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Halifax is a town in the western part of Yorkshire with a diverse ethnic residential population. The town was once a major wool-product manufacturing hub but over the decades industry in the area has changed as a result of the decline of the wool manufacturing sector. Halifax has a rich and interesting history and remnants of past eras can be seen in the various landmarks and places of interest in the town. Among the landmarks in Halifax you will find The Piece Hall and Dean Clough Mill. Borough Market is an award-winning covered market while The Wainhouse Tower is also a popular attraction that draws a lot of visitors every year.
Halifax has a number of executive suites and office spaces that are occupied by companies such as environmental companies, utility service providers and marketing consultants. There are solicitors and doctors in the area while event management companies and security service providers also have offices here. Nestle has a manufacturing facility in the area after taking over Rowntree Mackintosh and Halifax Bank also has offices in the town.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are a number of entertainment venues here such as the Dean Clough Mill, which is hosts a variety of theatre productions and stage shows. Halifax Piece Hall has a number of live music performance and festivals including the Traditions Festival, while Victoria Theatre is the place for live concerts and more. Halifax has a variety of cuisine on offer with Thaistyle leading the way when it comes to Thai cuisine and Ricci’s bringing out a variety of Mediterranean and Spanish food. Gimbals gives English food a modern twist while 1885 The Restaurant serves up traditional British food in a modern setting.
The A629 is a major road that connects Halifax to the M62 while the A58 and A646 also pass close to the area, offering commuters a good network of roads to connect the town to the nearby cities. Halifax railway station is the town’s main rail-head, which connects to Manchester and Leeds along the Caldervale Line. Leeds Bradford International Airport is the nearest facility of its kind offering domestic and international transport links.