Are You Moving to Leeds?

Useful information if you are moving to Leeds

Leeds has one of Britain’s most buoyant local economies; it offers a vibrant nightlife, stylish shopping and plenty of places to dine out. It has plenty of fine Victorian building in the north of the city.  It’s a compact city with some breathtaking architecture. Leeds is the UK’s fastest growing city and has the second largest employment total outside London. It’s a thriving city for business, has six universities and two of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe.

White and Company have been helping businesses and families move house for more than 145 years, so if you are planning on moving and need removals in Leeds, then please do get in touch.


The train will get you to London in 2 hours 30 minutes. Manchester in an hour; Liverpool and York in about 30 minutes.  Leeds is a delightful city to stroll around and there are the usual buses etc.  Leeds is probably the best-connected city by car with the M1 passing about two miles east of the city.


Good primary schools include Little London, Rosebank and Castleton. Primrose High is very well thought of and the independent Leeds Girls’ High and Leeds Grammar always achieve well.


Leeds is a very cultural city with the Civic Theatre, The West Yorkshire Playhouse and Opera North.  There are plenty of good places to eat, the Bon Restaurant & Wine Bar in Low Street is excellent as is Brasserie Forty 4 at 44 The Calls; the building is a beautiful converted grain warehouse overlooking the river.  They serve a delicious venison haunch with black pudding sausage roll and a red wine sauce. There is also an excellent choice of wine.

Property Prices in Leeds

Bridgewater Place is a very good spot; waterfront developments such as Riverside Court and Whitehall Quay are also a good bet. Average property prices are £173,000 with a 3.07% increase in value over the past six months.  Detached homes are around £295,000 and smaller terrace properties selling for £183,000.

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This service is aimed at people moving in Leeds and for those looking for a local removals storage and shipping company.

If you are looking to move to the Leeds area. White and Company have been providing a removals service for over 140 years and are members of the British Association of Removers. 

White & Company also provide specialist removal services to locations around the UK, Jersey and Guernsey.  We work tirelessly to provide the best possible service and peace of mind for those looking to move home. 

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