Birkwood Avenue

Postcode: WF4 1AE

Birkwood Avenue is a street in the settlement of Sharlston governed by Crofton 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.

Birkwood Avenue is located 159.47 miles North from the centre of London, 10.63 miles South East from the centre of Leeds, 15.2 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 19.65 miles North from the centre of Sheffield.

Road Name:Birkwood Avenue
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Birkwood Avenue

WF4 1AE
Height

Height

The Central point of Birkwood Avenue is approximately 65 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

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

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.2
Median Speed: 6.6
Maximum Speed: 10.5
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 22
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birkwood Avenue

4 Birkwood Avenue
Sale Price: £155,000
Sale Date: 23/09/2016
24 Birkwood Avenue
Sale Price: £149,950
Sale Date: 28/07/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Sharlston Community School (3-11): With Visual Impairment Resource

Distance: 0.71 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 244
Address: Hammer Lane, Sharlston Common, WF4 1DH
Telephone: 01924863044
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Sharlston Community School (3-11): With Visual Impairment Resource

The Priory Centre

Distance: 0.89 Kilometers
Type: Pupil Referral Unit
Phase: PRU
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 16
Address: Pontefract Road, Crofton, WF4 1LL
Telephone: 01924862232
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to The Priory Centre

Crofton Junior School

Distance: 1.23 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 235
Address: Slack Lane, Crofton, WF4 1HJ
Telephone: 01924303905
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Crofton Junior School

Crofton Academy

Distance: 1.26 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1006
Address: High Street, Crofton, WF4 1NF
Telephone: 01924862985
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Crofton Academy
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

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: 5.58 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Pinderfields Hospital

Fieldhead, Wakefield

Address: Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP,
NHS Sector
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01924 327000
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Distance: 6.17 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Fieldhead, Wakefield

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: 6.65 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Castleford, Normanton and District Hospital, Wakefield

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: 7.66 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Pontefract Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Crofton and Sharlston Med Prac

Address: Crofton/sharlston M/pract, Slack Lane, Crofton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1HJ
Telephone: 01924 862621
Distance: 1.23 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Crofton and Sharlston Med Prac

Newland Surgery

Address: Newland Surgery, Newland Lane, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1QD
Telephone: 01924 220256
Distance: 3.3 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Newland Surgery

Community Dermatology Service

Address: Millennium Court, 60 Queen Street, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 2BU
Telephone: 01924 898784
Distance: 3.61 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Community Dermatology Service

Queen Street

Address: Queen Street Surgery, 60 Queen Street, Normanton, WF6 2BU
Telephone: 01924 893277
Distance: 3.61 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Queen Street
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

R S Nicholson's Dental Surgery

Address: R S Nicholson's Dental Surgery, 27 High Street, Crofton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1NF
Distance: 1.26 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to R S Nicholson's Dental Surgery

Cheethams Dental Surgery

Address: Cheethams Dental Surgery, 21 High Street, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 2AD
Distance: 3.79 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Cheethams Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Kings Medical Centre, King Edward Street, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 2AZ
Distance: 3.88 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 11 Station Lane, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5BE
Distance: 3.94 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Crofton Library

High Street, Wakefield, WF41NF
Telephone: 01924 303 960
Distance: 1.26 Kilometres
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Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Crofton Library

Walton Library

The Grove, Shay Lane, Walton, Wakefield, WF26LD
Telephone: 01924 303 340
Distance: 3.49 Kilometres
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Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Walton Library

Normanton Library

Martin Frobisher Library and Environment Centre, Market Street, Normanton, WF62AR
Telephone: 01924 302 525
Distance: 3.75 Kilometres
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Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Normanton Library

Featherstone Library

Victoria Street, Off Station Lane Featherstone, Featherstone, WF75BB
Telephone: 01977 722 745
Distance: 4.05 Kilometres
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Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Featherstone Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Streethouse Station is 1.59 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkwood Avenue 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

Normanton Station is 3.89 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Normanton

Normanton 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: • Alfreton • Barnsley • Castleford • Chapeltown • Chesterfield • Darnall • Darton • Dronfield • Elsecar • Gainsborough Lea Road • Kiveton Bridge • Kiveton Park • Langley Mill • Leeds • Lincoln Central • Meadowhall • Nottingham • Saxilby • Sheffield • Shireoaks • Wakefield Kirkgate • Wombwell • Woodhouse • Woodlesford • Worksop

Featherstone Station is 4.11 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkwood 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

Sandal And Agbrigg Station is 4.27 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkwood Avenue 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 27.64 Kilometers away Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 33.76 Kilometers away Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
East Midlands Airport is 93.39 Kilometers away Directions from Birkwood Avenue to East Midlands Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 93.92 Kilometers away Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birkwood Avenue is approximately 2.97 miles from the M62

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M62 J31/A655 - 4.96 Km Away
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to M62 J31/A655
Junction: M62 J32/A639 - 7.36 Km Away
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to M62 J32/A639
Junction: M62 J30/A642 - 7.47 Km Away
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to M62 J30/A642
Junction: M1 J39/A636 - 7.57 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Supermarket Ltd

69 High Street, Crofton, Wakefield, WF4 1NG
Distance: 1.36 Kilometres
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Sainsburys Supermarket Ltd

Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

66 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Normanton, WF6 1JG
Distance: 2.59 Kilometres
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

Saga

3 Exchange Street, Normanton, WF6 2AA
Distance: 3.73 Kilometres
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Asda Stores Limited

High Street, Normanton, WF6 2AL
Distance: 3.83 Kilometres
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Asda Stores Limited

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Country Park

Attraction Name: Anglers Country Park
Distance: 3.13 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Anglers Country Park

Historic House

Attraction Name: Nostell Priory
Distance: 3.37 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Nostell Priory

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Hepworth Wakefield
Distance: 3.51 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to The Hepworth Wakefield

Museum

Attraction Name: Glissing Centre, Wakefield Museum
Distance: 4.2 (km)
Directions from Birkwood Avenue to Glissing Centre, Wakefield Museum

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 Crofton Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011817
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 024E
Average Age : 38.66
Population: 1332.00
Male Population: 649.00 (48.72%)
Female Population: 683.00 (51.28%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 36 (2.7%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Normanton and Featherstone, Sessions House Yard, Pontefract, WKF, WF8 1BN, Wakefield, 01924 295453
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams: Featherstone NPT and Normanton NPT

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Email Police
Telephone: 01924 295453
Policing Links:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Criminal-damage-arson5
Violent-crime13
Other-crime3
Other-theft5
1
Vehicle-crime2
Burglary2
Public-order3
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birkwood Avenue

OS Reference: 438636, 418967
OS Grid Reference: SE386190
Latitude and Longitude: 53.66552492098, -1.4152011313744
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 20.587 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birkwood Avenue

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