Just 5 miles east of Leeds City Centre, the area is popular with home buyers due to its location, transport links and affordable properties. 


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Things To Do

There are plenty of parks and green spaces so you can breathe in the fresh air and escape to nature. Bramley Park is perfect for some outdoor sports with a tennis court, sports pitch and an enclosed children’s park so the kids can let off some steam. The warm community spirit can be felt in the recently refurbished pub, The White Lion, which features pizza and pool evenings and regular games nights. 

Things you didn't know about Bramley

The Bramley Shopping Centre was Leeds second purpose-built town centre.  
Bramley was once an industrial area called Bram’s Lea.

Schools in Bramley

Bramley has a wide selection of excellent primary schools and nurseries and there are plenty of brilliant high schools in the surrounding areas: 

  • Bramley Park Academy
  • Whitecote Primary School
  • Hollybush Primary School
  • Bramley St Peters C of E Primary School
  • Christ the King Catholic Primary School
  • Hollybush Childrens Centre     

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Transport

Bramley is just one stop away from Leeds City Centre on the train, making it a popular spot for commuters. There are regular bus routes which offer convenient access to areas further afield. A short bus ride will get you to Kirkstall where you can enjoy a visit to Kirkstall Abbey and Abbey House Museum.

    History

    The historic water pump and stone water trough remain from medieval times and are the last remnants of the village which was once surrounded by medieval cottages. Like many small areas in the 19th century, they experienced a surge in population due to the growth of the textile industry. 

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    Eating & Drinking

    Bramley is home to many local pubs, as well as being close to the city centre and surrounding towns. You can catch the latest football, rugby and cricket games at The Acorn. What better way to cure the hangover than a traditional fish and chips from one of the local takeaways? Original fisheries are a popular choice by locals. 

    Shopping

    If you are after some retail therapy, you can hop on the 10-minute train to Leeds and indulge in the large selection of shops in the Trinity Centre and Victoria Quarter. For groceries and larger amenities, there is a Morrisons, Tesco and Aldi in the area. Bramley has a 1960’s style concrete shopping centre with a post office, hairdressers and handy shops conveniently situated together.

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