Lying halfway between Leeds and Manchester, Huddersfield is a diverse and bustling market town in West Yorkshire, known for its Victorian architecture and role in shaping sport in Britain.
Often touted as the birthplace of rugby league, the region is now home to its own Premier League football team, Huddersfield Town, following their promotion from the Championship last year.
Steeped in industrial history, Huddersfield boasts some of the most remarkable architecture in the UK, with the town's central train station in St George's Square winning a Europa Nostra award for European architecture.
The town benefits from a bustling student population. The University of Huddersfield caters for almost 20,000 students, opening up promising opportunities for investors in student accommodation.
As well as its university, the town's leading employers include textile, chemical and engineering companies. Beyond the area's attraction of Super League and Premier League sports teams, Huddersfield features an array of galleries, theatres and shopping facilities too.
Huddersfield's population is made up from a broad section of British society and benefits from a large ethnic minority population, contributing to culturally diverse and tolerant communities across the town.
As well as a local bus service, Huddersfield railway station runs a comprehensive local and regional rail service. Residents and visitors also have access to London and the South with transfer services at Manchester Piccadilly, Leeds, Wakefield Westgate or Mirfield.