UK places similar to or like Wakefield

Cathedral city in the City of Wakefield District of West Yorkshire, England, on the River Calder and the eastern edge of the Pennines, which had a population of 99,251 at the 2011 census. Wikipedia

  • West Bretton

    Village and civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It lies 7 mi from Wakefield, 8 mi from Barnsley, 9 mi from Dewsbury, and 11 mi from Huddersfield, close to junction 38 of the M1 motorway. Wikipedia

  • Sandal Magna

    Suburb of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England with a population of 5,432. Site of Sandal Castle and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Wikipedia

  • Yorkshire

    Historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom. Because of its great size in comparison to other English counties, functions have been undertaken over time by its subdivisions, which have also been subject to periodic reform. Wikipedia

  • Bradford

    City and metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England. Located approximately 8.6 mi west of Leeds and lies in the eastern foothills of the Pennines. Wikipedia

  • Leeds

    Largest city in the county of West Yorkshire, England and the most populous in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire Built-up Area , the UK's fourth-most populous urban area with a reported population of 1.8 million in 2013. Wikipedia

  • Horbury

    Town in the City of Wakefield, a metropolitan district of West Yorkshire, England and part of the West Yorkshire Urban Area. Situated north of the River Calder about three miles south west of Wakefield and two miles (3 km) to the south of Ossett. Wikipedia


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    • Coal mining was extremely active in the south of the county during the 19th century and for most of the 20th century, particularly around Barnsley and Wakefield.Yorkshire-Wikipedia
    • York was the base for Royalists, and from there they captured Leeds and Wakefield only to have them recaptured a few months later.Yorkshire-Wikipedia
    • West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council inherited the use of West Riding County Hall at Wakefield, opened in 1898, from the West Riding County Council in 1974.West Yorkshire-Wikipedia
    • The university's other satellite site, Manygates in Wakefield, also closed, but Lifelong Learning and Healthcare programmes are continuing on a new site next to Wakefield College.University of Leeds-Wikipedia
    • It sits close to the Pennines, 14 mi south-west of Leeds, 12 mi west of Wakefield, 23 mi north-west of Sheffield and 24 mi north-east of Manchester.Huddersfield-Wikipedia
    • It officially became part of the royal council machinery under the presidency of John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln in April 1484, based at Sandal Castle in Wakefield.Richard III of England-Wikipedia

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