Lindley Area Guide

Lindley is a bustling suburb of Huddersfield. Just two miles from the town centre, it’s a highly sought-after area to live in, thanks to its wide range of independent bars, restaurants, shops and good local schools.

Lindley lows hill pond

Things to do

There’s a brilliant library in Lindley, which has free wi-fi and hosts regular social events, including craft and story afternoons. For children, there’s also a huge indoor play centre, Playzone, and Fusion, a nightclub for under 18s that regularly hosts children’s parties.

Plus, just five minutes away by car is Huddersfield town centre and all it has to offer.

Things you didn’t know about Lindley

Lindley is home to Huddersfield’s main hospital, The Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, which was opened by Prime Minister Harold Wilson in 1967 and visited by Princess Diana in 1987.

Schools in Lindley

There are a good selection of nurseries, schools and colleges in Lindley, including Jack & Jill’s Private Day Nursery, Lindley Junior School, Salendine Nook High School and Huddersfield New College


Regular bus services link Lindley to Huddersfield town centre and other surrounding asres, and the suburb itself is just four minutes away from the motorway network (M62). Huddersfield’s main train station is also just two miles away.


Lindley has ancient roots that date back prior to the Norman Conquest, and is old enough to have been recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book as Lilleia.

Eating & Drinking

When it comes to eating and drinking, you’re spoilt for choice in Lindley. Head to Eric’s for the best of British fine dining, the Black Bull for traditional pub grub, or The Lantern Room restaurant at boutique hotel, The Manor House, for an extra special meal out.

At the same hotel, you’ll also find the Clock Tower, a glamourous bar that serves an array of delicious cocktails. If more informal drinks are your thing, head to Lindley Tap, a bar and restaurant that serves a wide range of award-winning premium lagers and cask ales, alongside food made from local produce. Bar 10 is also hugely popular amongst locals, and serves amazing wines and cocktails.


Lindley’s main shopping street is Lidget Street, which is famous for its iconic clock tower. On it you’ll find a great selection of shops, including an independent children’s bookshop, a brilliant butcher, a florist and an independent wine merchant. There’s also a Sainsbury’s Local and Londis store for essential groceries.

In Huddersfield town centre, just five minutes away by car, there’s also a large Tesco and Sainsburys.