A large town with a popular market, Huddersfield is located in the borough of Kirklees in the county of Yorkshire. The town lies between Leeds and Manchester, where the River Colne and Holme meet. Huddersfield has a number of medieval structures still standing, reflecting a fascinating reflection of the area’s history and heritage. The Victoria Tower on Castle Hill and Huddersfield Town Hall are both major landmarks in the area. The Pack Horse Centre is a vibrant shopping area in the town that retains its old world charm. Beaumont Park, on the other hand, is a unique combination of modern structures with Victorian architecture.
C&J Antich, Cummins Turbo Technologies and Huddersfield Fine Worsteds are some of the renowned companies that have their manufacturing facilities in Huddersfield. Pennine Radio, Trojan Plastics, and Syngenta AG, Sellers and James Crowther also have commercial operations in the town. Huddersfield has its fair share of advertising agencies, accounting and financial service firms, building companies, marketing consultants, insurance agents, lawyers, graphic designers and website developers, many of which have executive suites in town.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Huddersfield is a popular entertainment hotspot with places like Huddersfield Town Hall offering shows to theatre fans. Lawrence Batley Theatre runs a number of live music performances as well as performing arts events while Ravensknowle Park has been known to host many open air concerts. Eating out in Huddersfield allows you to taste different kinds of food from many countries including Mediterranean cuisine at Casa Colina, Spanish food at Meson Le Pepa and Thai food at Thai Sakon. There is also a wide selection of traditional English cuisine at Erics, while Botafogo Brazilian Grill serves up delicacies from the Samba nation.
The M1 and M62 motorways offer connectivity to Huddersfield’s drivers. Major roads including the A62 to Leeds, A641 to Bradford and A629 to Halifax also pass through town. Leeds Bradford International Airport is the biggest airport around Huddersfield while Huddersfield railway station connects to destinations including Manchester, Leeds and Wakefield via the Huddersfield Line.