Leeds City Region

The region is made up of:

  • 10 local authority districts
  • a population of over 3 million with more than a million of whom are aged under 30
  • excellent strategic location
  • over 7 million people within a 1 hour drive
  • road links via the M1, M62 and A1(M) motorways
  • Leeds to London in 2 hours
  • Leeds to Manchester in under an hour
  • fast growing Leeds-Bradford international airport is a major asset
  • regular flights to London that take under an hour
  • excellent freight distribution networks


Leeds City Region’s knowledge economy is comprised of:

  • digital technology
  • media
  • financial services
  • science
  • advanced manufacturing
  • healthcare/life sciences

All require a mix of policy, market dynamics, people, infrastructure and property to flourish hence the amazing opportunities available.