Veterinary Surgeries in Huddersfield

Veterinary Surgeries in Huddersfield: Below it is possible to view a map of veterinary surgeries in Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is positioned between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed from the M62 motorway, it is around 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Make use of the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) functions on this map, if it isn't displaying correctly.

Veterinary Surgeries in Huddersfield Map: Here you may view a map of veterinary surgeries in Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield is positioned between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be reached via the M62 motorway, it is just over 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Quick Guide: A very large and historic market town situated in the county of West Yorkshire, England, in the UK, Huddersfield is presently the United Kingdom's eleventh largest town (not including cities), having a population of approximately 168,000 (2017). The town of Huddersfield is placed about halfway between Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles south-west of Leeds and 28 miles north-east of Manchester and is some 190 miles away from London.

Huddersfield is within the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the biggest town in this borough. Huddersfield stands in the valleys of the River Holme and the River Colne and these two rivers meet to the south of the town beside the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a predominantly industrial area, widely known over the centuries for the manufacture of chemicals, textiles, wool, electric motors and sheet metal. The town was the scene of much unrest and violence during the Industrial Revolution when a group called the Luddites, fearing the loss of their jobs as a result of ever increasing mechanization, wrecked mills and their machines and even went to the extreme of murdering textile mill owners. Regardless of the predominance or industry and manufacturing the largest employer in the town nowadays is the University.

The area has been the site of settlements for over 4,000 years, starting with Neolithic man and advancing 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 Lane (Outlane) and an Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was listed in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was called Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

Huddersfield has a proud tradition in relation to sports and is where Rugby League was born, which happened at Huddersfield's George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when twenty two clubs broke away from the Rugby Football Union in a disagreement over payments to players. In the same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded some years later in 1908 and currently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End) and also won 3 successive league titles in the 1920's.

The town has been the birthplace of many noteworthy Huddersfield such as footballer and cricketer Chris Balderstone, former PM Harold Wilson, James Mason and Derek Ibbotson (athlete).

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

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

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