Metro Inn Huddersfield

Metro Inn Huddersfield: On this page you are able to see a map of Metro Inn Huddersfield showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is positioned on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be reached from the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Click on the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) features on this map, if you need to get more detail.

Metro Inn Huddersfield Map: Above it is possible to see a map of Metro Inn Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield can be found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed via the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

About Huddersfield: A historic and large market town situated in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is currently the United Kingdom's 11th largest town, being home to a population of just over 168,000 (2017). The town of Huddersfield is placed about halfway between the cities of Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles south-west of Leeds and 28 miles north-east of Manchester and is 191 miles away from London.

Huddersfield is part of the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the biggest town in the borough. Huddersfield sits in the valleys of 2 rivers, the River Holme and the River Colne and these two rivers meet to the south of the town near the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a chiefly industrial town, widely known over the centuries for the manufacture of wool, textiles, chemicals, electric motors and sheet metal. The town was the scene of significant unrest and violence during the Industrial Revolution when Luddites, faced with losing their livelihood because of ever increasing mechanisation, damaged weaving machinery and mills and in some cases even attacked and murdered textile mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Regardless of the predominance or manufacturing the largest employer in Huddersfield at present is the University.

The Huddersfield 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 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 recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long sporting tradition and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which came into being at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs broke away from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). In the same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their football club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded a few years later in 1908 and at present holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End) and 3 successive league titles.

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

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.

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