Area Guide to Rodley Leeds LS13
Ever growing in popularity for professional lets in Leeds, Rodley sits on the Leeds and Liverpool canal making a convenient and easy living place for young professionals and families.
Eating & Drinking
There are a handful of traditional pubs by the canal and the suburbs of Farsley and Horsforth are close by, offering even more choice of bars and eateries. Rodley is home to Effesus, a great Turkish restaurant.
Sport and leisure
The canal is a firm favourite with all ages for walking, running, cycling, fishing and even canoing. Rodley Nature Reserve, by the canal is a wetlands reserve and is great for a gentle stroll or bird watching.
Just opposite the nature reserve is Canal Bank Sports Ground, great for those playing rugby and cricket.
The village of Farsley is a short walk away offering a small number of independent shops and a co-op.
Buses run through Rodley going to Leeds in the east and Bradford in the west.
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 are a couple of good primary schools in the area; Valley View Community Primary School and Summerfield Primary School.