Scholars' Gate by Redrow Homes

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The New Heritage Collection at Scholars Gate introduces traditionally styled new family homes with real character but designed and specified to suite today's demanding lifestyles.

Situated close to Wakefield town centre with its array of shopping and leisure facilities.

Scholars Gate, Wakefield puts you right at the heart of all that the North of England has to offer, from excellent motorway commuter links, to top quality sports, from arts and crafts to the stunning scenery of the Peak District National Park and Yorkshire Moors.

What’s more, there’s never been a better time to move to Wakefield, as millions of pounds worth of investment have brought the city up to the highest standards, enhancing the ancient markets, developing the waterside and creating contemporary shopping and leisure facilities that return Wakefield to its rightful place as one of the north’s most vibrant and exciting cities.



Ruskin Avenue, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, WF1 2BG

Opening hours

Open daily 10am – 5.30pm

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

Wakefield Trinity leads the way for local sports, with a highly competitive rugby league side. Cricket lovers can watch both country and international cricket at nearby Headingly in Leeds, the home of Yorkshire, while top quality football can be found in Leeds, Bradford and the surrounding towns.

Lightwaves Leisure Centre boasts a wide range of activities, including a fun pool with slide, while Denhale Active Recreation is home to a comprehensive selection of sports clubs and fitness classes. Golf can be found locally at Normanton, Lofthouse Hill and the City of Wakefield golf clubs, while for those looking for something a little different, Sno!Zone in nearby Castleford has a full 170m slope of real snow, as well as learner slopes and other activities.

Local Shopping

There has been considerable investment in Wakefield city centre, with new developments such as Trinity Walk and Wakefield Waterfront offing a wide choice of shops and stores. The development is also well served by supermarkets, with Coop, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons stores all within a few minutes drive.

The cosmopolitan shops of Leeds are well worth a visit, with a choice of large shopping malls and independent stores to satisfy every taste and budget, while excellent designer savings can be made at J32 Designer Outlet Village, just a short drive along the M62.


The development is well served by primary schools, with a choice of four within just half a mile. Wakefield also offers an excellent selection of secondary education, including independent schools such as Silcoats School and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School.


Local doctors can be found at Wrenthorpe Health Centre on Wrenthorpe Road, WF2 0LR (call 01924 360879) with dentists at Wrenthorpe Dental Care, Wrenthorpe Lane, WF2 0NL (call 01924 362913).

Transport Links

Wakefield is perfectly placed for commuting across the North of England, with the M1 junction 41 just a few minutes from the development, leading to the M62 junction 29, which connects you to Leeds, Manchester and beyond, as well as to the M1 and the South.

Outwood Station, within easy reach of Ruskin Avenue, has rapid trains into Leeds in under 15 minutes, with onward connections to a host of major cities, including Manchester in an hour, or York in under 40 mins. Leeds Brandford Airport is also within easy reach of Ruskin Park just 20 miles to the North.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Outwood (0.8 miles)
National Train Station logo Wakefield Westgate (1.5 miles)
National Train Station logo Wakefield Kirkgate (2.0 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

About Developer

Established more than 40 years, Redrow is one of the country’s largest and most respected housebuilders, with a reputation for quality and innovation. With developments across England and Wales and a strong emphasis on high quality family housing, Redrow is equally at home building small, exclusive developments in prime locations as large-scale regeneration projects featuring homes, office space, shops and community and leisure facilities.

Redrow builds homes for everyone; from starter homes to luxury villas and iconic glass towers in central London, all with the same superior craftsmanship and exacting attention to detail. Inside, Redrow homes feature the modern interiors and high quality brands that its customers expect.

The company has won numerous awards over the years including the Gold Award for Best Large Housebuilder at the WhatHouse?

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