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Chellow Dene Lower Reservoir
Allerton is located in West Yorkshire
Population 18,000 
OS grid reference SE1134
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRADFORD
Postcode district BD15
Dialling code 01274
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
  • Bradford West
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53°48′N 1°50′W / 53.80°N 01.83°W / 53.80; -01.83Coordinates: 53°48′N 1°50′W / 53.80°N 01.83°W / 53.80; -01.83

Allerton is a village within the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, now increasingly part of the Bradford conurbation.

Allerton was recorded in the Domesday Book as Wilsden-cum-Allerton. The local residents of the suburb pronounce it as Ollerton, 'Ol' rather than 'Al'.

Notable people

  • Dean Cavanagh (born 1966), writer for screen, film and theatre
  • Nicky Evans (born 1979), actor appearing as Roy Glover in Emmerdale and Shane Maguire in Shameless
  • Kimberley Walsh (born 1981), singer from all-female band Girls Aloud
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