Allerton, West Yorkshire facts for kids

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Allerton
Chellow Dene lower reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 37348.jpg
Chellow Dene Lower Reservoir
Allerton shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE1134
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
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
List of places
UK
England
YorkshireCoordinates: 53°48′N 1°50′W / 53.80°N 1.83°W / 53.80; -01.83

Allerton is a former village in 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 Ollerton 'Ol' rather than 'Al'.

Chellow Dene is a local beauty spot at the north of Allerton . It is a wooded valley with two Victorian reservoirs, and is a haven for local wildlife.

Seabrook Potato Crisps was founded in Allerton in 1949. The company's Allerton factory closed in 2004, production moving to the company's Princeville site, also in Bradford.


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