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Travelling around Heckmondwike

Travelling around Heckmondwike

Are you thinking about visiting Heckmondwike? Perhaps you already live in this great town but need to get around without the hassle of parking or the expense of petrol? At Arriva we know travel and we know Heckmondwike, so take a few moments and read through our carefully created guide to attractions and travelling in this great town.


Heckmondike town became famous for manufacturing blankets. Back in 1811 the Blanket Hall was built for the trade in the town's primary manufacture. The remains of the first Blanket Hall were demolished in spring 2008, along with a number of other old buildings including some former Co-op buildings that had been used as the post office and former "George" public house.

Heckmondwike is a town in Kirklees, close to Leeds. It's neighbouring villages are Cleckheaton and Liversedge.