New Homes in Leeds
New Homes in Leeds
Make the move
The city of Leeds offers history, culture, attractions, great schools and transport links, making buying a new home in Leeds is a great option.
Things to see and do
Leeds is filled with great family attractions. Take your pick from its selection of museums, such as Leeds City Museum with its six galleries where highlights include the mummy of Nesyamun in the Ancient Worlds Gallery and the Royal Armouries Museum and Thackray Medical Museum. Award-winning Roundhay Park is home to Tropical World featuring meerkats, lemurs and crocodiles.
Lotherton Hall lets you to step back in time to the Edwardian era, and the gardens surround you with nature, where you can see owls, flamingos and deer.
Leeds is great for shopping with a wide selection of stores to choose from. The Victoria Quarter’s Grade II arcades house designer retailers such as Vivienne Westwood, Mulberry and Louis Vuitton. Independent stores for one-off items can be found in the Grand Arcade, while high street favourites can be found in Trinity Leeds.
When evening falls, Leeds is just as lively. You’ll find a range of restaurants, bars and bistros catering to everyone, alongside various forms of entertainment. From concerts and shows to ballet and opera, choices include The Grand Theatre and Opera House, the Howard Assembly Room, the West Yorkshire Playhouse and Leeds Town Hall.
You’ll find lots of primary and secondary schools to choose from in and around Leeds. For those looking to go on to higher education, Leeds University offers a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Leeds is well connected by rail, road or air.
Frequent and direct trains from Leeds to London take just over two hours, while there are also regular services from the Northeast, Scotland, the Midlands and across the Pennines. Major cities can be reached via CrossCountry trains, such as Birmingham (one hour and 47 minutes), Cardiff (four hours and 8 minutes) and Newcastle (one hour and 25 minutes).
For those travelling by car, the city sits at the crossroads of the M62 and M1. With the A1/M1 link and the ring road connects motorists to all the main routes into the city.
For those travelling further afield, Leeds Bradford International Airport is just eight miles north of the city.