Pontefract Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4JF 


Springfield, off Pontefract Road, Castleford is a purpose-built development of 31 one-bedroom apartments, set in attractive gardens. 

All our apartments have been designed with over 60s in mind, having been modernised throughout to create a relaxing and comfortable environment. 

Conveniently located close to Castleford town centre, Springfield is just a walk or bus ride from supermarkets, local shops, pubs, clubs, churches, hairdressers, a fish and chip shop, chemists, butcher and a variety of sandwich shops. 

At Springfield our apartments include an open plan, modern kitchen and living room, as well as a wet room with a shower. The properties benefit District Heating. 

WDH's Care Link emergency contact system is wired into each home ensuring access to assistance 24 hours a day. 

All apartments are linked to a fire alarm which is tested regularly. 

Local amenities 

There is a doctors' surgery on Smawthorne Lane and the Carlton Lanes Shopping Centre is within walking distance. There is a regular bus service to Pontefract and Knottingley from the bus stops on Pontefract Road and Ferrybridge Road. 


Across all our schemes we like to help create a strong sense of community, and we do this by supporting like-minded people to establish a programme of regular activities.  

Some of our schemes enjoy bingo, attend coffee mornings, or take part in other social activities. 


Springfield has been designed to accommodate a wide range of people’s needs. As well as handrails, it has a lift and disabled access. 


At Springfield, support is available when you need it. With an experienced Community Support Worker and our Care Link system installed in every home as standard, residents can live with the peace of mind that in the event of an emergency, support can be summoned immediately. Residents will receive the same service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year round from WDH. Residents can also tailor the support they receive to suit them, just speak to your Community Support Worker about what suits you and your lifestyle. 


We know that your security is a priority, and that’s why entry to Springfield is controlled by fob access. We also operate security cameras around the scheme. 


Springfield benefits from a wide range of on-site facilities for you and your family’s convenience. These include: 

  • A lounge 

  • A laundry room 

  • A spa room 

  • A quiet lounge with computer access 

  • A guest room 

  • A scooter storage room 

  • Gardens with outside seating areas