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Clear Sky

Minimum Temperature: 14°C (57°F)
Wind Direction: Westerly

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History of Brighouse

History of Brighouse
  • council: Calderdale
  • population: 32,360
  • phone code: 01484
  • postcode area: HD6
  • county: West Yorkshire
  • twin Towns: Lüdenscheid - Germany

Brighouse is extremely well placed for industry and commerce with its centre approximately one mile from the M62 corridor.

Today is best known for its thriving town centre containing over 170 businesses with a high percentage of that business being concerned with retailing.

The shops combine high street names with many single proprietor establishments that offer a wide choice to the discerning customer, offering in addition to general retailing, specialist suppliers of electrical goods, furniture suppliers and food.

Next time you're in the mood for a spot of shopping, why not pop over to Brighouse and discover what this popular shopping mecca has to offer. In Brighouse there are good bus connections and a new train network, there are a number of famous high street banks and building societies and lots to offer both for everyday shopping commodities and for those in search of a special gift.

The main shopping area includes an assortment of traditional small shops, specialist outlets selling everything from pet food to distinctive furniture, kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms. Parking is quick and easy with lots of on-street spaces and a canal-side pay and display car park to accommodate visitors.

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