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Hunslet is an inner-city area in the south of Leeds, West Yorkshire. Hunslet, although small, is often split up into three different areas; Crown Point, Pottery Fields, and Penny Hill. Hunslet has evolved extensively over the past decades, following in the footsteps of the city of Leeds. It had a plethora of different properties, and it is slowly becoming a hub for industry, which echoes its history.
The Britannia Turnbulls office is located just 3 miles away from Hunslet, in the centre of Leeds. Established in 1876, Britannia Turnbulls are removals and storage experts and are ready to help you move to or from Hunslet, and any of the surrounding areas.
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The area surrounding the Tetley’s Brewery and Crown Point Retail Park is often referred to simply as Crown Point, while the area surrounding the Meadow Lane Gas Works and the council depot is known as Pottery Fields. The more residential side of Hunslet (around Church Street and the Penny Hill Centre) is referred to as Penny Hill.
Those looking to buy in Hunslet will soon notice there is a wide variety of homes to choose from that boast different architectural styles. Two bed flats in purpose built complexes are on the market for £100,000 but, more often than not, traditional two bed terraced homes are more affordable, at around £85,000. Family sized semis start at £120,000 and detached homes take this to £150,000.
Families looking to rent in Hunslet will need a minimum budget of £625 pcm for semidetached and detached homes. Terraced properties tend to fall between £450 and £550 pcm, with flats on the market for prices upwards of £525 pcm.
Schools in Hunslet
Due to Hunslet being an inner-city area of Leeds, there are countless primary and secondary schools that pupils can attend. Some of the best primary schools in Leeds include Monk Fryston CofE, Tranmere Park, Shadwell Primary, St Anthony’s RC, Meanwood CofE, and Bramhope Primary.
For children of secondary school age, Roundhay School, Garforth Academy, Guiseley School, The Moorley Academy, and Allerton High School all have fantastic reputations.
Those who choose to go on to further education can attend Leeds City College, Elliot Hudson College, Leeds College of Art, Leeds College of Building, Leeds College of Music, or Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College.
There is also a selection of independent schools throughout Leeds.
Transport Links Hunslet
The M621 and A61, two major arteries for Leeds, pass through Hunslet. These provide convenient access to the whole of South Yorkshire, and through the M62 to Manchester.
There are regular buses into Leeds city centre, as well as other local and regional routes.
Due to its close proximity to the city, the nearest train station is Leeds. The railway station has many services to the likes of London Kings Cross, London St Pancras, Manchester, Sheffield, Bradford, Huddersfield, Doncaster, and Carlisle.