Bishops Croft

Postcode: WF2 6GU

Bishops Croft is a street in the settlement of Wakefield which is within the electoral area of Wakefield South Ward in the administration area of Wakefield District Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Bishops Croft is located 159.56 miles North from the centre of London, 10.53 miles South from the centre of Leeds, 16.86 miles North West from the centre of Doncaster and 18.58 miles North from the centre of Sheffield.

Road Name:Bishops Croft
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Bishops Croft

WF2 6GU
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Bishops Croft is approximately 25.3173 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 46 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Bishops Croft is a river called Bull Bridge Dike which is approximately 1.30841 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Bishops Croft is approximately 46 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

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

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 19.5
Median Speed: 21.5
Maximum Speed: 23.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 14
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bishops Croft

3 Bishops Croft
Sale Price: £242,500
Sale Date: 07/12/2015
4 Bishops Croft
Sale Price: £205,000
Sale Date: 29/11/2013
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Sandal Castle VA Community Primary School

Distance: 0.51 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 575
Address: Barnsley Road, Sandal, WF2 6AS
Telephone: 01924303525
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Croft to Sandal Castle VA Community Primary School

St Thomas a Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy

Distance: 1.05 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 675
Address: Barnsley Road, Sandal, WF2 6EQ
Telephone: 01924303545
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Croft to St Thomas a Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy

Kettlethorpe High School, A Specialist Maths and Computing College

Distance: 1.13 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1470
Address: Kettlethorpe Hall Drive, Standbridge Lane, WF2 7EL
Telephone: 01924303510
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Croft to Kettlethorpe High School, A Specialist Maths and Computing College

Walton Primary Academy

Distance: 1.62 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 348
Address: The Grove, Walton, WF2 6LD
Telephone: 01924255960
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bishops Croft to Walton Primary 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: 4.57 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft 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: 5.27 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Fieldhead, Wakefield

Priory Hospital Dewsbury

Address: York Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 01924 436140
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Distance: 9.74 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Priory Hospital Dewsbury

Barnsley Hospital

Address: Pogmoor Road, Barnsley, S75 2EP,
NHS Sector
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01226 730000
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Distance: 10.4 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Barnsley Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Chapelthorpe

Address: Chapelthorpe Medical Ctr, Standbridge Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7GP
Telephone: 01924 669080
Distance: 1.69 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Chapelthorpe

Maybush Medical Centre

Address: Maybush Medical Centre, Belle Isle Health Park, Portobello Road, Wakefield, WF1 5PN
Telephone: 0844 4773029
Distance: 2.13 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Maybush Medical Centre

Almshouse

Address: The Almshouse Surgery, Trinity M.c.,thornhill St, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1PG
Telephone: 01924 784104
Distance: 3.23 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Almshouse

Grove

Address: The Grove Surgery, Trinity Medical Centre, Thornhill Street, Wakefield, WF1 1PG
Telephone: 01924 784101
Distance: 3.23 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Grove
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Sandal Dental Care

Address: Sandal Health Centre, Asdale Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7JE
Distance: 0.85 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Sandal Dental Care

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 102 High Street, Crigglestone, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 3EF
Distance: 3.18 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 39 - 41 Peterson Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4DU
Distance: 3.43 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Dental Surgery

5 Queen Street

Address: 5 Queen Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1JR
Distance: 3.55 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to 5 Queen Street
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Walton Library

The Grove, Shay Lane, Walton, Wakefield, WF26LD
Telephone: 01924 303 340
Distance: 1.63 Kilometres
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Sandal Library

Sparable Lane, Sandal, Wakefield, WF15LJ
Telephone: 01924 303 355
Distance: 1.81 Kilometres
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Kettlethorpe Library

Community Centre, Standbridge Lane Kettlethorpe, Wakefield, WF27NW
Telephone: 01924 303 375
Distance: 2.02 Kilometres
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Wakefield Drury Lane Library

Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF12TE
Telephone: 01924 305 376
Distance: 3.64 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Sandal And Agbrigg Station is 1.3 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Croft 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

Streethouse Station is 6.19 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Croft 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 6.77 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Croft 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

Outwood Station is 7.29 Kilometers away

Directions from Bishops Croft to Outwood

Outwood station is operated by Northern in the Morley and Outwood 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 • Rotherham Central • Sandal And Agbrigg • Sheffield • South Elmsall • Swinton (South Yorkshire) • Thurnscoe • Wakefield Westgate

Airports

Nearest Airports

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 26.75 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Croft to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 36.57 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Croft to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Manchester Airport is 61.27 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Croft to Manchester Airport
Humberside Airport is 75.24 Kilometers away Directions from Bishops Croft to Humberside Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Transporter Bridge South Side is 104.9 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 105.07 Kilometers away
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Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 149.03 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 149.6 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bishops Croft is approximately 1.80 miles from the M1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M1 J39/A636 - 2.92 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Croft to M1 J39/A636
Junction: M1 J40/A638 - 5.86 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Croft to M1 J40/A638
Junction: M1 J38/A637 - 6.99 Km Away
Directions from Bishops Croft to M1 J38/A637
Junction: M1 J41/A650 - 7.86 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Aldi Stores Limited

Asdale Road, Wakefield, WF2 7JE
Distance: 0.85 Kilometres
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Asda Stores Limited

Asdale Road, Wakefield, WF2 7EQ
Distance: 1.14 Kilometres
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Tesco

187 Barnsley Road, Wakefield, WF1 5NU
Distance: 1.72 Kilometres
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Sainsburys

Ings Road, Wakefield, WF1 1RS
Distance: 3.08 Kilometres
Directions from Bishops Croft to Sainsburys

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Castle

Attraction Name: Sandal Castle (Remains of)
Distance: 0.74 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Sandal Castle (Remains of)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Sandal Castle
Distance: 1.09 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Sandal Castle

Country Park

Attraction Name: Pugneys Country Park
Distance: 1.36 (km)
Directions from Bishops Croft to Pugneys Country Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Newmillerdam Country Park
Distance: 2.37 (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 Wakefield South Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Hemsworth
The Member of Parliament is Trickett, Jon
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01011948
Ons Area Name:Wakefield 033D
Average Age : 47.23
Population: 1590.00
Male Population: 771.00 (48.49%)
Female Population: 819.00 (51.51%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 4 (0.25%)
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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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting10
Criminal-damage-arson10
Public-order3
Violent-crime11
Burglary5
Other-theft9
Other-crime2
Vehicle-crime3
Possession-of-weapons2
Robbery1
Bicycle-theft2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bishops Croft

OS Reference: 434171, 417348
OS Grid Reference: SE342173
Latitude and Longitude: 53.65128290346, -1.482958775018
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 25.3173 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bishops Croft

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