Directions from M62 East
Exit Jct. 26 and take the fourth exit A58 Halifax.
Follow the lane markings on the road carefully. The journey time after leaving the M62 is approximately 20 minutes depending upon traffic conditions. After Hipperholme the A58 enters Halifax. After the first set of traffic lights within Halifax at Stump Cross the A58 bends sharply to the left followed by a long straight uphill section with Shibden Park on the left. At the top of this straight section the road bends to the right just after going under a bridge and on the left is a view of the whole of the centre of Halifax.
Follow the main road, A58, over the dual carriageway flyover (Burdock Way) and at the end of the flyover is a very large, traffic light controlled roundabout.
Take the A58 (Burdock Way) as it bypasses Halifax town centre, but immediately take the slip road on the left to a set of traffic lights at the end of the slip road. Glancing to the right is store called ‘The Range’. At the traffic lights turn left onto Pellon Lane.
Take the next turn left onto Back Victoria Street, which is only one car wide. A Pay and Display Car Park is on the right at the bottom of this narrow road. Take the next turn left onto St James Road and the next turn left onto St James Street. The Salvation Army Citadel is on the right and the Healing Rooms are on the left.
Parking meters on the street currently cost 50p per hour or part thereof and operate from 8.00am to 6.00pm. The Pay and Display Car Park at the rear of the Healing Rooms also costs 50p per hour or part thereof from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Parking after 6.00pm is free..
Directions from M62 West
Exit Jct. 24 and proceed three quarters of the way round the roundabout at the end of the slip road following the signs for A629 Halifax/Huddersfield. Follow the dual carriageway to the traffic light controlled roundabout Take the second exit from the roundabout onto the A629 Halifax. This is a dual carriageway and has a speed limit of 50mph with three active speed cameras on the long descent into the Elland area. Follow the A629 into the centre of Halifax where the destination of the A629 changes to Keighley.
Just before the centre of Halifax the headquarters of the Halifax Building Society are on the left (now HBOS). A few yards further on the A629 bears left at traffic lights next to the Victoria Theatre.
The next set of traffic lights is at Bull Green. Go straight forward and on the left is a recently cleared area where a multi-storey car park used to be. Keep in the left hand lane of this dual carriageway section. The next set of traffic lights is at the bottom of Pellon Lane which is on the left and in front is Ebenezer Methodist Church. DO NOT turn left into Pellon Lane, but follow the road as it bends to the right. Ebenezer Methodist Church is on the left as the road bends to the right. Take the next immediate left into St James Road, Ebenezer Methodist Church is still on the left. St James Street is the 3rd turn on the left, the Salvation Army Citadel is on the right as the left turn is made into St James Street. The Healing Rooms are on the lefthand side.
Directions by Train and Air
From the Northwest.
Change at Preston for a Blackpool to York train, departing hourly. All these trains stop at Halifax.
From North Wales and Liverpool.
Change trains in Manchester. A tram connects Manchester (Piccadilly) with Manchester (Victoria). Tickets for the tram are available from machines on the platform. Trains depart approximately every half-hour from Manchester (Victoria) for Leeds or York and all trains stop at Halifax.
There are many trains from London Kings Cross to Leeds. Change trains in Leeds and use a local train as indicated immediately below. There is also a direct train service from London Kings Cross to Halifax run by Grand Central.
From Other Locations.
There are many through trains from various parts of the UK to Leeds. From Leeds, trains leave for Halifax approximately 4 times an hour.
The destinations on the trains will be one of the following: –
Hebden Bridge or
Huddersfield via Bradford, Halifax and Brighouse.
Manchester International Airport (MAN)
On arriving at Manchester Airport, the trains depart regularly to Manchester Piccadilly.
At the Piccadilly railway terminus, board the Metro tram to Mancester (Victoria). Trains run regularly to Halifax.
Trains leave Manchester Airport station for Leeds approximately every half-hour. An anytime return to Halifax via Huddersfield costs £31.10. Your return journey can be any time within the next calendar month. Please check with Northern Rail as prices can vary. Change trains at Huddersfield for the train to Leeds via Brighouse, Halifax and Bradford, which runs once an hour.
Taxis are available from Halifax railway station.