Banks in Huddersfield

Banks in Huddersfield: Beneath you'll be able to check out a map of banks in Huddersfield featuring locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield is situated between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be reached from the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Make use of the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) buttons bottom right of this map, if you want a clearer view.

Banks in Huddersfield Map: Here you can view a map of banks in Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England UK. Huddersfield is positioned on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed via the M62 motorway, it is about 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Potted Guide: A historic and huge market town situated in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is presently the UK's 11th largest town (not including cities), having a population in excess of 168,000. Huddersfield is positioned about midway between the cities of Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles south-west of Leeds and 28 miles north-east of Manchester and it is some 190 miles driving distance from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre for the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest town in that borough. Huddersfield stands in the valleys of the rivers Holme and Colne and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town adjacent to the University.

Huddersfield is a mainly industrial town, recognized over the years for the manufacture and production of wool, textiles, chemicals, electric motors and sheet metal. The town was the scene of some unrest during the Industrial Revolution when a group of textile workers called the Luddites, fearing the loss of their jobs as a result of greater mechanization, demolished machines and mills and in some cases even attacked and murdered textile mill owners. Despite the predominance or manufacturing and industry the largest employer in Huddersfield nowadays is the University.

Huddersfield has been settled for upwards of four thousand years, starting with Neolithic man and moving on through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack (Outlane) and a late Bronze Age or early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was called Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

Huddersfield has a proud tradition with regards to sports and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which happened at Huddersfield's George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU in a row over payments to players. In the same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their soccer team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded 13 years later in 1908 and is at present in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town were the winners of the FA Cup in 1922 and 3 successive league titles in the 1920's.

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

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

Some of the towns and villages that are close to Huddersfield include: Outlane, Newsome, Moldgreen, Kirkheaton, Farnley Tyas, Hillhouse, Southgate, Elland, Almondbury, Birkby, Oakes Marsh, Longwood, Marsh, Blackmoorfoot, Kirkburton, Tandem, Lockwood, Lindley, Honley, Highburton, Milnsbridge, Paddock, Deighton, Slaithwaite, Brighouse, Holywell Green, Mirfield, Armitage Bridge, Fartown, Brackenhall, Golcar, Berry Brow, South Crosland, Primrose Hill, Barkisland, Crossland Moor, Ainley Top, Linthwaite, Dewsbury, Fenay Bridge, Waterloo.

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