Pictures of Huddersfield
This town has connections to the wool trade that stretch back over several centuries. Wool was spun and woven as a cottage industry until the 18th-century when textile mills took over. This brought renewed wealth and stability to the area and Huddersfield began to flourish. The opening of the rail line in 1847 was a huge advantage to Huddersfield, goods manufactered here were more easily transported to other parts of the country.
Huddersfield was very much a town of towering chimney stacks that echoed the work of the mills, some which still exist. Today it is also a town of commerce and there are chemical and engineering works here.
The town has many fine buildings and these include; The Victorian Railway Station built in 1847, the Market Hall built in 1870, the lovely old church of St.Peter's built 1838 and the Cloth Hall built as a centre for the cloth industry in 1776. Tolson Memorial Hall and the Art Gallery that exhibits a fine collection of paintings including some by L.S.Lowry are also well worth a visit. Worthy of note is the fact that the handsome Town Hall which dates 19th-century is the home of the internationally renowned Huddersfield Choral Society.
Huddersfield is a lively and interesting town that offers a rich cultural experience. It has good restaurants, inns and public houses, cinema's, night clubs, good sporting facilities and excellent shopping.
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Hotels & Accommodation in Huddersfield
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Lux Aparts Huddersfield Central
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Lux Aparts Huddersfield Central offers accommodation in Huddersfield. Galpharm Stadium is 1 km away. All units feature a flat-screen TV. There is a seating and/or dining area in some units....
More info and book online.. Price from £89.00
Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
Situated in the centre of Huddersfield, the family-run Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel features a bar, free Wi-Fi, and free overnight private parking....
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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
Kirkgate Residence offers accommodation in Huddersfield. University of Huddersfield is 300 metres from the property. The accommodation is fitted with a cable flat-screen TV. All units include a kitch...
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Crystal Suites Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.4 miles, 0.7 km)
Situated in Huddersfield, this apartment is 400 metres from University of Huddersfield. The unit is 500 metres from Huddersfield Library, and guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking availabl...
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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.6 miles, 1.0 km)
Located a 15-minute walk from central Huddersfield, The Ashfield Hotel offers modern, en suite rooms and private on-site parking. Greenhead Park is also a 5-minute walk away. Free Wi-Fi is available i...
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Cherry Croft Holiday Home
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.7 miles, 1.1 km)
Offering free WiFi and a garden, Cherry Croft Holiday Homes is set in Huddersfield, 1.2 km from Huddersfield Magistrates Court. Huddersfield Library is 1.4 km away. Free private parking is available o...
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Set 600 metres from Galpharm Stadium and 1.4 km from Huddersfield Library, Huddersfield Apartments offers accommodation in Huddersfield. The property is 1.4 km from Huddersfield Magistrates Court and ...
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|Huddersfield Station||(0.4 miles, 0.7 km)|
|Lockwood Station||(0.9 miles, 1.5 km)|
|M62 Junction 24||(2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction NW)|
|M62 Junction 23||(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction NW)|
|Leeds Bradford International Airport||(15.9 miles, 25.6 km, direction N)|
|Sheffield City Airport||(24.1 miles, 38.7 km, direction SE)|
|Huddersfield to London||(163.4 miles, 263.0 km, direction SE)|