Brighouse Statistics


The local education authority is Calderdale. The school closest to the town centre is St Andrew’s. The nearest high school is Brighouse high, located next door to St Andrews. More information about Schools is on our Brighouse Schools Page.


Council Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council English average
Population 193,400
Households 83,000
Theft of a motor vehicle offences 7.9 4.5
Burglary dwelling offences 12.9 6.4
Police force West Yorkshire  


More information is available on our Transport Page

Train Station
Brighouse has its own train station. It is a small station with links to Huddersfield, Halifax, Leeds, Manchester and London Kings Cross, providing onwards connections to most train stations across the UK. Live arrivals information can be seen on the bottom of every page.

Coach Station
The nearest coach station is 12 miles away in Leeds.

Leeds Bradford Airport is the closest and is just 12 miles away. The airlines fly to most European destinations. Manchester is just 30 miles away and flies all around the world.