Make your mark – name a street

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We are looking for ideas for street names for a new development in Shepley. We are interested in hearing from anyone with ideas that reflect the local area. The street being named is next to 3, Field Head, Shepley, Huddersfield, HD8 8DR.

What kind of names are you looking for?

We are looking for names that are original and unique to the area, perhaps drawing inspiration from links to the local area, but not in reference to living people or those who have passed away recently.

Make your suggestions by sending them to the Building Control, Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield, HD1 6LG. you can also call (01484) 221550 or email to

When is the deadline?

Names must be submitted before the 28 June 2017.


  • Alison Millbourn

    ‘Sceaplei Street’ – this is how Shepley was referred to in the Doomsday Book written in 1086. ‘Sir Joseph Radcliffe Road’ – who was Lord of the Manor in the early 19th century. ‘Tailor Road’ – many residents were tailors in 1868. ‘Worsted Way’ – fine woollen worsteds were produced in the 4 mills around 1868. ‘Spring Street’ – in recognition of the bottled spring water produced in the area. ‘Seth Senior Street’ or ‘Senior Street’ – in recognition of the brewery in 1829 established at the Royal Sovereign Inn, now known as the Sovereign Inn. ‘Quarry Drive’ – in recognition of the quarrying industries, some of which provided stone for Buckingham Palace and other famous landmarks. ‘Turnpike Street’ – Toll Bar Cottage marks the spot where gates formed the turnpike for Barnsley and Shepley Lane Head. ‘Blind Jack Road’ – the builder of this turnpike. ‘Dinsley Drive’ – another turnpike builder Thomas Dinsley.

  • Gardengate st


    Cumberworth view this sounds a good name

  • Mrs Louise Hall

    Shepstone Parade.

    After the famous Shepley stone and Parade because Shepley stone was used in the parade grounds at Buckingham Palace

  • Millennium Gate Close

  • Meadow Close

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