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Direct Golf Huddersfield: Below you can look at a map of Direct Golf Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield can be found on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be reached from the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Utilize the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) features on the map, if you can't see what you need.

Direct Golf Huddersfield Map: Here it is possible to check out a map of Direct Golf Huddersfield revealing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is located on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be reached from the M62 motorway, it is around 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Short Guide: A very large and historic market town situated in the English county of West Yorkshire, In the United Kingdom, Huddersfield today is the United Kingdom's 11th largest town, housing a population of approximately 168,000 (2017). The town of Huddersfield is placed roughly midway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and is some 190 miles from London.

Huddersfield is within the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest settlement in that borough. It stands in the valleys of 2 rivers, the Holme and Colne and the confluence of these two rivers is to the south of the town near the University.

Huddersfield is a mostly industrial town, renowned over the centuries for the production and manufacture of textiles, sheet metal, wool, electric motors and chemicals. The town was the scene of much unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when a group of textile workers known as the Luddites, in fear of losing their jobs owing to more and more mechanization, wrecked machinery and mills and in some cases even murdered textile mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Despite the predominance or industry and manufacturing the largest employer in Huddersfield at present is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been settled for upwards of four thousand years, beginning with Neolithic man and advancing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. 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 documented in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a proud sporting tradition and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which took place at Huddersfield's George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when twenty two clubs split from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). Also in 1895 the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded some years later in 1908 and is presently in the Premier League (2017), they were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End 1-0) and 3 successive league titles.

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

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

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