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Huddersfield's stadium gained awards for its design after it opened in 1994 near to the town's former Leeds Road ground.

Named the Kirklees Stadium in its planning stages, it has since had name changes to the Alfred McAlpine Stadium, the Galpharm Stadium and more recently the John Smith's Stadium.

It hosts the soccer matches of Huddersfield Town, Yorkshire's only Premier League club in the 2017-8 season, and the rugby league games of Huddersfield Giants.

Find links to the club websites on our Sport page.

Around the Stadium

The stadium is also the location of the Stadium Health and Fitness Club operated by Kirklees Active Leisure and offering a gym, cycle studio, spa area and 25m swimming pool.
The stadium offers catering and conference facilities.
The Odeon Cinema building is next to the stadium.
The Rope Walk pub is at the Odeon cinema building.
The cinema building has a coffee shop.
Plans are under way for the new The HD One development adjoining the stadium, promising a ski slope, bowling, trampolining, sporting activities, restaurants and a hotel on sites mostly covering existing car parks. See The HD One  Website.


Rail travel
The stadium is just under a mile's walk from Huddersfield railway station in the town centre offering trains linking to all destinations. See our rail travel page.

Bus travel There are bus stops in Leeds Road just a few hundred metres from the stadium for the following routes:

200 Huddersfield ( ↓Market Street / ↑bus station ) - Leeds Road - Old Fieldhouse Lane

202 Huddersfield bus station - Mirfield - Dewsbury - Leeds
203 Huddersfield bus station - Mirfield - Dewsbury - Leeds
220 Huddersfield bus station - Cleckheaton - Morley - Leeds
229 Huddersfield bus station - Heckmondwike - Batley - Leeds

Click route number for fuller route details and link to Metro timetable.

Stops for other routes are in the town centre or at Huddersfield bus station, about a mile away.

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