When you move to your new home, why not take a look at the bus services in this area. We believe you will be surprised with the quality and level of service on local routes.
Silkwood Gate benefits from a comprehensive network of bus services offering regular links to destinations including Wakefield, Ossett, White Rose Centre, Leeds City Centre, Dewsbury, Mirfield, Cleckheaton, Bradford and Halifax.
Services 117 and the Max 268A stop on Dewsbury Road directly outside Silkwood Gate. Several more services stop just a short walk away; service 102 stops on Broadway and the 102, 119 and 120 stop on Waterton Road.
Timetables for each service can be found to the right, whilst a map illustrating the route of all bus services within Wakefield can be found within the links below.
Once in Wakefield, take advantage of the FreeCityBus
Metro’s freecitybus links key locations around Wakefield city centre including Westgate train station, Kirkgate train station, the bus station, shops and retail parks.
The service also serves The Hepworth Gallery at Wakefield Waterfront between 0930 and 1500, Monday to Saturday. Further information can be found by clicking here
As a new resident at Silkwood Gate you could claim a free annual MetroCard, providing free travel on local bus and rail services for a year. Each household is able to cliam either a free MetroCard OR a free bike.
The easiest way to plan a journey by public transport is to use the Metro online journey planner. Simply enter your journey start and end points and the times you wish to travel, and the online tool will do the rest.