Dudley Hill

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Coordinates: 53°46′21″N 1°43′12″W / 53.772584°N 1.719918°W / 53.772584; -1.719918

Dudley Hill
Dudley Hill is located in West Yorkshire
Dudley Hill
Dudley Hill
 Dudley Hill shown within West Yorkshire
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 BD4
Dialling code 01274
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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Dudley Hill is a village in the borough of City of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

History[edit]

Dudley Hill had its own railway station although it is closed now.

In 1911 Britain's first trolleybus service commenced operation between Laisterdyke and Dudley Hill.[1][2] The service stopped in 1972,[1] the last trolleybus service in the UK.

Landmarks[edit]

Dudley Hill has a police station, call centre, post office and a medical centre. There is also a wide range of independently owned shops, a pub, Iceland, Wynsors World of Shoes, Poundstretcher, Pet City, Superdrug, a Gala Bingo, and a range of takeaways.

Education[edit]

Dudley Hill has a primary school and a high school situated on Tong Street.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gould, Peter. "General History: The Trolleybus in Britain 1911-1972". Local Transport History. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Community Info Provided by Bradford Online". Bradford online. Retrieved 15 December 2009.