Castleford (kăs´əlfərd), town (1991 pop. 39,308), Wakefield metropolitan district, central England, at the junction of the Aire and Calder rivers. It is a suburb of Leeds. Chartered in 1955, Castleford has bottleworks, chemical works, and collieries. The site of an ancient Roman town lies within its borders.
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