Area Guide to Chapel Allerton Leeds LS7
Chapel Allerton is a great place to live and is incredibly popular with young professionals and families. It’s beautiful array of Victorian terraces, detached houses and modern flats combined with a vibrant village feel have led to it being named the ‘Notting Hill of the North’ and make it perfect for professional lets in Leeds.
Eating & Drinking
In the centre of the suburb is a fantastic selection of restaurants, including independent Greek, Italian and Moroccan, many of which have been firm favourites for years. You can also find the recognised chains like Caffe Nero and Pizza Hut in the centre of the village.
As well as hip bars like Seven, you can enjoy a more traditional experience at The Regent which has been standing since the 18th Century.
Sport and leisure
Another reason that the village is popular for professional lets in Leeds is due in part to the feel of open space. Gledhow Valley is the largest gardening plot in Leeds and boasts rich soil that yields a wide variety of vegetables and fruits. The village also has a running club and a lawn tennis and squash club as well as a swimming pool for recreational use. The area’s annual end-of-summer festival is not to be missed!
There’s a small group of boutique shops such as Amanda’s, Casablanca, Coco Loco and Angels, offering anything from designer jeans, beautiful clothes, gifts, hand made cards and jewellery. Foodies should check out the local butchers or Love Organic where you’ll find organic and homemade treats, veg and cakes.
It is ideally located for Leeds city Centre and is on main bus routes and the city centre is only a 15 min bus ride away. There is quick access to the ring road and the M62, M621, and M1 motorways for commuting to work.
Employers from almost all industries have a base in Leeds. It is a major hub for professional services, law and financial services, with well known companies such as First Direct, Yorkshire Bank and Leeds Building Society. It also has the highest number of central government jobs outside of London, with the Department of Health particularly. Asda’s headquarters are close to the station and Morrison’s HQ is a short hop to the edge of Bradford.
While there are many schools in the surrounding area of Leeds, the Chapel Allerton Primary School is the only local school in the village and is considered the heart of the community. Schools in the surrounding area include:
- Chapel Allerton Primary School
- Saint Matthews Church of England Primary School
- Allerton High School