The traditional market town of Pontefract is only a short journey away from Prince’s Gate, where you’ll find supermarkets such as Tesco and Morrisons, as well as shops, restaurants and pubs.
You won’t be short of things to do if you’re living at the development, with the Xscape leisure complex being nearby. Here, you’ll find an indoor snow slope, bowling alley, cinema, and a wide range of restaurants. Neighbouring Xscape is Junction 32 Shopping Outlet, home to world-renowned designer brands and the perfect place for a day of retail therapy.
The much-loved Diggerland theme park is ten minutes up the road, while there are also lots of green open spaces nearby, including Pontefract Park, Pontefract Park Lake and Pontefract Valley Gardens.
Keen golfers will be pleased to learn that Pontefract & District Golf Club is just a six-minute drive away.
There is an excellent selection of schools near Prince’s Gate, including Pontefract Halfpenny Lane and St Giles’s primaries, both of which are rated good by Ofsted. The King’s School and Featherstone Academy secondary schools are also close-by.
Prince’s Gate is ideal for commuting, with the M621 and M62 connecting to Leeds, Wakefield and Hull. The A1(M) is only two miles away via the A639, connecting to York to the north and Doncaster to the south.
Pontefract Monkhill train station is also nearby, running regular services to Leeds, Wakefield and Sheffield.