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Screwfix Huddersfield: Below you may see a map of Screwfix Huddersfield revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England UK. Huddersfield is found on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be easily accessed via the M62 motorway, it is about 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Click the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) functions on this map, if you need to get more detail.

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About Huddersfield: A historic and large market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is currently the eleventh largest town in the UK, boasting a population in excess of 168,000 (2017). Huddersfield is positioned about midway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and it is approximately 191 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is included in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the most populous town in that borough. Huddersfield sits in the valleys of 2 rivers, the Colne and Holme and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town beside the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a primarily industrial town, widely known over the centuries for the manufacture of chemicals, textiles, sheet metal, electric motors and wool. The town was the scene of much violence and unrest during the Industrial Revolution when a group called the Luddites, afraid of losing their livelihood on account of the threat of mechanisation, wrecked machinery and mills and even attacked and murdered mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Regardless of the predominance or manufacturing and industry the biggest employer in Huddersfield at present is the University.

The area has been the site of settlements for over four thousand years, beginning with Neolithic man and progressing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. 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 mentioned in the Domesday Book (compiled in 1086) where it was referred to as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The town has a proud tradition of sporting excellence and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which occurred at the George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs broke away from the RFU. In the same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded in 1908 and presently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town won the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End) and also won three successive league titles.

The town has been the birthplace of various famous Huddersfield such as movie actor James Mason, Derek Ibbotson, Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer) and former PM Harold Wilson.

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

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