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The Warehouse Huddersfield: Below you'll be able to see a map of the Warehouse Huddersfield revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England UK. Huddersfield is located between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily accessed from the M62 motorway, it is about three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Make use of the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) buttons on the map, if you can't see what you need.

The Warehouse Huddersfield Map: Above it is possible to view a map of the Warehouse Huddersfield revealing 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 via the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Quick Guide: A huge and historic market town situated in the county of West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is presently the United Kingdom's eleventh largest town, housing a population of close to 168,000. The town is placed about midway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and is some 190 miles distance from London.

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

Huddersfield is a mainly industrial area, well known over the years for the manufacture of sheet metal, textiles, wool, electric motors and chemicals. Huddersfield was the scene of some unrest during the Industrial Revolution when a group of weavers known as the Luddites, in fear of losing their jobs due to increased mechanization, demolished mills and their machines and in some cases even attacked and killed textile mill owners. In spite of the predominance or industry the biggest employer in Huddersfield these days is the University.

Huddersfield has been settled for upwards of 4,000 years, starting with Neolithic man and proceeding through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack (Outlane) and a late Bronze Age or early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was noted in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was identified as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

Huddersfield has a long sporting tradition and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which occurred at the George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU. Also in 1895 the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded 13 years later in 1908 and is at present in the Premier League (2017), they won the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End 1-0) and also won 3 successive league titles in the 1920's.

The area has been the birthplace of various notable Huddersfield including former PM Harold Wilson, Chris Balderstone, James Mason and Derek Ibbotson.

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

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

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