Professional – Hunslet

Area Guide to Hunslet  Leeds LS10

Hunslet is an inner city area in south Leeds. It is an area that has grown up around the the River Aire and has seen the development of a range of riverside flats and expansion of offices and industrial sites, which has driven an increase in professional lets in this part of Leeds.

Eating & Drinking

The area has a few traditional pubs and local takeaways.

Sport and leisure

The well known John Charles centre for sport offers a great range of facilities including an Olympic size swimming pool, a tennis centre, indoor bowls and football.


There is a good range of shops at Crown Point Retail Park, including Asda Living, Boots, Next, Costa Coffee and many more national brands.


The M621 and A61 pass through Hunslett and there is convenient access to the M62, M1 and Leeds City Centre is a short bus ride away and can even be reached on foot.


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.

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