Situated on the western development limits of Horsforth, within an affluent suburb of North Leeds, which is popular with commuters.  The site is accessed from the south side of Calverley Lane, in turn having excellent access from the North Leeds Ring Road.  Key commuting distances/times are as follows:


Direction from site

Approximate Distance from the site by Road

Leeds City Centre

South East

5.3 miles

8.5 km

Bradford City Centre

South West

6 miles

10 km


North East

14.5 miles

23.5 km



30 miles

48 km

Leeds Bradford Airport

North West

4 miles

6.5 km


Horsforth train station is located approximately 2.5 km (1.6 miles) to the North East of the site and can be reached on foot in approximately 25 minutes or 16 minutes via the number 30 bus, accessible at the bus stop adjacent the site on the ring road.  Frequent train services to Leeds are available which in turn provides a direct service via the east coast mainline to London Kings Cross Station, with a typical journey time of approximately 2- 2.5 hours.


Leeds Bradford International Airport is located 6.4km (4 miles) to the North West of the site and offers internal services, regular flights to key European destinations and more.


A good range of national high street retailers, banks and leisure outlets are on offer in and around Horsforth.  In addition, there are a number of independently owned shops, bars and restaurants, all of which are concentrated on either New Road Side or Town Street and both within 1 mile from the subject site.


The completed dwellings will fall within the catchment of the following state funded schools.  The closest primary schools are Featherbank Primary School and Newlaithes Primary School, which are rated 'Outstanding' and 'Good' respectively in the latest Ofsted report. The closest secondary school is Horsforth School which is rated as 'Good' in the latest Ofsted report.