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Perrys Huddersfield: Beneath you are able to see a map of Perrys Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield can be found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily reached by way of the M62 motorway, it is roughly 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Use the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) features on this map, if you need a clearer view.

Perrys Huddersfield Map: Here you may see a map of Perrys Huddersfield showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is situated on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be easily accessed via the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: A historic and huge market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, In the United Kingdom, Huddersfield at the current time is the eleventh largest town in the United Kingdom, housing a population of somewhere near 168,000. The town of Huddersfield is placed about midway between Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles north-east of Manchester and it is 190 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is included in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest urban area in that borough. It stands in the valleys of the River Holme and the River Colne and the confluence of these two rivers is just to the south of the town adjacent to the University.

Huddersfield is a mainly industrial town, renowned over the years for the manufacture of textiles, sheet metal, chemicals, electric motors and wool. It was the scene of some violent unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when Luddites, fearful of losing their jobs because of increasing mechanisation, destroyed machinery and mills and even went as far as attacking and murdering mill owners. In spite of the predominance or manufacturing and industry the largest employer in the town at present is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been the site of settlements for upwards of 4,000 years, starting 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 Lane (Outlane). Huddersfied was mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long tradition with regards to sports and is where Rugby League was born, which happened at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU in a dispute over the payment of players. Also in that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded soon after in 1908 and currently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 and also won three successive league titles.

Huddersfield has been the birthplace of several well known Huddersfield such as Derek Ibbotson, James Mason, Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer) and Harold Wilson.

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

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