Crossflatts is a ribbon development in Airedale along the old route of the A650 road between Bingley and Keighley, in the Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.[1][2] The opening of the Aire Valley Trunk road in 2004 has seen a reduction of 51% of traffic through the village.[3]

Crossflatts
Crossflatts Main Street - geograph.org.uk - 86177.jpg
Keighley Road
Crossflatts is located in West Yorkshire
Crossflatts
Crossflatts
Location within West Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE103405
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBINGLEY
Postcode districtBD16
Dialling code01274
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°51′40″N 1°50′42″W / 53.861°N 1.845°W / 53.861; -1.845Coordinates: 53°51′40″N 1°50′42″W / 53.861°N 1.845°W / 53.861; -1.845

It is served by Crossflatts railway station on the Airedale Line connecting Skipton with Bradford and Leeds.[4] This small village adjoins Bingley at the famous Five Rise Locks.

St. Aidan's church

Crossflatts is home to a number of local businesses, including The Royal Hotel (pub), Ryshworth Social Club, Crossflatts Cricket Club,[5] Stuart Prices' butchers, as well as takeaway establishments, a chemist, a post office, a funeral parlour, a music shop and a church.[6].

Crossflatts is also the home of UK Asset Resolution Ltd (UKAR),[7] and Computershare,[8] responsible for administering all remaining old NRAM and Bradford & Bingley mortgages in the UK.

Sports clubsEdit

Crossflatts has a crown green bowling club (Bingley Bowling Green Club Ltd, Slenningford) who play in the Worth Valley League and Aire-Wharfe League, two football clubs (Royal and Crossflatts) and a cricket club which plays in the Bradford Central League.

Keighley Albion Juniors Rugby League club are based at Crossflatts Cricket Club.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 104 Leeds & Bradford (Harrogate & Ilkley) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319231654.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  3. ^ "POPE Five Years After Evaluation: A650 Bingley Relief Road" (PDF). Highways.gov. HM Gov. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Crossflatts". Metro Train Stations [sic]. WYPTE. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Crossflatts CC". crossflatts.play-cricket.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  6. ^ St Aidan's
  7. ^ "Freedom of information". UKAR. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  8. ^ "What we do". UKAR. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  9. ^ "Owners of Percy Vear's Real Ale House in Keighley to expand pub brand". Telegraph and Argus. 11 April 2013. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Barry Watson's Cross-Channel Hurry". Yorkshire Post. 12 August 2004. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  11. ^ "What's the best possible English Channel record?". Lone Swimmer. 15 November 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2016.

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