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Pudsey is a blossoming market town located in the west of Leeds, West Yorkshire. Up until 1974, Pudsey was independent, until it became part of the metropolitan borough of the city of Leeds. The name ‘Pudsey’ is linked to the mascot of BBC’s Children in Need – named after a BBC worker’s Grandfather who was the mayor of Pudsey.
Pudsey offers great shopping facilities, strong schools, great transport links, and equal distance to Leeds and Bradford; everything an individual considering a move to Pudsey would need.
The Britannia Turnbulls office is located just 20 minutes away from Pudsey, 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 Pudsey, and any of the surrounding areas.
Moving to Pudsey
Families looking to buy in Pudsey can secure a four or five bedroom detached home for under £300,000. Smaller detached properties are upwards of £220,000 and three bed semis can be purchased for as little as £130,000. Traditional brick terraces and cottages (two bedrooms) are a great option for first time buyers, with asking prices little over £100,000. Flats and apartments will require a minimum budget of £65,000.
Schools in Pudsey
The most local primary schools to Pudsey are Southroyd Primary, Greenside Primary, Lowtown Primary School, Pudsey Waterloo Primary, and Swinnow Primary. However, due to being located in inner-city Leeds, there are countless primary schools in areas neighbouring Pudsey too.
Pudsey boasts three secondary schools, each of which has specific feeder primary schools. Pudsey Grangefield School, Crawshaw School, and Fulneck School are the local schools. However, there are an incredible amount of secondary schools in a five-mile radius.
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.
Transport Links Pudsey
Buses in Pudsey are run by a number of different providers. The majority of buses connect to Leeds city centre and towards other parts of the city, including Bradford, and other towns.
Residents of Pudsey benefit from New Pudsey railway station, located just north of the Ring Road. The station provides services to Leeds, York, Selby, Bradford, Halifax, Blackpool, and Huddersfield.
Leeds Bradford International Airport can be accessed via the A65, which is a 19-minute drive from Pudsey in good traffic. This is ideal for frequent business flyers and destinations include Australia, China, India, as well as many European and UK locations.