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About Leeds

Leeds is a beautiful, thriving, and community-rich city that you are sure to love. Choc full of culture and history, Leeds is home to a number of monuments, eateries, scenic views and much more.

Flanked by the beautiful countryside of Yorkshire Dales, the bustling city centre of Leeds is fast-paced and full of thriving businesses. During the day, the city is buzzing with life and there is always something to do or to discover.

By night, Leeds home to a number of great eateries, pubs, clubs and local bars for those who love to be active after dark. There are also a wide array of cultural attractions including the famous Grand Theatre, which is located at the city center. Regardless of whether you like to go out for a pint, or prefer to see an opera, Leeds has options that are sure to satisfy!

For those who love sport, Leeds is home to the Rhinos rugby team, as well as the world famous football team Leeds United. At the time of writing, the Rhinos had just secured a victory against Hull FC to begin the Super 8s in second place, and Leeds United is looking forward to their next match against Bolton in August.

Leeds has a tremendous amount to offer for families and people of all ages who are looking for a culture-filled place to visit or live. From sport, to nightlife, to one of Britains most famous collections of twentieth century art, we truly believe there is something here for everyone.

We don’t expect you to take our word for it however, and have listed some of the city’s most prestigious awards and accolades below.

Leeds. One of Europe’s top 25 cities for business

Cushman&Wakefield; European Cities Monitor 2009

Leeds. The UK’s most important legal centre outside London

UK Legal 500

Leeds. Home of the best tall building in Europe
Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Awards 2010

Leeds. More public green space per child than any other city in the UK
The Children’s Society 2008

Leeds. One of the UK’s top cities for restaurants
Which? Good Food Guide 2007

Leeds. The UK’s most female friendly city
Future Laboratories ‘Tigra Town’ Research 2006

Leeds. The UK’s best shopping destination
Rough Guide to Britain 2006

Leeds. The UK’s leading centre for business and financial services outside London
ONS Annual Business Inquiry 2005

Leeds. One of the top three UK cities for business outside London
Cushman&Wakefield UK Cities Monitor 2008

Leeds. Visitor city of the year
The Good Britain Guide

Leeds. The best place in Britain to live
Henley Management College ‘Urban Behaviours’ study