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B And Q Huddersfield: On this page you are able to view a map of B and Q Huddersfield featuring locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England UK. Huddersfield is situated on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be easily reached by way of the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Use the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) features on the map, if it is not displaying correctly.

B And Q Huddersfield Map: Above you are able to check out a map of B and Q Huddersfield revealing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is located on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed from the M62 motorway, it is about three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: A historic and huge market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, In the United Kingdom, Huddersfield is at present the 11th largest town (not including cities) in the UK, having a population of close to 168,000. The town is positioned midway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and is about 191 miles from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre of the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest urban area in that borough. Huddersfield stands in the valleys of 2 rivers, the River Colne and the River Holme and the confluence of these two rivers is to the south of the town adjacent to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a primarily industrial town, well known over the centuries for the manufacture and production of textiles, sheet metal, chemicals, electric motors and wool. The town was the scene of considerable unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when the Luddites, fearful of losing their livelihood as a result of ever increasing mechanisation, damaged mills and machinery and even went to the extreme of attacking and killing textile mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Despite the predominance or industry and manufacturing the biggest employer in Huddersfield at present is the University.

Huddersfield has been settled for upwards of four thousand years, beginning with Neolithic man and moving on through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack (near Outlane) and a hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was mentioned in the Domesday Book (written in 1086) where it was referred to as Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The town has a long tradition of sporting excellence and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which occurred at Huddersfield's George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs broke away from the RFU in a dispute over the payment of players. Also in that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded later in 1908 and is presently in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield were winners of the FA Cup in 1922 and were also famous for winning 3 successive league titles.

The town has been the birthplace of many famous Huddersfield including athlete Derek Ibbotson, Harold Wilson, James Mason and Chris Balderstone.

The Huddersfield for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 while the phone dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the Ordnance Survey map ref is: SE145165.

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