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Metro Inns Huddersfield: Beneath you may view a map of Metro Inns Huddersfield showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield can be found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily reached from the M62 motorway, it is just over 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Click on the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) features bottom right of this map, if you need to get more details.

Metro Inns Huddersfield Map: On this page you'll be able to check out a map of Metro Inns Huddersfield revealing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is located between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed via the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Brief Guide: A historic and large market town situated in the English county of West Yorkshire, In the United Kingdom, Huddersfield today is the UK's 11th largest town, having a population of somewhere near 168,000. The town is positioned halfway between Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles south-west of Leeds and 28 miles north-east of Manchester and it is some 191 miles from London.

Huddersfield is part of the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest settlement in the borough. Huddersfield lies in the valleys of the River Holme and the River Colne and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town close to the University.

Huddersfield is a primarily industrial town, renowned over the years for the manufacturing of electric motors, textiles, sheet metal, wool and chemicals. It was the scene of some violent unrest during the Industrial Revolution when a group known as the Luddites, fearful of losing their livelihood as a result of ever increasing mechanization, destroyed mills and machinery and in some cases even killed mill owners. Despite the predominance or industry and manufacturing the largest employer in the town nowadays is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been settled for upwards of 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 Lane (Outlane). Huddersfied was noted 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 happened at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on the 29th August 1895, when twenty two clubs split from the RFU in a dispute over the payment of players. In the same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their soccer team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded soon after in 1908 and is presently in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield were winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (1-0 against Preston North End) and 3 successive league titles (1923-1926).

Huddersfield has been the birthplace of a number of famous Huddersfield such as Chris Balderstone, former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, James Mason and Derek Ibbotson.

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

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