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Seat Huddersfield: On this page it is possible to see a map of Seat Huddersfield featuring locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Huddersfield can be found on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed via the M62 motorway, it is roughly 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Utilize the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) functions on the map, if you need to get more detail.

Seat Huddersfield Map: Above it is possible to view a map of Seat Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is located between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be most easily accessed 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.

Review of Huddersfield: A historic and large market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is at present the United Kingdom's eleventh largest town, housing a population in excess of 168,000. Huddersfield is placed roughly halfway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and it is some 190 miles driving distance from London.

Huddersfield is within the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest urban area in the borough. It sits in the valleys of the River Holme and the River Colne and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town near the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a largely industrial area, well known over the years for the manufacturing of wool, chemicals, textiles, electric motors and sheet metal. It was the scene of much violence and unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when Luddites, faced with losing their livelihood as a consequence of greater mechanisation, damaged mills and weaving machinery and even went as far as attacking and killing mill owners. In spite of the predominance or manufacturing the biggest 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, an Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack (Outlane). Huddersfied was recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was identified as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a proud tradition with regards to sport and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which came into being at the George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs broke away from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). In that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded 13 years later in 1908 and is at present in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town were the 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 in 1924,25 and 26).

The area has been the birthplace of numerous noteworthy Huddersfield including cricketer and footballer Chris Balderstone, Derek Ibbotson (athlete), James Mason and former PM Harold Wilson.

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

Among the list of villages and towns adjacent to Huddersfield are: Berry Brow, Birkby, Highburton, South Crosland, Longwood, Brighouse, Oakes Marsh, Farnley Tyas, Blackmoorfoot, Honley, Linthwaite, Deighton, Dewsbury, Crossland Moor, Primrose Hill, Southgate, Milnsbridge, Fartown, Kirkheaton, Hillhouse, Tandem, Elland, Moldgreen, Armitage Bridge, Outlane, Lockwood, Marsh, Kirkburton, Lindley, Almondbury, Barkisland, Golcar, Ainley Top, Mirfield, Slaithwaite, Waterloo, Newsome, Paddock, Holywell Green, Fenay Bridge, Brackenhall.

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