New Homes in Morley

 

Welcome to Morley

From national parks to traditional markets, nature reserves and family attractions, Morley is a bustling West Yorkshire town with lots to see and do in the local area. Located within commuting distance of Leeds and close to beautiful countryside, a new home in Morley could just be the right choice for you and your family.

A quick history

Morley was mentioned in the Domesday Book in the 11th century as a settlement next to open moorland, and over the centuries grew around seven hills including Daisy Hill and Chapel Hill. The town became a Municipal Borough in the late 19th century, and a town council was set up in 2000.

Business and industry

Historically Morley is known for its links to the textiles industry, along with quarrying and coal mining, but today the area is close to a wide range of employers. Asda, Jet2.com, Yorkshire Bank and First Direct are based in Leeds, and the Morrisons head office and Yorkshire Water in Bradford.

Things to do in the area

If you enjoy shopping, there’s a traditional market in Morley that’s open six days a week, while other attractions in the town include the Beryl Burton Gardens and the Town Hall. Each year, the town also throws one of the country’s biggest parades to mark St George’s Day.

For families moving to the area, Diggerland is a popular attraction for kids and grownups alike, while Ponderosa is home to rare breed animals. Other child-friendly places of interest near to Morley include Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Manor Heath Park and Middleton Railway, while the Yorkshire Dales National Park is ideal for days out in the great outdoors.

Other interesting sights close to Morley include Oakwell Hall Country Park, Dewsbury Museum, the National Coal Mining Museum and Wilton Park.

Travel and commuting

Morley is well-connected by road and rail, so it’s easy to commute to nearby towns and cities including Leeds and Huddersfield. The train journey to Leeds from Morley takes less than 10 minutes, while the car journey to the city centre takes 15 minutes depending on traffic. Wakefield and Huddersfield can both be reached in just 20 minutes from Morley, while the journey to Bradford takes 25 minutes by train.

If you’re travelling further afield, Manchester is only one hour away by train with one change in Dewsbury, while London can be reached in just two hours 35 minutes by rail, changing once in Leeds. When you want to go on holiday, Leeds Bradford Airport is only a 30 minute drive from Morley, while Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Manchester Airport are also relatively close by. 

Emmet's Reach, Birkenshaw

Emmet's Reach, Birkenshaw

Heathfield Lane, Birkenshaw, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD11 2HW

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £159,995 to £367,995
Bodington Manor, Adel

Bodington Manor, Adel

Adel Lane, Adel, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS16 8FY

Chapel Lea, Flockton

Chapel Lea, Flockton

Barnsley Road, Flockton, WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, WF4 4AA

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £249,995 to £364,995
The Paddocks, Skelmanthorpe

The Paddocks, Skelmanthorpe

Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD8 9DS

Hewenden Ridge, Cullingworth

Hewenden Ridge, Cullingworth

Manywells Crescent, Cullingworth, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD13 5DX

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £289,995 to £389,995
Templars Chase, Wetherby

Templars Chase, Wetherby

Hudson Way, Wetherby, WETHERBY, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS22 7TW

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £319,995 to £454,995
Castle Vale, Pilley

Castle Vale, Pilley

New Road, Tankersley, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S75 3BQ

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £324,995 to £444,995
Grange Park, Hampsthwaite

Grange Park, Hampsthwaite

Brookfield, Hampsthwaite, HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, HG3 2EF

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £516,995 to £599,995
The Pastures, Knaresborough

The Pastures, Knaresborough

Boroughbridge Road, Knaresborough, KNARESBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE, HG5 0LZ

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £474,995 to £654,995
The Chocolate Works, York

The Chocolate Works, York

Campleshon Road, York, YORK, YO23 1EY

  • 1 and 2 bedroom homes
  • £239,995 to £399,995
Fairfield Croft
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Fairfield Croft

Shipton Road, Skelton, YORK, YO30 1XW

  • Coming soon
Rowntree, Derwenthorpe, York

Rowntree, Derwenthorpe, York

Fifth Avenue, York, YORK, YO31 0RQ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £299,995 to £364,995
Pembridge Park, Auckley

Pembridge Park, Auckley

Hurst Lane, Auckley, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, DN9 3NW

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £183,995 to £318,995
Ashworth Heights
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Ashworth Heights

Ashworth Street, Bury, BURY, GREATER MANCHESTER, BL8 1NU

  • Coming soon