Huddersfield Train Station

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Huddersfield Train Station Map: On this page you can see a map of Huddersfield train station showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield can be found on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed from the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Short Guide: A historic and large market town situated in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is presently the eleventh largest town in the United Kingdom, being home to a population of somewhere near 168,000. Huddersfield is positioned roughly halfway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and it is 191 miles away from London.

Huddersfield is part of the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest settlement in this borough. Huddersfield sits in the valleys of the rivers Holme and Colne and these two rivers meet to the south of the town near the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a largely industrial town, renowned over the years for the manufacture of textiles, sheet metal, wool, electric motors and chemicals. Huddersfield was the scene of considerable unrest during the Industrial Revolution when a group called the Luddites, in fear of losing their jobs on account of ever increasing mechanisation, demolished machines and mills and in some cases even attacked and killed mill owners. Regardless of the predominance or industry and manufacturing the largest employer in the town these days is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been settled for more than 4,000 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 an early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was listed in the Domesday Book (written in 1086) where it was called Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long tradition in relation to sport and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which happened at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). In that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded 13 years later in 1908 and is at present in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town were winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (1-0 against Preston North End) and were the first English club to win 3 successive league titles (1923-26).

The Huddersfield area has been the birthplace of several prominent Huddersfield including Derek Ibbotson (athlete), Chris Balderstone, Hollywood actor 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 towns and villages that are adjacent to Huddersfield are: Paddock, Armitage Bridge, Tandem, Holywell Green, Barkisland, Berry Brow, Lockwood, Waterloo, Elland, Honley, South Crosland, Brighouse, Crossland Moor, Linthwaite, Moldgreen, Brackenhall, Kirkheaton, Marsh, Mirfield, Milnsbridge, Outlane, Highburton, Almondbury, Fartown, Farnley Tyas, Oakes Marsh, Lindley, Birkby, Deighton, Southgate, Newsome, Kirkburton, Blackmoorfoot, Primrose Hill, Ainley Top, Fenay Bridge, Longwood, Golcar, Slaithwaite, Dewsbury, Hillhouse.

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