Hospitals in Huddersfield

Hospitals in Huddersfield: Down the page you'll be able to check out a map of hospitals in Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England UK. Huddersfield is found between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is about 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 the map, if you can't see what you need.

Hospitals in Huddersfield Map: Here you may see a map of hospitals in Huddersfield revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Huddersfield can be found on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed via the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Potted History: A large and historic market town situated in the county of West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Huddersfield today is the UK's eleventh largest town, housing a population of around 168,000. Huddersfield is positioned halfway between Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and it is about 190 miles driving distance from London.

Huddersfield is part of the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest town in the borough. Huddersfield stands in the valleys of the rivers Holme and Colne and these two rivers meet to the south of the town adjacent to the University.

Huddersfield is a chiefly industrial area, recognized over the years for the production and manufacture of textiles, wool, chemicals, electric motors and sheet metal. Huddersfield was the scene of much unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when the Luddites, faced with losing their livelihood because of increased mechanisation, demolished mills and machinery and even attacked textile mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Regardless of the predominance or manufacturing and industry the largest employer in the town today is the University.

The area has been the site of settlements for more than 4,000 years, beginning with Neolithic man and proceeding 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 (near Outlane). Huddersfied was mentioned in the Domesday Book (compiled in 1086) where it was identified as Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long tradition of sporting excellence and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which came into being at Huddersfield's George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs split from the Rugby Football Union in a row over players being paid. In that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded some years later in 1908 and presently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 and also won 3 successive league titles.

The area has been the birthplace of quite a few famous Huddersfield such as athlete Derek Ibbotson, Chris Balderstone, James Mason and Harold Wilson (PM).

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

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

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