Outlane

New Hey Road, OutlaneArchealogical dig for Roman remains, OutlaneOutlane is a village next to the M62 motorway, near to its junction 23, 4 miles west-north-west of Huddersfield town centre.

The M62 at Outlane was opened in 1970 and follows the path of a Roman road. Outlane is the location of a Roman fort at Slack, although traces of this are now beneath the car park of Outlane Golf Club.

The old school in the village is now the base of an inspirational learning business, while the present school for the area is at the other side of the motorway in Mount.

Other businesses in Outlane include an engineering company, truck garage and lubricating oil firm.

Around Outlane

Outlane has a newsagent and off-licence shop, a florist and a hairdresser.

The White Swan and Waggon and Horses are in New Hey Road.
The New Inn is nearby at Forest Hill Road, Sowood.

The Old Golf House hotel is at New Hey Road.

The hotel has a restaurant and food is available at the pubs.

Outlane has a fish and chip shop and an asian takeaway.

Outlane Bowling Club is in Stainland Road.  Outlane Bowling Club website

Outlane Golf Club is in Slack Lane, off New Hey Road.  Outlane Golf Club website

St Mary Magdelene Church is in New Hey Road.  St Mary Magdelene Church website


Outlane Methodist Church is in New Hey Road.  Huddersfield Methodist Circuit - Outlane web page


Local government

Metropolitan district councils

Outlane straddles the boundary of the metropolitan districts run by Kirklees Council and Calderdale Council. New Hey Road and its vicinity is in the Colne Valley ward of Kirklees district, while Stainland Road leads to an area which is in the Greetland and Stainland ward of Calderdale district. See map for boundary.
Although slightly adjusted, the boundary has its origins as that between the Huddersfield County Borough and the Stainland Urban District which later became part of the Elland Urban District.
 Kirklees Council website   Calderdale Council website


Travel

Bus services

536 Monday-Saturday evenings, Sunday daytime to early evening

Huddersfield Bus station - Marsh - Oakes Reinwood Road - Quarmby - Oakes Tanyard Road - Salendine Nook - Mount - Outlane - Sowood - Stainland - Holywell Green Stainland Road - West Vale - Halifax

Timetable at  Metro     Service information at  First
Monday-Saturday evening and Sunday timetables and information at  Team Pennine


537 Monday-Saturday early morning and evening, Sunday daytime and evening

Huddersfield Bus station - Marsh - Oakes New Hey Road - Salendine Nook - Mount - Outlane
Sowood - Stainland - Holywell Green Stainland Road - Elland - Halifax

Timetable at  Metro    Search for operator's information at  First
Monday-Saturday evening and Sunday timetables and information at  Team Pennine


900 Monday to Saturday, infrequent service

900Huddersfield Bus station - Marsh - Oakes New Hey Road - Salendine Nook - Mount - Outlane - Pole Moor - Buckstones - Krumlin - Barkisland - Ripponden - Blackstone Edge - Cragg Vale - Mytholmroyd - Hebden Bridge

Timetable at  Metro

901 Every day, infrequent service

Huddersfield Bus station - Marsh - Oakes New Hey Road - Salendine Nook - Mount - Outlane - Sowood - Stainland - Barkisland - Ripponden - Blackstone Edge - Cragg Vale - Mytholmroyd - Hebden Bridge

Timetable at  Metro


Road travel

Outlane is at junction 23 of the M62 which has only eastbound exit and westbound entry slip roads. The village is situated on the A640 New Hey Road.



Other places near Outlane: Mount Pole Moor Scammonden Scapegoat Hill


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