About the City of Leeds
Leeds is a popular City in West Yorkshire, Northern England.
Historically Leeds had been a major centre for the production and trading of wool, however come the Industrial Revolution, Leeds developed into a major industrial centre.
Wool was still the dominant industry but flax, engineering, iron foundries and printing emerged during this time.
Today Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of West Yorkshire, it has a diverse economy with employment in the service sector now far exceeding that in the traditional manufacturing industries.
The City of Leeds is the location of one of the largest financial centres in England outside of London.
Leeds is a vibrant, dynamic destination with plenty to offer in the way of both entertainment and shopping.
There is a diverse music scene that caters for all tastes and there are many nightclubs, venues and music bars.
Leeds is one of the UK’s most popular shopping destinations with somewhere in the region of 1,000 retail outlets spread across several major shopping centres in the heart of the city.
Local Links for Leeds City Centre
Headingley Carnegie Cricket Ground
- Home to Yorkshire County Cricket Club and popular Test Venue
St Michael's Lane,
Leeds United Football Club
- The official website of Leeds United A.F.C.
Elland Road Stadium,
University of Leeds
Leeds Art Gallery
Leeds City Museum
Leeds Royal Armouries -
The Royal Armouries Museum is located at Clarence Dock, only a short distance from the centre of Leeds
Leeds International Film Festival
Leeds International Concert Season
Leeds City Council
Shopping in Leeds City Centre
Headrow Shopping Centre
The Headrow is a broad street in Leeds city centre that is home to many of the city's shopping, civic and cultural attractions including the Headrow Shopping Centre.
The Light combines great shopping with a wide selection of places to eat, stylish bars, a cinema, deluxe 4-star hotel and a premier health and fitness club all under one roof!
St John's Centre
The St John's Centre is a small indoor shopping centre just off the Headrow in Leeds.
The Victoria Quarter
The Victoria Quarter is an upmarket shopping area just off the Headrow in Leeds.
Leeds Corn Exchange
As well as housing shops the Leeds Corn Exchange also hosts exhibitions, fashion shows and music events.
The Exchange is also a well-known congregation point for alternative people.
Leeds Shopping Plaza
The Leeds Shopping Plaza is surrounded by the streets of Bond Street, Albion Street, Boar Lane and Lower Basinghall Street.
The Merrion Shopping Centre
The Merrion Centre is set in the heart of Leeds City Centre and includes offices, car parking and entertainment including a bowling alley, a nightclub and several pubs and bars.
Hotels and Inns by key attractions in Leeds City Centre
Hotels Elland Road Stadium
Hotels Headingley Stadium
Hotels Leeds Train Station
Hotels The Victoria Quarter
Hotels University of Leeds
Hotels and Inns for Leeds City Centre
Park Plaza Hotel Leeds City Centre
Boar Lane, City Square,
West Yorkshire, LS1 5NS
Novotel Leeds City Centre
Whitehall, Whitehall Quay,
West Yorkshire, LS1 4HR
Radisson Blu Hotel Leeds City Centre
West Yorkshire, LS1 8TL
Leeds Marriott Hotel
Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane,
West Yorkshire, LS1 6ET
Queens Hotel Leeds City Centre
West Yorkshire, LS1 1PJ
Ibis Leeds City Centre Centre
West Yorkshire, LS1 4PB
Malmaison Hotel Leeds City Centre
Sovereign Quay, Bridge End,
West Yorkshire, LS1 4AG
Holiday Inn Express Leeds City Centre
Cavendish Street, Off Kirkstall Road,
West Yorkshire, LS3 1LY
Roomzzz Aparthotel Leeds City West
The Triangle, Burley Road,
West Yorkshire, LS3 1JU
Holiday Inn Express Leeds City Centre Armouries
West Yorkshire, LS10 1LE
Jurys Inn Leeds
Kendell Street, Brewery Place, Brewery Wharf,
West Yorkshire, LS10 1NE
Clayton Hotel Leeds
(Former Bewleys Hotel Leeds)
City Walk, Sweet Street,
West Yorkshire, LS11 9AT
Premier Inn Leeds City West
City West One Office Park, Gelderd Road,
West Yorkshire, LS12 6LX
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