Crofton is located three miles to the south-east of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Close to the M1, A1 and M62 motorways, it is 25-minute drive to Leeds, 30-minute drive to Sheffield, 60-minute drive to Manchester and 60-minute drive to Hull.
Crofton is served by four grocery stores (Sainsburys Local and Premier Crofton Express on the High Street, Spar at Ashdene Avenue and Premier Food & Wine on Santingley Lane) three pubs (Royal Oak and Goose & Cowslip/Lord of the Manor on the High Street and Cock & Crown on the Doncaster Road (two former pubs, The Crofton Arms and Windmill Inn have been converted into Indian restaurants whilst former pub The Slipper has been converted into flats)) a working men’s club and three post offices (located inside Premier Crofton Express and Premier Food & Wine on the High Street, and SHELL Redbeck services on the Doncaster Road) as well as Redbeck Motel, Mambo Café and a range of takeaways serving Italian, Chinese and Indian cuisine and fish & chips.
As part of the council’s operations we have now received monies from WMDC to be spent on ‘green spaces’ around the village. This funding can be difficult to obtain, and therefore, as we make decisions on how to allocate it, we want to offer residents of Crofton the...