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Bingley, Bradford

Bingley is a market town in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, in West Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The town has a population of 19,884 according to the 2001 Census. Local travel links include Bingley railway station in the town centre and Leeds Bradford International Airport, which is located 7 miles from the city centre. The B6265 (Main Street), connecting Bingley to Keighley, runs through the town centre.
Post townBINGLEY
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1139
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01274
Population19,884 (2001)

Other names by which Bingley, Bradford has been known in the past

Bingley and Micklethwaite ~ Micklethwaite ~ Micklethwaite Bingley And ~ Bingelei ~ Bingheleia

Bingley, Bradford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bingley, par. and market town with ry. sta., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Aire, 5½ miles NW. of Bradford and 192 m. from London by rail -- par., 14,103 ac., pop. 20,703; town, pop. 9465; 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Tuesday and Saturday.Worsted, cotton, paper, and iron mfrs. are carried on.

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