Living with History

The Industrial Heritage of Calderdale


The Calder Valley in West Yorkshire is a Pennine valley which grew and prospered in the industrial revolution. Probably best known as a textile producing area its history has included a wide range of industries which have left an impression on both the urban and rural landscapes.

This feature aims to be an introduction to some of the interesting sites that have remained around the Calder Valley. Here you can get a taste of the areas history, find out more about the place where you live and value its diverse and complex past.

If you live in Calderdale you are living with history.


This site is arranged by themes and more will be added so visit the site frequently.

Images of Industrial Calderdale


The information on this site has been collected from reliable published sources and original research.

If you consider any of the information is incorrect please contact the author.

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