The Prince of Wales Hospice provides palliative care and support for
patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. 
General Enquiries
Telephone:      01977 708868           
Data Protections and Information Requests
Telephone:      01977 708868  
Fundraising team
Telephone: 01977 781477        
Clinical Advice line 24/7:
Telephone: 01977 781456 
All our services are provided in line with the National Council of Palliative Care’s definition of specialist palliative care.

How to find us?

Halfpenny Lane, 
West Yorkshire

By car

From M62 junction 32, take the A639 exit to Pontefract. Follow the road 1 mile to the second set of traffic lights. Turn right into Halfpenny Lane. The Hospice is at the end of the road.

By bus

The 410 from Leeds bus station goes to Pontefract bus station.
The 177 from Pontefract or Castleford bus station,  and the 144 from Castleford bus station, go to Halfpenny Lane.

By train

There are three stations in Pontefract. The nearest is Pontefract Tanshelf, which is 15 minutes walk from the Hospice. You can get a direct train to Pontefract Tanshelf from Wakefield station.

Comments, compliments & complaints

We strive to provide the best possible experience for our patients, families, visitors and supporters. As a result, we welcome your comments on any aspect of our care, facilities or fundraising.

If you want to comment in writing you can:
  • email to; 
  • pass a card or note to a member of staff;
  • pick up a Comments, compliments & complaints leaflet from the Hospice.
For more information, you can download our Comments, compliments & complaints leaflet here
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