centre of Sheffield.

Road Name:Birch Close
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Birch Close

WF4 2QE
Height

Height

The Central point of Birch Close is approximately 97 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01226 - Barnsley
Area Code: 01924 - Wakefield
Area Code: 01977 - Pontefract
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 3.6
Median Speed: 3.8
Maximum Speed: 5.6
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 14
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birch Close

26 Birch Close
Sale Price: £90,000
Sale Date: 31/03/2017
17 Birch Close
Sale Price: £140,000
Sale Date: 16/09/2016
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Havercroft Academy

Distance: 0.22 Kilometers
Type: Academy Sponsor Led
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 192
Address: Cow Lane, Havercroft, WF4 2BE
Telephone: 01226722484
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Havercroft Academy

Ryhill Junior, Infant and Nursery School

Distance: 0.56 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 243
Address: Chapel Street, Ryhill, WF4 2AD
Telephone: 01226722530
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Ryhill Junior, Infant and Nursery School

South Hiendley Junior Infant and Early Years School

Distance: 1.13 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 215
Address: George Street, South Hiendley, S72 9BY
Telephone: 01226711485
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to South Hiendley Junior Infant and Early Years School

Kinsley Primary (J and I) School

Distance: 2.82 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 259
Address: Wakefield Road, Fitzwilliam, WF9 5BP
Telephone: 01977722245
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birch Close to Kinsley Primary (J and I) School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Kendray Hospital, Barnsley

Address: Doncaster Road, Barnsley,
NHS Sector
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01226 730000
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Distance: 8.56 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Kendray Hospital, Barnsley

Barnsley Hospital

Address: Pogmoor Road, Barnsley, S75 2EP,
NHS Sector
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01226 730000
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Distance: 8.92 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Barnsley 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: 9.48 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Pinderfields Hospital

Mount Vernon Hospital, Barnsley

Address: Mount Vernon Road, Barnsley,
NHS Sector
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01226 433209
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Distance: 9.99 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Mount Vernon Hospital, Barnsley
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Royston Group Practice

Address: Royston Group Practice, 65d Midland Road, Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 4QW
Telephone: 0844 4772506
Distance: 3.35 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Royston Group Practice

Brierley Medical Centre

Address: Brierley Medical Centre, Church Drive, Brierley, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S72 9HZ
Telephone: 01226 711278
Distance: 3.49 (km)
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Brierley Medical Centre

Address: Church Drive, Brierley, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S72 9HZ
Telephone: 01226 711278
Distance: 3.49 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Brierley Medical Centre

High Street Practice

Address: 48 High Street, Royston, Barnsley, S71 4RF
Telephone: 01226 722314
Distance: 3.87 (km)
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Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Stratford House, 25 Mill Lane, Ryhill, Wakefield, WF4 2AL
Distance: 0.27 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Rockingham House, Wakefield Road, Fitzwilliam, Pontefract, WF9 5AJ
Distance: 2.83 (km)
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Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 157 Midland Road, Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 4BY
Distance: 3.01 (km)
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1 Plimsoll Street

Address: 1 Plimsoll Street, Hemsworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 4JZ
Distance: 3.94 (km)
Directions from Birch Close to 1 Plimsoll Street
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Havercroft Library

Cow Lane, Havercroft, Wakefield, WF42BE
Telephone: 01226 722 152
Distance: 0.21 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Close to Havercroft Library

Kinsley and Fitzwilliam Library and Community Centre

Wakefield Road, Kinsley, Pontefract, WF95BP
Telephone: 01977 610 931
Distance: 2.82 Kilometres
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Directions from Birch Close to Kinsley and Fitzwilliam Library and Community Centre

Royston Library & Lifelong Learning Centre

Station Road, Royston, Barnsley, S714EP
Telephone: 01226 787222
Distance: 3.58 Kilometres
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Hemsworth Library

Market Street, Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF94JY
Telephone: 01977 722 270
Distance: 3.98 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Fitzwilliam Station is 2.9 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Fitzwilliam

Fitzwilliam station is operated by Northern in the Hemsworth area on the Doncaster - Leeds stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adwick • Bentley (S. Yorks) • Bolton-On-Dearne • Doncaster • Goldthorpe • Leeds • Meadowhall • Moorthorpe • Outwood • Rotherham Central • Sandal And Agbrigg • Sheffield • South Elmsall • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thurnscoe • Wakefield Westgate

Streethouse Station is 6.3 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Streethouse

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

Sandal And Agbrigg Station is 6.59 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close to Sandal And Agbrigg

Sandal And Agbrigg station is operated by Northern in the Hemsworth area on the Doncaster - Leeds stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Adwick • Bentley (S. Yorks) • Bolton-On-Dearne • Doncaster • Fitzwilliam • Goldthorpe • Leeds • Meadowhall • Moorthorpe • Outwood • Rotherham Central • Sheffield • South Elmsall • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thurnscoe • Wakefield Westgate

Featherstone Station is 7.49 Kilometers away

Directions from Birch Close 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

Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 30.72 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 32.07 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Leeds Bradford International Airport
East Midlands Airport is 88.29 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to East Midlands Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 99.02 Kilometers away Directions from Birch Close to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birch Close is approximately 5.09 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J39/A636 - 8.37 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J38/A637 - 9.34 Km Away
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Junction: M62 J31/A655 - 9.92 Km Away
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Junction: M1 J37/A628 - 10.42 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda

Asda, The Lane, Royston, S71 4BP
Distance: 2.99 Kilometres
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Sainsbury's

Sainsburys Local, High Gate Way, Shafton, S72 8WB
Distance: 3.09 Kilometres
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Sainsburys

Sainsburys Local, High Gate Way, Shafton, S72 8WB125-127 Midland Road, Royston, S71 4PX
Distance: 3.11 Kilometres
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Co-operative

Co Operative Stores, High Street, Royston, S71 4RF
Distance: 3.87 Kilometres
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Rabbit Ings Country Park
Distance: 2.16 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Anglers Country Park
Distance: 2.65 (km)
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Historic House

Attraction Name: Nostell Priory
Distance: 3.46 (km)
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Country Park

Attraction Name: Fitzwilliam Country Park
Distance: 3.8 (km)
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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 Crofton, Ryhill and Walton Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Hemsworth
The Member of Parliament is Jon Trickett
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In the 2017 General Election Jon Trickett won with a majority of 10174 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 71870
Within the area of Havercroft with Cold Hiendley Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011771
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 040A
Average Age : 46.85
Population: 1301.00
Male Population: 604.00 (46.43%)
Female Population: 697.00 (53.57%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 19 (1.46%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Wakefield Rural, Wood Street, Wakefield, WKF, WF1 2HJ, Wakefield, 101
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams: Crofton, Ryhill & Walton NPT, Wakefield Rural NPT and Wakefield South NPT

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Email Police
Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
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Recent Crime in the Area

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Violent-crime8
Other-theft4
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Burglary5
Criminal-damage-arson3
Public-order1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birch Close

OS Reference: 438933, 413868
OS Grid Reference: SE389139
Latitude and Longitude: 53.619669139643, -1.4113445299531
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 21.4287 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birch Close

Map Number: 111
Map Name: Sheffield & Doncaster
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Wakefield
West Yorkshire
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