10 Facts About Addingham


Addingham is a village and civil parish in the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England.

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Addingham is considered to be one of the earlier Anglo-Saxon settlements because of the ending – inghaem.

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Addingham is part of the Keighley UK Parliament constituency, represented by Robbie Moore of the Conservatives since the 2019 general election.

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In 2009 Addingham Newsagents was re-opened by local businessman Mark Preston, thereby continuing his family's long tradition of shopkeeping in the community, which dates back to the 19th century when his great-grandfather opened a general stores on the site which is Dixon's Butchers.

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Addingham has five pubs, The Fleece, The Crown, The Swan, The Sailor and The Craven Heifer, and a social club that are all situated on Main Street.

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Addingham once had its own railway station, but this closed in 1965.

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Addingham has a half-hourly bus service to Ilkley and Keighley, hourly to Leeds and Skipton, and infrequently between Ilkley and Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Addingham has a public library on Main Street, which used to be the site of the local school.

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Addingham has many sports teams including a football team previously part of the Harrogate and District League.

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Extreme sports scene in Addingham is thriving with an array of mountain bikers and skateboarders making good use of the facilities and surrounding hills.

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