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House Of Fraser Huddersfield: Underneath you are able to check out a map of House of Fraser Huddersfield revealing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is situated between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be reached via the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Employ the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) features bottom right of the map, if it isn't showing properly.

House Of Fraser Huddersfield Map: On this page you are able to view a map of House of Fraser Huddersfield showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be reached via the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: A historic and huge market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Huddersfield today is the United Kingdom's 11th largest town, boasting a population of close to 168,000. The town is placed midway between Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles north-east of Manchester and is 191 miles away from London.

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

Huddersfield is a mainly industrial area, well known over the centuries for the manufacture of chemicals, wool, sheet metal, textiles and electric motors. The town was the scene of considerable unrest and violence at the time of the Industrial Revolution when a group called the Luddites, scared of losing their jobs on account of ever increasing mechanization, damaged mills and their machines and even went to the extreme of killing mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Regardless of the predominance or industry and manufacturing the biggest employer in Huddersfield at present is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been settled for upwards of 4,000 years, beginning 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 late Bronze Age or early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack (Outlane). Huddersfied was documented in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was referred to as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long tradition of sporting excellence and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which happened at Huddersfield's George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when twenty two clubs broke away from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). Also in 1895 the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their soccer team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded soon after in 1908 and is currently in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (1-0 against Preston North End) and were the first English club to win three successive league titles in the 1920's.

The town has been the birthplace of several well known Huddersfield including athlete Derek Ibbotson, cricketer and footballer Chris Balderstone, movie actor 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 grid ref is: SE145165.

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