Allerton, West Yorkshire

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Allerton
Chellow Dene lower reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 37348.jpg
Chellow Dene Lower Reservoir
Allerton is located in West Yorkshire
Allerton
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Allerton shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE1134
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
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
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°48′N 1°50′W / 53.80°N 01.83°W / 53.80; -01.83Coordinates: 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]

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

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]

Governance[edit]

Allerton has been within the boundaries of the City of Bradford metropolitan borough since 1974 as part of the Thornton and Allerton electoral ward.[4] It falls within the parliamentary constituency of Bradford West.[5]

Notable people[edit]

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. 
  4. ^ "Thornton and Allerton ward" (PDF). bradford.gov.uk. Bradford Council. March 2016. p. 1. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "Elections 2015". Bradford Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 

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