Leeds & Bradford

Leeds

Situated in the middle of the United Kingdom, Leeds is the third largest and one of the fastest growing, greenest cities in the UK. The city boasts a moderate and diverse population of almost 800,000.

Leeds has a thriving economy with commercial strengths in financial services, legal, manufacturing, health and retail. It’s location gives it excellent road, rail and air links, a gateway for both tourist and business visitors to the region. In recent years Leeds has developed as a shopping and leisure hub, the Trinity Leeds a £350 million retail development, thrusted Leeds forward as one of the finest shopping destinations in the UK.

Leeds has a more recent vision to be a truly child friendly city. Children and young people in the area leave school with qualifications above the national average. Two of the UK’s leading universities, the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett​ University have world-class research facilities and two of the top business schools, with Leeds Trinity specialising in teaching.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals care for more patients than anywhere else in the north of England and is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe.

The restoration and development of flagship cultural and sporting venues has made Leeds’ cultural offering unrivalled in the UK. It is home to Opera North, Northern Ballet, Phoenix Dance Theatre and the First Direct Arena.

More famously, Leeds is home to Yorkshire Cricket and the Leeds Rhinos.

Bradford

Bradford was once considered to be the wool capital of the world and is now proud to be the first ever UNESCO City of Film.

Bradford has an impressive history and this is reflected in the striking architecture found throughout the city. Take a stroll through Little Germany where you can see Victorian Bradford at its best, or visit the magnificent Cathedral which is full of interesting features. For a totally unique experience visit Undercliffe Cemeterywhich was opened in 1854 and has been described as one of the most striking achievements of Victorian funerary design!

In contrast the newest feature to amaze you in Bradford is City Park, a brilliant award winning high tech water feature. You can see 100 fountains, laser lights, mist and water effects and much more. The space has gained a reputation for staging a fantastic, high quality programme of events and is very popular during the summer months.

Bradford is also a cultural city with a flourishing arts scene, fascinating exhibitions and beautiful theatres. There are attractions such as the National Science and Media Museum, Cartwright Hall and Impressions Gallery, one of the UK’s most celebrated photography venues and champions emerging talent. Explore the city and discover the hidden gems.

In 2016 Bradford retained the Curry Capital of Britain title for six years in a row. With over 200 Asian restaurants, many award winning, you will definitely find one that will tickle your taste buds. Alternatively try North Parade and the West End area where you will find local independent bars and restaurants, offering something new in Bradford

A short distance from both Leeds and Bradford centres is, Pudsey is an established and vibrant suburb of Leeds benefitting from great amenities, shopping and successful schools. Pudsey is the quieter, more secluded location for our superb development of modern homes. The perfect combination, a home with rural views and city centre benefits less than 15mins away.

With its easy accessibility to Leeds, Bradford and the motorway network, the popularity of this quiet historic town is high.