Jul 29th 2020

Guide to living in Brighouse and surrounding areas

Brighouse has the postcode area of HD6 and is within the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, West Yorkshire. Calderdale takes its name from the dale of the River Calder, which runs through Brighouse town centre.

Brighouse Transport Links

With great transport links to Huddersfield, Leeds, Manchester and London Kings Cross on the Calder Valley rail line and the motorway network only 5 minutes away, this is a great central location.

Schools in Brighouse

Brighouse has over 20 schools across the Borough, catering for children of all ages, ranging from nursery age through to 6th form students.  Brighouse High school in Hove Edge Crossley Heath in Halifax are in the top 3 High schools in the area.

Shopping in Brighouse

The Pot Shop with over 250 items to choose from and paint, catering for parties and organisations. 

Local supermarkets in the centre include Tesco, Sainsburys and Lidl.

If you enjoy food and drink, then Brighouse has it all.  From the amazing Royal Delhi, Brooks or Meze restaurants, there is something for all tastes.  Along with a variety of pubs selling everything from wine to real ale, Ventures has live music most Sundays and the famous Villain Bar sells cocktails and of course we have a Wetherspoons – The Richard Oastler.

Things to do locally

In Halifax you will find the amazing Eureka Museum for Children, Shibden Park, Halifax Victoria Theatre and the Bradford Alhambra is only 20 minutes’ drive away.  There are a number of coffee shops across the area, including Ey Up Puddin in Northowram and Bluebells Deli in Hove Edge.  The Piece Hall is in Halifax with an array of activities and shops – visit their website

Brighouse has Wellholme Park, which hosts the annual summer gala. The thriving town centre is host to a number of markets throughout the calendar year, including the 1940’s, Christmas and summer markets.

Estate agents in Brighouse

There are a number of agents in Brighouse, however McField Residential pride itself on being the only 5* rated agent on Google.  Our family team would be delighted to help you with your sale, purchase or rental.  Either pop into our Bailiff Bridge office or contact the team through our website or 01484 556030.

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