Overview for Brighouse Wood Lane, BRIGHOUSE, HD6 2AL

Introduction

Brighouse is a town within the metropolitan borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England. Historically within the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is situated on the River Calder, 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Halifax. It is served by Junction 25 of the M62 motorway and Brighouse railway station on the Caldervale Line and Huddersfield Line. In the town centre is a mooring basin on the Calder and Hebble Navigation. The United Kingdom Census 2001 gave the Brighouse / Rastrick subdivision of the West Yorkshire Urban Area a population of 32,360. The Brighouse ward of Calderdale Council gave a population of 11,195 at the 2011 Census. Brighouse has a HD6 postcode.

The name Brighouse (or "Bridge House") originates from a building on (or close to) the bridge over the River Calder. In its early history, it was a hamlet of the nearby village of Rastrick.

Brighouse is twinned with Lüdenscheid in Germany, the link beginning with an exchange by Brighouse Children's Theatre in 1950 followed by a civic twinning charter in 1960.

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Summary for Brighouse Wood Lane, BRIGHOUSE, HD6 2AL

Yorkshire and The Humber
This postcode is in the
Brighouse
within
Calderdale
Rural/Urban
Major conurbation   ?

Roadworks near HD6 2AL

Today's roadworks within 3 miles
Planned
17
In Progress
54
Completed
14
Cancelled
3

Road Safety near HD6 2AL

Details of personal injury accidents in and around Brighouse Wood Lane, HD6 2AL that have been reported to West Yorkshire Police over the past 20 years.

Traffic Levels near HD6 2AL

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Police

This area is policed by West Yorkshire Police.

West Yorkshire Police split their policing area into 21 separate neighbourhoods and this postcode is in the Calderdale Valleys neighbourhood.

West Yorkshire Police

Calderdale Valleys Neighbourhood Crime

Top 3 Categories

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Violent Crime
Mar 2024
388
Feb 2024
348
Anti-social Behaviour
Mar 2024
114
Feb 2024
59
Criminal Damage/Arson
Mar 2024
70
Feb 2024
79

Member of UK Parliament

This postcode is in the Calder Valley parliamentary constituency.

Calder Valley is a constituency in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The seat has been held by Craig Whittaker (Conservative) since May 2010.

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Most Recent House Sales for Brighouse Wood Lane, HD6 2AL

2 FRYERGATE BRIGHOUSE WOOD LANE, HD6 2AL
25 Sep 2020
£401,000
14 BRIGHOUSE WOOD LANE, HD6 2AL
5 Oct 2018
£173,500
2 FRYERGATE BRIGHOUSE WOOD LANE, HD6 2AL
28 Aug 2018
£270,000
10 BRIGHOUSE WOOD LANE, HD6 2AL
26 Mar 2018
£477,186

Local Petrol Station Prices

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Diesel Standard (B7)
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Diesel Super (B7)
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Coordinates for HD6 2AL

Latitude
53.70452
Longitude
-1.789436

Residents at HD6 2AL

Households
17
Male
17
Female
16
People per Household
1.94

Sunrise and Sunset at HD6 2AL

Sunrise
04:50
Sunset
21:17

Traffic Emission and Congestion Zones

HD6 2AL is not covered by a Traffic Emission or Congestion Zone

Historical Weather Summary

Clear7.97%
Cloudy66.90%
Rain9.06%
Windy15.02%
Other1.05%

Population

Calderdale
210,000

Deprivation Index

22.6 England
The lower the score (out of 100),
the more deprived the postcode

Average Energy Performance

Domestic Certificates

Companies Registered at HD6 2AL

Active
3
Inactive
0

Postcode Details for HD6 2AL

Introduced
1 Jan 1980

Recent Updates

3 May 2024
Police and Crime data updated for March 2024
2 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (England and Wales) updated March 2024
2 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (Scotland) updated January to March 2024
1 May 2024
Sold House Price data updated for March 2024
18 Apr 2024
Added Traffic Camera Views from Traffic Scotland to Roadworks within Scotland
15 Apr 2024
Schools Data updated for April 2024
10 Apr 2024
Companies Data updated for March 2024
7 Apr 2024
New option to receive automatic updates to roadworks that affect you

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