Leeds is an “on-your doorstep” location; all the facilities for a worklife balance are very close by. Pretty much in the centre of the UK, with easy access to major transport links and international destinations, Leeds is a great place for work and play. Its rich culture and heritage, coupled with a friendly, warm approach make it a target destination for companies and individuals alike.
Leeds boasts seven major parks, and a number of community parks, playgrounds, nature conservation sites and woodlands. It is also on the doorstep of the breathtaking North York Moors, for walks, hikes or to simply gaze at stunning scenery. There are 19 council leisure centres in Leeds, as well as a number of well-known gyms to choose from. The Castleford X-scape indoor ski slope, offers all year-round alpine thrills. Leeds is also within easy reach of Harrogate, York, and the East Coast, all of which offer opportunities for great days out.
Leeds is often deservedly referred to as ‘the Knightsbridge of the North’. With over 1,000 shops there is something for all tastes, including the renowned Louis Vuitton and Harvey Nichols. The shopping experience is enhanced by some stunning retail arcades, including The Light, Trinity Quarter, alongside established areas such as the Victoria Quarter, Briggate, and Leeds Shopping Plaza. Education is well served within the vicinity, covering all ages from infants up. The development is also close to Leeds University, and Leeds City College, offering opportunities for adult learning and vocational courses.
Over 180 bars and pubs, 90 restaurants, and 29 nightclubs make Leeds city centre a vibrant entertainment hub. Cultural Performance companies such as Opera North, Northern Ballet and the Phoenix Dance Theatre have firmly established it as a centre of excellence in performing arts. A rich architectural and historical heritage is represented by a number of museums, galleries, stately homes and theatres, including the Royal Armouries and the Thackray Medical Museum.
Situated within two miles of the very centre of Leeds, close to junction 4 of the M621, the development offers easy access to all major transport links: fast access to the M62 corridor and the M1/A1, as well as mainline rail access bringing London, Edinburgh and Manchester all within easy reach. Leeds-Bradford airport is 30 minutes drive away, offering domestic and international destinations for business or those last-minute getaways.
www.operanorth.co.uk 0113 243 9999
www.royalarmouries.org 0113 220 1999
www.tigertiger-leeds.co.uk 0113 236 6999
www.the lightleeds.co.uk 0113 218 2060
www.v-q.co.uk 0113 245 5333
White Rose Centre
www.white-rose.co.uk 0113 229 1234
Leeds Bradford Airport
leedsbradfordairport.co.uk 0871 288 2288
Leeds Central Station
www.networkrail.co.uk 08457 114141
Low Road Primary School
0113 214 1704
Clapgate Primary School
0113 271 6700
Mount St Mary’s Catholic High School
www.mountstmarys.org 0113 243 6642
Leeds City College
North York Moors