New homes in Cleckheaton
Make the move
With a rich heritage as a former mill town, Cleckheaton in West Yorkshire is between Leeds, Bradford, Batley and Brighouse.
Ideal for commuters, buying a new home in Cleckheaton will mean you have a great selection of amenities on your doorstep including good schools and leisure facilities, while also enjoying quick and easy access to the cities of Bradford and Leeds.
Things to see and do
There is plenty going on in Cleckheaton and the surrounding areas for families with several options to keep the kids entertained.
Diddy Middys is an indoor play space featuring toys and games, slides, ball pool and football pitch and is connected to a gym and crèche. .
Krazy Kids Adventure World is two miles away as is Oakwell Hall Country Park. Crafty kids will enjoy the Potspot, around three miles away where they can choose and paint a pot, while the ROKT Climbing Gym will also keep families happy.
Bradford is on your doorstep and can be reached by road in around 10 minutes. Known as the curry capital of England, you’ll find lots of restaurants and bars, along with the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire and a great art scene. Surrounded by lovely countryside, hikers will find great walks and trails on the moorland, while literature fans can explore Bronte country, and discover some of the spots that inspired the Bronte sisters.
Leeds is another option located just 11 miles away from Cleckheaton and can be reached in less than 20 minutes. Offering all the benefits of a big city, highlights for those in search of history include Leeds City Museum, the Royal Armouries Museum, and Thackray Medical Museum.
Lotherton Hall is an Edwardian house and garden that provides visitors a window to the past, while the shopping will satisfy those in need of a little retail therapy. The Grand Arcadeis the oldest shopping arcade in Leeds City Centre and Trinity Leeds and Leeds Corn Exchange have even more shops to check out.
Cleckheaton and the surrounding areas have a good selection of primary and secondary schools. For those going on to further education, The University of Leeds offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Cleckheaton is supported by great transport links via rail, road and air.
The town is close to the A638 and A643, along with the M62 for journeys further afield.
The Bradford Interchange is the largest railway station close to Cleckheaton, offering services and connections to the local area and further afield such as Leeds (21 minutes), Manchester (one hour and 6 minutes) and London (two hours and 51 minutes).
Leeds Bradford Airport is just over 20 minutes away from Cleckheaton, where you can get both domestic and international flights.