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An unofficial guide to the town, its amenities, facilities and businesses; includes maps, photos, statistics and a history.
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Quick Facts :

» Name originates from a building close to the bridge over the river Calder.
» Links to Leeds, Manchester and Halifax. (View quick map)
» Home of the world famous Brighouse and Rastrick Band.
» Second largest town in calderdale.
»Population of around 32,198 people.

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Brighouse Town Centre

We aim to give you an up-to-date guide about Brighouse. It includes Travel information, hotel reviews, pubs, school information, maps and even local weather for the area. All our authors live with close range of the town and have local knowledge of the area. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Brighouse is situated just off the M62 on junction 25. The town is extremely well placed with links to other large towns such as Halifax and Huddersfield. Manchester and Leeds are just 30 minutes and 15 minutes away respectively. The town has developed well and last year it was announced that house prices raised more than any other place in the country.

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The town center is home to over 170 business with many high street shops including, Boots, Superdrug and Wilkinsons. It also includes several traditional shops selling anything from special cheeses to pet supplies.

Parking is easy with many parking places available everyday, so if you are in the area why not visit for an afternoon out?

For more information please email us, or use the contact form.


Brighouse in the News

Local News from the local newspaper, the Brighouse Echo.

Casa hotel owners make appeal

Owners of the Casa Hotel have lodged an appeal to the Secretary of State over the refusal of planning permission for its extension and the enforcement notice issued by Calderdale Council to remove it. The appeal will be determined on the basis of an inquiry. Anyone wishing to make comments, or modify/withdraw previous representation, can visit or email

Brighouse car fire ‘was deliberate’

Firefighters were called to a deliberate car fire in Brighouse last night (Thursday).

Man pleads guilty to Rastrick arson

The court case of a man charged with arson on a Rastrick property has been adjourned for further psychiatric reports.

Man charged after three cars are stolen in Brighouse

A 28-year-old man has been charged with burglary after three high value cars were taken from addresses in Brighouse.

Centre set to lose courses

Specialist courses at the Brighouse Adult Learning Centre (ALC) will be lost after Calderdale Council decided not to renew its lease on the building.


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