Professional – Moortown

Area Guide to Moortown Leeds LS17

Moortown is popular suburb of Leeds with a good range of housing and transport links in to the city and out to Harrogate. With properties ranging from detached houses to smart apartments, it is popular with both families and young professionals for rental accommodation in Leeds.

Eating & Drinking

Around the area there are places to cater for all tastes, from takeaways to international restaurants. Some standouts include the Italian Amici and recent deli addition Filmore and Union.

Sport and leisure

Moortown is close to a host of fabulous places to indulge in sport or leisure. Moortown and Sand Moor gold courses are close by and gym goers have David Lloyd gym close by. Eccup reservoir is lovely for walks and the famous Roundhay Park is within walking distance.


Moortown Corner junction has a range of different shops, estate agents, banks and large pharmacy and also hosts Marks & Spencer supermarket on the corner.


Easy access to Leeds City Centre and Harrogate make it a great location for commuting, with buses running both ways regularly.


With such easy commuting working in Leeds is easy. 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.


There is Moortown Primary School and Allerto Grange School and Allerton High School are the nearest secondary schools.

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