Blackley, West Yorkshire

Blackley is a hamlet in the Calderdale district, in the county of West Yorkshire, England. It is near the town of Elland, the A629 road and the M62 motorway and can be accessed from junction 24.[1] There is also the village of Ainley Top nearby.[2]

View of Blackley from the south

Between 1894 and 1985, Blackley was the site of Wilkinsons Brickworks who exported thousands of bricks per year all over the world. There have been attempts to regenerate the land that the brickworks occupied.[3]

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  1. ^ "288" (Map). Bradford & Huddersfield. 1:25,000. Explorer. Ordnance Survey. 2015. ISBN 9780319244852.
  2. ^ "Genuki: Blackley, Yorkshire (West Riding)". Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  3. ^ Douglas, Joanne (11 February 2012). "Plan to transform the old Wilkinsons Brickworks in Blackley, Elland described as the "first step in the right direction"". Huddersfield Examiner. Retrieved 8 November 2018.

Coordinates: 53°40′26″N 1°50′35″W / 53.674°N 1.843°W / 53.674; -1.843