Bradford

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Bradford is a city in West Yorkshire, England, in the foothills of the Pennines, 8.6 mi west of Leeds, and 16 mi north-west of Wakefield.wikipedia
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Yorkshire and the Humber

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Bradford itself has a population of 529,870, which makes it the seventh-largest city in the United Kingdom and the third-largest city in Yorkshire and the Humber after Leeds and Sheffield.
The largest settlements are, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Hull, and York.

City of Bradford

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Following local government reform in 1974, city status was bestowed upon the City of Bradford metropolitan borough.
It is named after its largest settlement, Bradford, but covers a far larger area which includes the towns of Keighley, Shipley, Bingley, Ilkley, Haworth, Silsden and Denholme.

National Science and Media Museum

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Bradford has since emerged as a tourist destination, becoming the first UNESCO City of Film with attractions such as the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford City Park, the Alhambra theatre and Cartwright Hall.
The National Science and Media Museum (formerly The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, 1983–2006 and then the National Media Museum, 2006–2017 ), located in Bradford, West Yorkshire, is part of the national Science Museum Group in the UK.

Bradford Alhambra

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Bradford has since emerged as a tourist destination, becoming the first UNESCO City of Film with attractions such as the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford City Park, the Alhambra theatre and Cartwright Hall.
The Alhambra Theatre is a theatre in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, named after the Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain, which was the place of residence of the Emir of the Emirate of Granada.

Bradford City Hall

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The area's access to a supply of coal, iron ore and soft water facilitated the growth of Bradford's manufacturing base, which, as textile manufacture grew, led to an explosion in population and was a stimulus to civic investment; Bradford has a large amount of listed Victorian architecture including the grand Italianate City Hall.
Bradford City Hall is a Grade I listed, 19th-century town hall in Centenary Square, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

West Yorkshire Urban Area

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Bradford forms part of the West Yorkshire Urban Area, which in 2001 had a population of 1.5 million and is the fourth largest in the United Kingdom.
The West Yorkshire Built-up Area, previously known as the West Yorkshire Urban Area is a term used by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to refer to a conurbation in West Yorkshire, England, based on the cities of Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield, and the large towns of Huddersfield and Halifax.

West Yorkshire

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Bradford is a city in West Yorkshire, England, in the foothills of the Pennines, 8.6 mi west of Leeds, and 16 mi north-west of Wakefield.
Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield were grown through the development of woollen mills, Leeds' traditional industry was the manufacturing of cloth, while heavier engineering industries facilitated growth in South Leeds.

Bradford Beck

The name Bradford is derived from the Old English brad and ford the broad ford which referred to a crossing of the Bradford Beck at Church Bank below the site of Bradford Cathedral, around which a settlement grew in Saxon times.
Bradford Beck is a river that flows through Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, (then Bradford Dale) and on to the River Aire at Shipley.

List of urban areas in the United Kingdom

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Bradford forms part of the West Yorkshire Urban Area, which in 2001 had a population of 1.5 million and is the fourth largest in the United Kingdom.

Bradford Cathedral

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The name Bradford is derived from the Old English brad and ford the broad ford which referred to a crossing of the Bradford Beck at Church Bank below the site of Bradford Cathedral, around which a settlement grew in Saxon times.
Bradford Cathedral is a cathedral in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, which is built on a site used for Christian worship since the 8th century, when missionaries based in Dewsbury evangelised the area.

City status in the United Kingdom

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Following local government reform in 1974, city status was bestowed upon the City of Bradford metropolitan borough. Bradford is a city in West Yorkshire, England, in the foothills of the Pennines, 8.6 mi west of Leeds, and 16 mi north-west of Wakefield.
This new precedent was followed by other large municipalities: Leeds and Sheffield became cities in 1893, and Bradford, Kingston upon Hull and Nottingham were honoured on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897.

Keighley

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Bradford was thus not much bigger than nearby Keighley (5,745) and was significantly smaller than Halifax (8,866) and Huddersfield (7,268).
Keighley is a town and civil parish within the City of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, 11 mi north-west of Bradford, 11 mi south of Ilkley, 13 mi, north of Halifax, 12 mi south-east of Skipton, and 20 mi north-west of Leeds at the confluence of the rivers Aire and Worth.

Cartwright Hall

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Bradford has since emerged as a tourist destination, becoming the first UNESCO City of Film with attractions such as the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford City Park, the Alhambra theatre and Cartwright Hall.
Cartwright Hall is the civic art gallery in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, situated about a mile from the city centre in the Manningham district.

Manningham, Bradford

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This small town acted as a hub for three nearby townships – Manningham, Bowling and Great and Little Horton, which were separated from the town by countryside.
Manningham is an historically industrial workers area as well as a council ward of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

Bolling Hall, Bradford

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The Parliamentarians retreated to Bradford and the Royalists set up headquarters at Bolling Hall from where the town was besieged leading to its surrender.
Bolling Hall is one of the oldest buildings in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

Low Moor Ironworks

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The Low Moor Company also made pig iron and the company employed 1,500 men in 1929.
The Low Moor Ironworks was a wrought iron foundry established in 1791 in the village of Low Moor about 3 mi south of Bradford in Yorkshire, England.

Bradford City Park

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Bradford has since emerged as a tourist destination, becoming the first UNESCO City of Film with attractions such as the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford City Park, the Alhambra theatre and Cartwright Hall.
Bradford City Park is a public space in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire.

East Bowling

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He built the industrial Model village of Ripley Ville on a site in Broomfields, East Bowling close to the dye works.
East Bowling is an area of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England located to the south of Bradford city centre.

Titus Salt

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A major employer was Titus Salt who in 1833 took over the running of his father's woollen business specialising in fabrics combining alpaca, mohair, cotton and silk.
Sir Titus Salt, 1st Baronet (20 September 1803 – 29 December 1876), born in Morley, near Leeds, was a manufacturer, politician, and philanthropist in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Broomfields, Bradford

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He built the industrial Model village of Ripley Ville on a site in Broomfields, East Bowling close to the dye works.
Broomfields is a historic district on the south eastern edge of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

Northern England

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Bradford has faced similar challenges to the rest of post-industrial Northern England, including deindustrialisation, social unrest and economic deprivation.
At a local level, the diversity of immigrant communities means that some languages that are extremely rare in the country as a whole have strongholds in Northern towns: Bradford for instance has the largest proportion of Pashto speakers, while Manchester has most Cantonese speakers.

West Riding of Yorkshire

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Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Bradford rose to prominence in the 19th century as an international centre of textile manufacture, particularly wool.
Within this district were Barnsley, Batley, Bradford, Brighouse, Dewsbury, Doncaster, Halifax, Huddersfield, Keighley, Leeds, Morley, Ossett, Pontefract, Pudsey, Rotherham, Sheffield, Todmorden (partly in Lancashire until 1888, when fully incorporated into Yorkshire) and Wakefield.

City of Film

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Bradford has since emerged as a tourist destination, becoming the first UNESCO City of Film with attractions such as the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford City Park, the Alhambra theatre and Cartwright Hall.
In 2009, Bradford became the first film city—with Sydney joining in 2010.

Jowett Cars

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The Jowett Motor Company founded in the early 20th century by Benjamin and William Jowett and Arthur V Lamb, manufactured cars and vans in Bradford for 50 years.
Jowett was a manufacturer of light cars and light commercial vehicles in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England from 1906 to 1954.

Bradford Moor Barracks

A permanent military presence was established in the city with the completion of Bradford Moor Barracks in 1844.
Bradford Moor Barracks was a military installation at Bradford in West Yorkshire, England.