The Piece Hall

The Piece Hall Skyline

The Grade I listed Piece Hall, Halifax is a rare and precious thing, an architectural and cultural phenomenon which is absolutely unique. It is the only remaining Georgian cloth hall in the world, the sole survivor of the great eighteenth century northern cloth halls, a class of buildings which embodied the vital and dominant importance of the trade in hand woven textiles to the pre-industrial economy of the West Riding of Yorkshire, from the Middle Ages through to the early nineteenth century. Productions that have filmed there range from historical biopic Gentleman Jack to contemporary dramas like Ackley Bridge and Brassed Off.

Location

Blackledge
Halifax
HX1 1RE

Planning a visit

The Piece Hall is a fabulous day out for all the family, with an incredible range of independent shops, arts and crafts and eateries. The Piece Hall also has a rich cultural events programme. To find out more, visit www.thepiecehall.co.uk