Moldgreen United Reformed Church

Moldgreen


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Moldgreen is a district of Huddersfield about one mile east of Huddersfield town centre along the A629 Wakefield Road.

In the 19th century, Moldgreen was part of the very rural 'township' of Dalton and was the first part of it to see heavy urbanisation.

The building of many new textile mills near the river and canal to the south of Huddersfield saw the edges of the town expand in the latter half of the 1800s with terrace housing and schools created in nearby Moldgreen for the mill workers.

Tolson Museum Cloth Hall clock tower, Ravensknowle Park While some of Victorian Moldgreen was cleared when Wakefield Road was widened a century later, housing in the area continued to expand across Moldgreen and into the neighbouring fields and hamlets of Dalton.

Moldgreen is the location of Ravensknowle Park which includes Huddersfield's museum, the Tolson Museum. The museum is based in a former Victorian mansion which was presented with its grounds to the Huddersfield Corporation in 1919 by its owner in memory of his nephews who were killed in World War I. The grounds became the park where a shelter created from the clock tower of Huddersfield's former Cloth Hall was later placed.

Around Moldgreen

Moldgreen has convenience stores and a good range of other shops, including outdoors and music specialists. Most of the shops are around Broad Lane and Old Wakefield Road, the old main road through the area where there is now ample place to park.
Moldgreen post office is in Broad Lane.
The Ivy Green is in Wakefield Road at the junction with Broad Lane.
The Brooks Arms is in Broad Lane.
Moldgreen Liberal Club is in Old Wakefield Road.

Ravensknowle Park is in Moldgreen.
The Tolson Museum, Huddersfield's museum, is in Ravensknowle Park.  Kirklees Council - Tolson Museum web page.  Tolson Museum social media page
Moldgreen Community Primary School is in The Avenue.  Moldgreen Community Primary School website
Christ Church Moldgreen is in Church Street.  CofE Christ Church web page

Moldgreen United Reformed Church is in Old Wakefield Road.  Moldgreen United Reformed Church website

St Paul's Methodist Church is in Wakefield Road, Moldgreen.  Huddersfield Methodist Circuit - Dalton St Paul's web page

Moldgreen is divided between the Dalton ward (north of Wakefield Road) and Almondbury ward (south of Wakefield Road) of Kirklees Council, the metropolitan district council.  Kirklees Council website

There is no civil parish council for this area, which prior to 1974 was in the Huddersfield County Borough.


Travel

Bus services

D3 Monday - Saturday daytime

Huddersfield Bus station - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Wakefield Road - Waterloo Morrisons - Fenay Bridge Penistone Road - Lepton Highgate Crescent, Rowley Lane - Kirkburton North Road, Riley Lane - Shelley Penistone Road - Shepley Marsh Lane, The Sovereign crossroads - Birds Edge - High Flatts - Upper Denby - Lower Denby - Denby Dale Village centre and station Penistone line.


Timetable at  Metro      Timetables and information at  Team Pennine

D2 Monday - Saturday daytime

Huddersfield - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Wakefield Road - Waterloo - Fenay Bridge Penistone Road - Kirkburton Penistone Road - Shelley Penistone Road - Shepley Abbey Road South, Marsh Lane - Upper Cumberworth - Lower Cumberworth - Denby Dale Village centre and station Penistone line


Timetable at  Metro      Timetables and information at  Team Pennine

231

Huddersfield Bus station - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Wakefield Road - Waterloo - Tandem - Lepton Greave House Terrace, Highgate Lane, Rowley Lane - Grange Moor - Flockton - Midgley - Netherton (Wakefield district) - Horbury Bridge - Horbury - Wakefield

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables and information at  Arriva Yorkshire

232

Huddersfield Bus station - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Wakefield Road - Waterloo - Tandem - Lepton Greave House Terrace, Highgate Lane, Rowley Lane - Flockton Moor - Emley Moor - Emley - Flockton - Overton - Middlestown - Horbury Bridge - Horbury - Wakefield

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables and information at  Arriva Yorkshire

Denby Darts D1

Huddersfield Bus station - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Wakefield Road - Waterloo - Fenay Bridge Penistone Road - Highburton - Kirkburton Turnshaw Road, George Street - Shelley Huddersfield Road - Skelmanthorpe - Scissett - Clayton West Chapel Hill - Scissett - Kitchenroyd - Denby Dale Village centre and station Penistone line.

