Commercial property in Halifax
Halifax is a town in West Yorkshire. It’s been populated since the 12th century, when it began life as a township that served as the religious centre of West Yorkshire. Halifax Minster, the town’s oldest church, has stood largely unchanged since the mid-15th century, but parts of the structure date back to the 12th century. It has a population of around 88,000.
The town is home to the eponymous Halifax bank and its headquarters are still situated in the town, despite its status now as one of the largest banks in the UK.
Halifax has been known as a centre of the wool and textile industry since the 15th century and was once home to one of the largest textile manufacturing centres in the world, which was more than half a mile long. Halifax was also the birthplace of beloved chocolate products including Rolos and Quality Street, both created by confectionary firm Mackintosh’s in the 1930s. The city of Leeds is situated just 30 minutes away, making Halifax a well-connected area.