Burley is an inner-city area of Leeds and located approximately one mile from the city centre.
Following the rise in student numbers from Leeds University and Leeds Becketts University in recent decades, the area has seen a growth in its student population due to its affordability compared to Headingley or Hyde Park.
Properties in Burley
Burley is dominated by red brick Victorian terraces including small back-to-back houses and through terraces. In the 20th century private housing estates were built including semi-detached properties around the Burley Wood.
Burley has a student population in private rented accommodation and in the mid- to late 2000s large scale student halls were built on Burley Road.
Living in Burley
Burley is home to a number of well-known Leeds pubs including the Cardigan Arms, Bridgewater Arms and The Merry Monk. There are three gyms, a 5-aside football centre and a nine-hole golf course.
The area is served by small supermarkets (Iceland, Asda, Co-op and Aldi), and small chains such as One-Stop, Costcutter and Premier. The main shopping area is on Kirkstall Road and Burley Hill, where there are shops and restaurants.
Cardigan Fields leisure park complex contains an IMAX multi-screen Vue cinema, a gymnasium, a 10-pin Bowling centre and an ALDI supermarket. Some of the area's restaurants include Mod Pizza, McDonald's and Nando's.
Mel B (aka Scary Spice) from the Spice Girls grew up in Burley.
|> HEADINGLEY||> KIRKSTALL|
|> FAR HEADINGLEY & WEST PARK||> MEANWOOD|
|> HORSFORTH||> CITY CENTRE|
|> WOODHOUSE||> HYDE PARK|