Useful Area information for HOLLY CLOSE, PONTEFRACT, WF8 2GU

Holly close is in Wakefield in the county of West Yorkshire which resides in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the Pontefract South ward, which is in the constituency of "Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford". This page is a collection of useful information for Holly close, Wakefield, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 4 house sales in WF8 2GU. The most recent was sold for £75,000 on 03 Apr 2019. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £75,000 on 03 Apr 2019 and the lowest has been sold for £52,500 on 28 Jan 2011. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

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Multiple Deprivation Index


Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, WF8 2GU has a score of 4615 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£75,000 on 03 Apr 2019

Most expensive sale

£75,000 on 03 Apr 2019

Least expensive sale

£52,500 on 28 Jan 2011

House prices

Freehold, Terraced house Sold for £75,000 on 03 Apr 2019
Freehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £62,500 on 30 Sep 2016
Freehold, Flat or Maisonette Sold for £60,000 on 18 Mar 2011
Freehold, Terraced house Sold for £52,500 on 28 Jan 2011

Social grade

The figures shown are per-household between the ages of 16-64.

1 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
17 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
16 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
72 - DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 3
Mortgage: 11
Shared Ownership: 7
Council: 84
Social other: 22
Private rented: 3
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 0
Private other: 0
Rent free: 2

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 321 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 4 Black, 2 Mixed.

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Please bear in mind that an individual may hold one or more passports.

No passport: 129
UK: 188
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 8
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 2
Middle East & Asia: 0
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 0
British Overseas: 0


According to the 2011 Census, the UK population claims itself as 87% white. The second largest group are asian 6% and black 3%.

White: 321
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 4
Mixed: 2
Other: 0

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 321 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 4 Black, 2 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 4
Semi-detached : 102
Terraced: 28
Flat: 1
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 0


The UK is mainly a Christian country, with 59% of residents. 25% of the population claim to have no religion. 4% of the population identify themselves as Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian: 180
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 117
Not stated: 30

Income rank

Proportion of the population experiencing deprivation relating to low income


Employment rank

Proportion of the working-age population in an area involuntarily excluded from the labour market


Education skills rank

Lack of attainment skills in local population


Health rank

Risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life


Living environment rank

Measures the quality of the local environment


Income affecting children rank

Proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families


Income affecting older rank

Proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.


Children rank

Attainment of qualifications among children


Adult skill rank

Lack of qualifications in the resident working-age adult population


Geographical barrier rank

Physical proximity of local services


Wider barrier rank

Accessability of housing due to affordability


Indoor rank

Quality of housing


Outdoor rank

E.g. Air quality, road accidents


Crime rank

Risk of personal victimisation



No qualification: 95
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 63
NVQ Level 1: 27
One A level: 22
NVQ Level 2: 28
Apprenticeship: 4
Two plus A level: 9
NVQ Level 3: 10
Degree: 2
NVQ Level 4-5: 4
Professional qualification: 6
Other vocational qualification: 18

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Household size

This data lists the total number of people normally resident within each household.

One: 26
Two: 50
Three: 31
Four: 18
Five: 6
Six: 1
Eight: 0

The median age of this location's residents is 24.0 while the mean age is 28.3578. The most frequent age group is Zero to four. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 53, 5-7 years: 27, 8-9 years: 9, 10-14 years: 23, 16-17 years: 5, 18-19 years: 6, 20-24 years: 39, 25-29 years: 36, 25-29 years: 36, 30-44 years: 53, 45-59 years: 32, 60-64 years: 7, 65-74 years: 14, 75-84 years: 13, 85-89 years: 5.

This location in Pontefract is categorised as Urban city and town.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 60 metres above sea level. Areas at higher altitudes could be more favourable due to the expected rise of sea levels in the not so distant future.

140 had very good health and 7 had very bad in this area.

Room number

This data lists the total number of room each house have.

One: 0
Two: 1
Three: 2
Four: 76
Five: 36
Six: 14
Seven: 2
Eight: 1
Nine: 0

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 71 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 22 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 327
Males: 144
Females: 183


Health is usually influenced by age and the affluence of a neighbourhood, since deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Total: 327
Very good: 140
Good: 115
Fair: 36
Bad: 29
Very bad: 7

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but WF8 2GU is not one of them and it was first introduced on 30 Apr 2010.

Geographically this area resides in -1.288221 longitude and 53.687594 latitude.

If you are interested in getting to know more about the location codes of this area then it might also be valuable that it resides 447104 eastings and 421473 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SE471214. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of WF8 2GU is E08000036 and its county code is E11000019.

Its MSOA code is E02002455, its LSOA code is E01011852, its parish code is E43000190 and its constituency code is E14000836. These codes can come handy when you want to find out more about this location as not all services work with postcode.

Furthermore this area is in a national park.

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Longitude -1.288221
Latitude 53.687594
Easting 447104
Northing 421473
Altitude 60

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by WF8 2GU postal code.


County West Yorkshire
District Wakefield
Ward Pontefract South
Country England
Constituency "Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford"
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
Parish "Wakefield, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E11000019
National Park
Built Up Area Pontefract
Built Up Subdivision Pontefract
Lower Layer Super Output Area Wakefield 018C
Grid Ref SE471214
District Code E08000036
London Zone
LSOA Code E01011852
MSOA Code E02002455
Middle Layer Super Output Area Wakefield 018
Parish Code E43000190
Census Output Area E00059768
Constituency Code E14000836