Cambridge Hotel Huddersfield

Cambridge Hotel Huddersfield: Underneath you'll be able to see a map of Cambridge Hotel Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is roughly three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Use the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) functions on the map, if you are unable to see what you need.

Cambridge Hotel Huddersfield Map: Above you may look at a map of Cambridge Hotel Huddersfield showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is positioned on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is roughly three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

About Huddersfield: A huge and historic market town situated in the county of West Yorkshire, England, in the United Kingdom, Huddersfield is currently the eleventh largest town in the UK, boasting a population of about 168,000. The town is positioned halfway between the cities of Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles north-east of Manchester and it is about 190 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is included in the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest settlement in that borough. Huddersfield stands in the valleys of 2 rivers, the River Holme and the River Colne and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town near the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a mainly industrial area, widely known over the centuries for the manufacturing of textiles, chemicals, sheet metal, electric motors and wool. Huddersfield was the scene of much violence and unrest during the Industrial Revolution when a group known as the Luddites, faced with losing their jobs as a consequence of increased mechanization, destroyed mills and weaving machinery and even attacked and killed textile mill owners. Despite the predominance or industry the biggest employer in the town today is the University.

Huddersfield has been the site of settlements for more than four thousand years, starting with Neolithic man and progressing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, an Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack Lane (Outlane). Huddersfied was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was referred to as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

Huddersfield has a proud tradition of sporting excellence and is where Rugby League was born, which took place at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs broke away from the RFU. Also in that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded in 1908 and presently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they were winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and were the first English club to win 3 successive league titles in the 1920's.

The Huddersfield area has been the birthplace of several famous Huddersfield such as Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer), athlete Derek Ibbotson, James Mason and former PM Harold Wilson.

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

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

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