View towards Ravenscliffe Estate across the former Woodhall Quarries
View towards Ravenscliffe Estate across the former Woodhall Quarries
Barham Terrace, a typical street in Ravenscliffe
Barham Terrace, a typical street in Ravenscliffe

Ravenscliffe is a housing estate in the Eccleshill ward of the city of Bradford District, in the English county of West Yorkshire. Ravenscliffe is located to the west of Fagley Beck and to the east of the A658 Harrogate Road. The buildings that were Ravenscliff farmhouse are situated off to the south in Fagley[1] while Ravenscliffe Woods are in Pudsey to the south east.[2]

On 10th of July 2001, Ravenscliffe was subject to rioting on the estate, this was just after the Manningham riots. Now, Ravenscliffe has a large newly built housing development, two shops and an Indian takeaway. The Gateway centre which is adjacent to the shops, as a pre-school nursery and the centre also helps the disadvantaged, elderly and vulnerable tenants of the community.


On Harrogate Road can be found Eccleshill Swimming Pool,[3] a public house,[4] Holybrook Primary School playing fields, the clubhouse of Eccleshill Sports and Social Club and Victoria Park sports ground where Victoria Rangers play rugby football (inactive)[5] East of the playing fields is the Eccleshill Community Hospital[6] and Eccleshill Park—an area of grassland and the Eccleshill Adventure Playground.[7] In the middle of Ravenscliffe is a sub post office[8] and The Gateway Community and Children's Centre.[9] To the north Ravenscliffe merges with Greengates.


  1. ^ "Ravenscliff Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  2. ^ A-Z Leeds and Bradford (2 ed.). p72: Geographer's A-Z Map Co. Ltd. 2006. ISBN 1-84348-209-6.((cite book)): CS1 maint: location (link)
  3. ^ "Eccleshill Pool". Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Archived from the original on 31 December 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  4. ^ "The Oddfellows Arms in Eccleshill". Pubs Galore. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Victoria Rangers ARLFC". Pitchero. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Eccleshill Community Hospital". NHS Choices. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Eccleshill Adventure Playground". Bradford Community Environment Project. Archived from the original on 28 January 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  8. ^ "Ravenscliffe Post Office Opening Times". Post Office Ravenscliffe. Archived from the original on 18 January 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  9. ^ "The Gateway Community Centre". Retrieved 11 January 2013.

Coordinates: 53°49′08″N 1°42′43″W / 53.819°N 1.712°W / 53.819; -1.712