Congratulations! You’ve landed yourself a fantastic job in Leeds city centre. Whether you are moving from another area of West Yorkshire or from further afield, we are here to make sure you find the ideal apartment in central Leeds. Living alone or sharing with housemates, we’ve got you covered with a wide selection of quality properties. Living close to your place of work has many benefits, including the fact a short commute equals more ‘you’ time! While colleagues may be sat on a bus or train for an hour twice daily, you can be home after work and spending time with friends or cooking dinner within 20 minutes! Another bonus — even friends who don’t work in the city centre won’t begrudge coming in from other areas of Leeds to see you as the buzz of the city centre is addictive.

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Food & drink in Leeds city centre 

As a professional living in a Leeds city centre rental property, you will be located near a wealth of bars, pubs, cocktail bars, themed bars and clubs — if you live for the weekend, you certainly won’t be disappointed. The selection of cafés and restaurants in central Leeds is phenomenal, with new and exciting places opening up all the time. Great lunch options include Trinity Kitchen and the street food section of Kirkgate Market, whereas on an evening you will have to decide what type of food you are in the mood for to narrow down your options. Michelin Stars are no stranger to Leeds thanks to The Man Behind the Curtain, and Masterchef: The Professionals runner-up Matt Healy has a restaurant here too — The Foundry. For something a bit less fancy but still delicious, choose from Thai, Italian, French, Greek, Vietnamese, Indian and more. 

Shopping in Leeds city centre 

If you’re a shopaholic living in a Leeds city centre apartment, you’re in luck. Spend some time exploring the various shopping centres and arcades, including Victoria Leeds, Trinity Leeds, Merrion Centre, St. John’s Centre, and the Grand Arcade. Not to mention Briggate, the famous Leeds shopping street, still bursting with big names. 

Leisure & culture in Leeds city centre

Whatever your interests, there’s lots to see and do for those living in a Leeds city centre flat — all right on your doorstep, too! Discover a plethora of museums, art galleries, gyms, gigs, cinemas, theatres and multiple festivals throughout the year. The Royal Armouries at Leeds Dock is a popular museum to visit, and for a little bit of luxury on your day off, try the Everyman cinema — we’re talking comfy sofas, and food and drink delivered to you in your seat while you enjoy the movie!

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Transport in Leeds city centre 

Leeds is an excellently connected city, whether you’re travelling within Leeds itself, or heading further afield. There’s no need to dread meetings in London when you’re living in Leeds city centre accommodation — you can be there in just 2 hours 15 minutes on a direct train, and they run regularly too. Being England’s second busiest train station outside of London, you’ll find it easy to get anywhere you need to.  If you are looking for accommodation in this vibrant northern city, Pickard Properties can help you find your ideal new home today. Get in touch and let us know your requirements.