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Rainsborough Park by Gleeson Homes (East & West Yorkshire)

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Rainsborough Park

Rainsborough Park is a development of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes situated in Knottingley, 2 miles from Pontefract. With amenities close by, this development is an ideal place for people of all generations to live and is located with easy access to the A645, A162, M62 and A1 for travel across the region.

These new homes enjoy excellent transport links with the surrounding area. Knottingley Train Station is less than 1 mile away with regular rail services to Wakefield and Leeds. There is also a regular bus service from Knottingley to Pontefract and Wakefield.

One of the nearest primary schools is Simpsons Lane Academy which is located less than a mile from Rainsborough Park and achieved a ‘good’ in its latest Ofsted report. There is also a selection of secondary schools within travelling distance of the development.

In addition to the variety of local amenities in Knottingley, the vibrant centre of Pontefract offers a range of facilities including high- street shops along with pubs, food outlets and supermarkets. Nearby “Junction 32 Shopping Village” is also home to a variety of high-street names. The surrounding area boasts cinemas, theatres, museums, clubs, bars and restaurants, plus Pontefract Race Course and Pontefract Castle. There are also extensive recreational facilities including leisure and sports centres like Xscape Leisure complex with its snow slope, bowling alley and surf simulator.



Pontefract Road, Ferrybridge, Knottingley, WF11

Opening hours

Sales Office Open Thursday to Monday 10am to 5pm

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

Rainsborough Park is ideally located close to the A1M and M62 Interchange, making it the perfect location for those who work in neighbouring Leeds, Wakefield or Pontefract.

Local Shopping

Closer to home the centre of Knottingley is less than one mile from Rainsborough Park & features high street banks, local shops, a Morrisons store, restaurants & takeouts.


The development is surrounded by good schools with Simpson Lane Academy Primary School oppoiste the site and De Lacy Academy (formally Knottingley High School) 1.2 miles away.

Transport Links

Knottingley Railway Station is also less than one mile away and offers regular services to Leeds, Wakefield via Pontefract & Goole.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Knottingley (0.4 miles)
National Train Station logo Pontefract Monkhill (1.6 miles)
National Train Station logo Pontefract Baghill (1.7 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Driving directions

From Pontefract head northwest on Baxtergate toward Horsefair continue on to Finkle Street

Slight right to Northgate and turn left on to northbailey gate turn left on to South Bailey gate/A645 turn right onto Spurriers Avenue turn right onto cotterill road and 1st right on to Rainsborough Avenue

From Castleford Head for A656 Pontefract Road take 1st left at roundabout onto Holywell Lane B/61136 Turn right on Arglye Road and left to Doncaster Road to Ferrybridge A645


About Developer

Why Choose Gleeson...
Gleeson has a strong house building reputation built over many generations for quality design and care.

Regeneration... Putting new life into areas with a strong consideration for the local community and affordability.

Traditional... Family homes with modern features and materials, most with their own drives and gardens.

House types... A wide mix of house types from one to four bedrooms, providing balanced communities and homes which local people can afford to buy.

First time buyers... Gleeson build a wide range of specialist homes for the first time buyer.

Incentives... Responsible schemes to assist the purchaser whether first or second time buyers, make Gleeson homes affordable for as many people as possible.

Pricing... In most locations Gleeson provide better value than their competitors.

Layout... Careful layout and thoughtful design avoiding high rise and apartment building wherever possible.

Specification... Excellent specification and personal choices for kitchens, bathrooms and flooring. Building a great product at a realistic price.

Staff... Gleeson staff are well trained to help you through every aspect of your purchase and provide excellent aftercare when you move in.

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Contact us about Rainsborough Park

Call us on 01977 325001 or fill in the contact form below.

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