WF2 8QF

a mixed residential and non-residential postcode in Wakefield

WF2 8QF Location Map

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6709 / 53°40'15"N

Longitude: -1.5165 / 1°30'59"W

OS Eastings: 432042

OS Northings: 419487

OS Grid: SE320194

Mapcode National: GBR KTVZ.HT

Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.PZ2Q

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by WF2 8QF, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Thornes Road, Wakefield WF2 8QF

Summary

WF2 8QF is a mixed residential and non-residential postcode in Wakefield. It was first introduced in January 1980.

The most common council tax band is C. Estimated residential property values, based on historical transactions and adjusted for inflation, range from £184,866 to £257,980 with an average of £210,752. Housing types are typically semi-detached. None of the houses sold since 1995 have been new builds.

The average commercial rateable value is £252,500. The most common recorded business type is School.

Wakefield is a city, which had a population of 99,251 in the 2011 census.

In the 2011 census, there were 11 people resident in WF2 8QF, of which 6 were male and 5 were female. This also includes overnight visitors at domestic properties, and residents of non-domestic properties such as hotels, prisons and halls of residence.

WF2 8QF is in the Wakefield and Castleford travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Wakefield District Primary Care Trust.

WF2 8QF has a Healthy Living Index of 7/10 (High).

WF2 8QF has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 8/10 (High), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 8/10 (High). Supermarkets near WF2 8QF include Aldi, Asda, Co-Operative Food, Farmfoods, Iceland, Lidl, Morrisons and Sainsbury's. (Source: Open Streetmap)

WF2 8QF is approximately 33m (108ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of WF2 8QF are represented at different levels of local, regional and national government by elected representatives. Where known, these are shown here.

Note: This data is updated approximately monthly, and may not necessarily take account of the results of any elections held recently.

Metropolitan District

Wakefield City Council

Ward

Wakefield West

Councillors

Kevin Swift (Labour)
Hilary Mitchell (Labour)
Michael Graham (Labour)

United Kingdom Parliament

Constituency

Wakefield

MP

Mary Creagh (Labour)

European Parliament

European Region

Yorkshire and the Humber

MEPs

Jane Collins (UKIP)
Linda McAvan (Labour)
Timothy Kirkhope (Conservative)
Amjad Bashir (Conservative)
Richard Corbett (Labour)
Mike Hookem (UKIP)

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability and takeup. This is the most recent data for WF2 8QF.

Overall Broadband Take-Up
Very High
Superfast Broadband Availability
Full
Superfast Broadband Take-Up
Below Average
Average Download Speed (non-Superfast)
4.6MBs
Average Download Speed (Superfast)
30MBs

Broadband statistics for commercial properties are less reliable than for domestic properties, as businesses are more likely to have other forms of Internet access that are not classified as 'Broadband'.

Schools

The most recent Ofsted rankings for schools near WF2 8QF.

Primary

Wakefield the Mount Junior and Infant School

The Mount, Thornes Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8QW

Community School

Ages 4 - 11

Good

Wakefield Lawefield Primary School

Lawefield Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8ST

Community School

Ages 3 - 11

Good

Methodist Voluntary Controlled Junior, Infant and Nursery School: With Communication Resource

Field Lane, Thornes, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7RU

Voluntary Controlled School

Ages 3 - 11

Good

Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

St George's Road, Lupset, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8AA

Community School

Ages 3 - 11

Outstanding

St Michael's CofE Academy

Flanshaw Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 9JA

Academy Sponsor Led

Ages 2 - 11

Good

Secondary

Cathedral Academy

Thornes Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8QF

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 18

Needs improvement

Horbury Academy

Wakefield Road, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5HE

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 16

Good

St Thomas a Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy

Barnsley Road, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6EQ

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 16

Good

Kettlethorpe High School, A Specialist Maths and Computing College

Kettlethorpe Hall Drive, Standbridge Lane, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7EL

Community School

Ages 11 - 16

Good

Wakefield City Academy

Warmfield View, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4SF

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 16

Outstanding

Outwood Grange Academy

Potovens Lane, Outwood, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2PF

Academy Sponsor Led

Ages 11 - 18

Outstanding

Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College

Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 0DG

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 18

Good

Crofton Academy

High Street, Crofton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1NF

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 16

Outstanding

The Freeston Academy

Favell Avenue, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1HZ

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 16

Needs improvement

St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy

Cutsyke Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6BD

Academy Converter

Ages 11 - 18

Good

The overall school grade in this area is high.

Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for WF2 8QF

Output Area
E00060039
Super Output Area, Lower Layer
E01011907
Wakefield 028D
Super Output Area, Middle Layer
E02002465
Wakefield 028
Electoral Ward/Division
E05001463
Wakefield West
Metropolitan District
E08000036
Wakefield City Council
Region
E12000003
Yorkshire and The Humber
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
E14001009
Wakefield
European Electoral Region
E15000003
Yorkshire and the Humber
Primary Care Trust
E16000076
Wakefield District
Strategic Health Authority
E18000003
Yorkshire and the Humber
Pan Strategic Health Authority
E19000001
North, Midlands and the East Programme for IT (NME
Police Force Area
E23000010
Local Learning and Skills Council area
E24000045
West Yorkshire
Travel to Work Area
E30000283
Wakefield and Castleford
Workplace Zone
E33012665
Built-up Area
E34004684
West Yorkshire BUA
Built-up Area sub-division
E35001474
Wakefield BUASD
Local Enterprise Partnership
E37000020
Leeds City Region
Clinical Commissioning Group
E38000190
NHS Wakefield
NHS England Region
E40000001
Non-Civil Parished Area
E43000190
Wakefield, unparished area
Sustainability and Transformation Partnership
E54000005
Cancer Alliance
E56000003
Country
E92000001
England

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