Headingley is a vibrant suburb of north Leeds with many green leafy streets and a good mix of shops, restaurants and bars. Located two miles north of the city centre, it provides residents with excellent public transport links to the city centre served by multiple bus routes and its own train station.
As Headingley is close to both the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University campuses, it has become a very popular student area.
Properties in Headingley
Headingley was a village until the expansion of Leeds during the Industrial Revolution where it became a popular suburb for the rich moving to escape the filth and pollution of the city. The result of which led to the construction of some of Leeds most beautiful residential houses and villas.
The majority of housing is either large solid brick detached and terraced houses, often split into flats with generous outdoor spaces.
Living in Headingley
There is a strong sense of community in Headingley. Many residents have lived here all their lives or chosen to stay after moving to the area. Weekly farmer markets are held and there are numerous local community events going on all year round. There is an eclectic mix of residents from all over the world, which is reflected in the variety of restaurants. J. R. R. Tolkien, the writer and author of The Lord of the Rings, lived in Headingley when he worked at the university.
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