Your new home, Huddersfield, is a town built on industry and ingenuity. The town’s industrial heritage in textiles and engineering has left its mark with wonderful neoclassical buildings in the centre from Victorian industrialists who helped fuel Huddersfield as a centre of culture and as a major centre for the canals and railways.
Your new build in Huddersfield has access to great arts and leisure. From the many beautiful parks including Greenhead Park and Beaumont Park, through to a thriving arts scene with galleries, theatres and events venues – the Huddersfield Choral Society is one of the most famous choirs in the world. If you love rugby the town’s league team, the Huddersfield Giants, play at the local John Smith’s Stadium, while Huddersfield Town Football Club, was the first to win three consecutive English League titles.
New Homes in Huddersfield
Living in Huddersfield
Great transport links from your new Huddersfield home
Huddersfield is located just below the the M62 offering easy access between Leeds (19 miles) and Manchester (28 miles). From your new house in Huddersfield, the great motorway network across the North makes commutes to the M6 and M60 to the west and the M1 to the east easy. It’s just over 20 miles to Leeds Bradford Airport and 40 miles to Manchester Airport, and you can reach both by train from Huddersfield. The train to Manchester runs every 40 minutes and takes around 28 minutes, while trains to Leeds take under 20 minutes.
Great shopping straight from your new house in Huddersfield
From your new home in Huddersfield you're spoilt for choice with shopping. Head to the Kingsgate Shopping Centre, which has high street brands, a department store and cafés to take a break in, or the Piazza Shopping Centre at the heart of Huddersfield. If you'd like to explore independent shops and their many treasures, head to the atmospheric Victorian Byram Arcade. Near your new build, Huddersfield has a rich market life with both indoor and outdoor markets, second hand markets, carboot sales and Upmarket Sundays with a farmer's market packed with independed producers and artisans.
Local schools direct from your new home in Huddersfield
With a population of over 160,000, it's unsurprising that Huddersfield is spoilt for schools of all types - some within walking distance of your new house in Huddersfield. Independent and SEN schools rub shoulders with faith schools and specialist academies with a great choice of primary, secondary and sixth form colleges. According to Ofsted, Huddersfield is home to 17 Outstanding school choices. And should your children continue to degree and beyond, there's also Huddersfield University with some 18,000 students.
Great outdoors out straight from your new West Yorkshire home
A change of scenery is a breath of fresh air and Huddersfield is within day trip reach of the Peak District National Park, the Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The advantage of a great road network for commuting is that it’s there for leisure too - all direct from your new build in Huddersfield.
New build houses for sale in Huddersfield
Persimmon Homes has a number of new build 2-bed, 3-bed and 4-bed houses available in Huddersfield and new homes on developments across West Yorkshire including new houses in Bradford and Wakefield. To find out more about available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…