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables and information at  Team Pennine

X41 Monday - Friday daytime

Huddersfield Bus station - Moldgreen - Dalton Wakefield Road at Dalton Green Lane - Waterloo - Fenay Bridge Penistone Road, Station Road - Lepton Highgate Lane, Rowley Lane, Town End Lane, Botany Lane - Whitley Willows - Houses Hill - Grange Moor - Wakefield Road - Lepton - RETURNING AS OUTWARD JOURNEY TO Huddersfield Bus station

Limited stop between Shore Head, Huddersfield, and Waterloo.
Services run full route until mid-afternoon followed by part-route journeys late-afternoon.
New service replaces 241 from June 7, 2021


Timetable at  Metro      Timetables (.pdf format) at  South Pennine Community Transport

261 (Mon-Sat until mid-evening, Sunday until late afternoon)-

Huddersfield Bus station - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Grosvenor Road, Albany Road - Kirkheaton - Upper Heaton - Kirkheaton * Heaton Moor Road - Upper Hopton - Mirfield - Roberttown - Norristhorpe - Heckmondwike - Liversedge - Hightown - Cleckheaton
Loop at Kirkheaton and Upper Heaton is via New Road, Upper Heaton Lane and Moorside Road in both directions.
*Alternate journeys operate from Huddersfield to Upper Heaton only returning via Moorside Road and Town Road at Kirkheaton.

Timetable at  Metro     Timetables and information at  Arriva Yorkshire

Kirkheaton Quick 262 via Waterloo   (Mon-Sat until early evening)

Huddersfield Bus station - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Wakefield Road - Waterloo Wakefield Road, Waterloo Road - Kirkheaton - Upper Heaton Circular via New Road, Upper Heaton Lane, Moorside Road and Town Road

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables and information at  Team Pennine

370

Rawthorpe - Moldgreen - Aspley - Huddersfield - Marsh - Oakes - Salendine Nook - Lindley

Lindley - Huddersfield Royal Infirmary - Marsh - Huddersfield - Aspley - Moldgreen - Rawthorpe

Timetable at  Metro     Service information at  First

371

Dalton Crossley Lane, Long Lane, Ridgeway - Moldgreen - Aspley - Huddersfield - Marsh - Huddersfield Royal Infirmary - Lindley

Lindley - Salendine Nook - Oakes - Marsh - Huddersfield - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Ridgeway, Long Lane, Crossley Lane
- Kirkheaton Shop Lane, New Road - Upper Heaton NIGHT BUS (Last bus only to Upper Heaton)

Timetable at  Metro     Service information at  First

372

Almondbury Northgate, Southfield Road, Aldonley, Fernside Avenue - Waterloo - Dalton Wakefield Road - Moldgreen - Aspley - Huddersfield Westgate - Marsh - Huddersfield Royal Infirmary - Lindley

Timetable at  Metro      Service information at  First

374

Huddersfield Bus Station - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Coniston Avenue, Dalton Fold Road, Carr Green Lane, Long Lane, Longfield Avenue, Holays, Cross Fields, Brock, Bank, Coule Royd, Cow Heys, then Circular return via Long Lane to Carr Green Lane.

CT Plus ended its operation of this service on August 5. 2022

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables at  CT Plus

375

Huddersfield Bus Station - Aspley - Moldgreen - Dalton Coniston Avenue, Dalton Fold Road, Carr Green Lane, Long Lane, Longfield Avenue, Holays, Cross Fields, Brock, Bank, Coule Royd, Cow Heys, Long Lane, Tolson Crescent, White Rose Avenue, Dalton Green Lane, Albany Road, Edgeware Road, Woodedge Avenue

CT Plus ended its operation of this service on August 5. 2022

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables at  CT Plus

399 Saturday and Sunday

University of Huddersfield Queensgate - Huddersfield High Street* - Moldgreen Tolson Museum - Dalton Wakefield Road at Dalton Green Lane - Waterloo Wakefield Road and Morrisons - Storthes Hall Park

Limited stop service. *Stop at High Street on outbound journeys only.
Timetable at  Metro

Road travel

The A629 Wakefield Road passes through the area.



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