Bolton and Undercliffe

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Bolton and Undercliffe
Bolton and Undercliffe is located in West Yorkshire
Bolton and Undercliffe
Bolton and Undercliffe
 Bolton and Undercliffe shown within West Yorkshire
Population 15,507 
OS grid reference SE175350
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 BD2
Dialling code 01274
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Bradford East
List of places

Coordinates: 53°49′N 1°44′W / 53.81°N 1.73°W / 53.81; -1.73

Bolton and Undercliffe is an electoral ward in the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, England.

Bolton and Undercliffe covers the area east of Bradford Beck, between Shipley & Wrose to the north and central Bradford to the south. It is a largely urban area.

Bolton and Undercliffe
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2004 Boundaries of Bolton and Undercliffe Ward
1st: Cllr Tracey Leeming (Liberal Democrats (UK))
2nd: Cllr Howard Middleton (Liberal Democrats (UK))
3rd: Cllr David Gray (Liberal Democrats (UK))

Place-name meanings[edit]

Bolton is similar to Bolton, Greater Manchester in meaning; its name is from Old English bothl/boōl-tun "village with buildings". The name was recorded as Boltetone in 1186.

Undercliffe means "below the cliff", referring to a village below a hill-spur. The name was recorded as Indreclif in 1038.

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