Sports Shops in Huddersfield

Sports Shops in Huddersfield: Below you can view a map of sports shops in Huddersfield displaying locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed via the M62 motorway, it is approximately three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Employ the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) functions on the map, if you need a better view.

Sports Shops in Huddersfield Map: Here you'll be able to see a map of sports shops in Huddersfield showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be reached by way of the M62 motorway, it is around 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Brief Guide: A historic and large market town situated in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is currently the UK's 11th largest town, boasting a population of about 168,000. Huddersfield is positioned roughly midway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and it is 191 miles away from London.

Huddersfield is within the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the most populous town in this borough. It stands in the valleys of the rivers Colne and Holme and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town close to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a primarily industrial town, widely known over the years for the manufacture of chemicals, textiles, wool, sheet metal and electric motors. Huddersfield was the scene of significant violence and unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when Luddites, faced with losing their livelihood as a consequence of increasing mechanization, wrecked machines and mills and even went to the extreme of attacking and murdering mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Regardless of the predominance or manufacturing and industry the biggest employer in Huddersfield these days is the University.

Huddersfield has been the site of settlements for upwards of four thousand years, starting 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 Roman fort at Slack (near Outlane) and an Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was identified as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a proud sporting tradition and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which happened at Huddersfield's George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when twenty two clubs broke away from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). The same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded a few years later in 1908 and at present holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End) and also won three successive league titles (1923-1926).

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

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

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

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