Soccer City Huddersfield

Soccer City Huddersfield: Below you can look at a map of Soccer City Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. Huddersfield is situated on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Use the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) functions on this map, if you are unable to see what you need.

Soccer City Huddersfield Map: Above you can view a map of Soccer City Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Huddersfield can be found between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily reached from the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

About Huddersfield: A historic and huge market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, UK, Huddersfield is at present the UK's eleventh largest town (not including cities), housing a population of around 168,000 (2017). The town is placed halfway between 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 from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre of the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest urban settlement in that borough. It stands in the valleys of the River Holme and the River Colne and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town near to the University.

Huddersfield is a chiefly industrial town, well known over the years for the production of electric motors, sheet metal, textiles, wool and chemicals. It was the scene of much unrest during the Industrial Revolution when Luddites, faced with losing their livelihood as a consequence of greater mechanization, destroyed mills and their machines and even murdered textile mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Regardless of the predominance or industry and manufacturing the largest employer in the town today is the University.

The area has been settled for more than 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 late Bronze Age or early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack (Outlane). Huddersfied was documented in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was referred to as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a proud tradition with regards to sports and is where Rugby League was born, which came into being at Huddersfield's George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). In that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded in 1908 and currently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and were the first English club to win 3 successive league titles (1923-1926).

The area has been the birthplace of various well known Huddersfield including athlete Derek Ibbotson, Harold Wilson (PM), movie actor James Mason and Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer).

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

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

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