Allerton, West Yorkshire

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Allerton
Allerton is located in West Yorkshire
Allerton
Allerton
 Allerton shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE1134
Metropolitan borough City of Bradford
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRADFORD
Postcode district BD15
Dialling code 01274
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Bradford West
List of places
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England
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Coordinates: 53°48′N 1°50′W / 53.80°N 01.83°W / 53.80; -01.83

Allerton is a former village in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, now increasingly part of the Bradford conurbation.[1]

Chellow Dene is a local beauty spot at the north of Allerton . It is a wooded valley with two Victorian reservoirs, and is a haven for local wildlife.[1]

Seabrook Potato Crisps was founded in Allerton in 1949.[2] The company's Allerton factory closed in 2004, production moving to the company's Princeville site, also in Bradford.[3]

Notable Allertonians[edit]

  • Dean Cavanagh, (born 1966) writer for screen, film and theater
  • Nicky Evans, (born 1979) actor appearing as Roy Glover in Emmerdale and Shane Maguire in Shameless
  • Kimberley Walsh, (born 1981) singer from all girl band 'Girls Aloud'


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Allerton". Eagle Media Publishing Limited. Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  2. ^ "CAC". 
  3. ^ Watson, Elaine (2007-07-01). "Crispy business". Food Manufacture. Retrieved 2009-11-28. 

Allerton was recorded in the Domesday Book as Wilsden-cum-Allerton. The local residents of the suburb pronounce it Ollerton 'Ol' rather than 'Al'.


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