There is somewhere to fit everyone, whether that’s in the bustling city centre or the quieter suburbs, Leeds is the perfect city to live in to fit any lifestyle. With good transport links across the entire country, by train, bus and coach, travelling anywhere from Leeds is straightforward - you can be in London in under 2 hours on the train.

Being in the centre has its perks, there are plenty of amenities and there is always the option to make the most of your lunch break with so much on your doorstep. Many of our staff members regularly do some light shopping, fit in a quick gym session or even go for a walk down the canal.

Leeds is also one of the most popular shopping destinations in the UK with over five miles of shopping streets and the largest indoor markets in Europe. Victoria Gate and Victoria Quarter bring together many designer brands and boutiques for high end shopping and Trinity Leeds is home to a vast array of high street brands along with a cinema, plenty of restaurants and the acclaimed Trinity Kitchen which has a collection of street food vendors. When it comes to eating out, Leeds has a wide range such as casual dining restaurants, craft breweries, independent coffee shops and cosy cafes.

There is a large music scene and Leeds plays host to a number of festivals, including Leeds Festival, Slam Dunk and Live at Leeds.  In terms of music bars and clubs, Leeds has a huge amount of options. Whether you’re seeing a local band at the Belgrave Music Hall, or on a night out at the famous Call Lane, there’s an option for everyone and every genre.

Leeds has a rich sporting history and is home to some of the most well-known sport teams in England, including the rugby league team Leeds Rhinos, the infamous Leeds United Football Club and the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, the most successful club in English cricketing history.  In terms of taking-part, Leeds has local clubs for most sports imaginable: from Hockey to Korfball, from Athletics to Volleyball, chances are if you can think of any sport, Leeds will have it.

Although the office is in the city, there are plenty of places to explore only a short drive away. There are walking routes in abundance in the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors, many with a good village pub or two on route. Also, the Yorkshire Coast is only two hours away, so you can really make the most of those sunny days in the summer.