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Gringos Huddersfield: Here you are able to view a map of Gringos Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield is found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed from the M62 motorway, it is roughly 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Click the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) functions bottom right of this map, if you can't see what you need.

Gringos Huddersfield Map: Here you'll be able to check out a map of Gringos Huddersfield revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Huddersfield is situated on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be most easily accessed via the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Quick Guide: A huge and historic market town situated in the English county of West Yorkshire, UK, Huddersfield is currently the United Kingdom's 11th largest town, being home to a population of just over 168,000. Huddersfield is positioned midway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and is approximately 190 miles driving distance from London.

Huddersfield is included in the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest town in the borough. It lies in the valleys of the River Holme and the River Colne and the confluence of these two rivers is just to the south of the town near the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a predominantly industrial area, widely known over the years for the production and manufacture of chemicals, electric motors, textiles, wool and sheet metal. Huddersfield was the scene of much unrest during the Industrial Revolution when the Luddites, fearing the loss of their livelihood owing to ever increasing mechanisation, demolished weaving machinery and mills and even attacked and murdered textile mill owners. In spite of the predominance or manufacturing the biggest employer in the town at present is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been the site of settlements for upwards of four thousand years, starting with Neolithic man and advancing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack (Outlane) and a hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was called Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

Huddersfield has a long tradition of sporting excellence and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which occurred at Huddersfield's George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when twenty two clubs broke away from the RFU in a bitter row over players being paid. Also in that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded soon after in 1908 and is at present in the Premier League (2017), they were winners of the FA Cup in 1922 and were also famous for winning three league titles on the trot.

The area has been the birthplace of various well known Huddersfield including James Mason, Derek Ibbotson, Chris Balderstone and Harold Wilson (PM).

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

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