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Chapel Allerton is a popular spot for young professionals and families. Filled with character and charm, Chapel Allerton has made a great name for itself over recent years. With a hub of independent businesses, bustling nightlife, local schools and amenities, it’s clear to see why Chapel Allerton is recognised for its popularity.


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Things To Do

Labelled as ‘The Notting Hill of the North’, Chapel Allerton is renowned for its work hard, play hard attitude. With a magnitude of independent businesses, bars and restaurants and the odd yoga studio thrown in too, you’ll never be short of things to do. Chapel Allerton offers a sense of community with regular live music events, art and monthly markets. Make sure you don’t miss Chapel Allerton’s Annual Arts Festival; a fantastic day filled with music, food and creativity! 

Things you didn't know about Chapel Allerton

Despite being located in North Leeds, Chapel Allerton has its own estate dedicated to North America with a range of streets named after some of Canadas’ states. Known to the locals as ‘Little Canada’, keep an eye out for Ontario Place, Montreal Avenue and more!

Schools in Chapel Allerton

Chapel Allerton has become a popular spot for families for a whole host of reasons, including the number of good schools within a short radius. Only a short journey away from the city centre, there is also easy access to the Universities and colleges of Leeds. 

  • Chapel Allerton Primary School
  • Bracken Edge Primary School
  • Bank Side Primary School
  • St Matthews C of E Primary School
  • Leeds Christian School of Excellence
  • Moor Allerton Primary School
  • Roundhay School
  • Carr Manor Community School

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Transport

Just 2 miles from Leeds City Centre it’s easy to see why Chapel Allerton is so popular with commuters. There is just a 9 minute journey separating you and your city centre office, even with a few minutes added for rush hour you can be sure you’ll be home in good time. If you’re looking to avoid expensive city centre parking prices, the 36 bus will get you to the city in an efficient 15 minutes or if you’re running late an Uber will only set you back an average of £6-7! If you work further afield, Chapel Allerton offers quick and easy access to M62, M621 and the M1.

    History

    Chapel Allerton was incorporated into Leeds administrative area in 1869, as a civil parish. However, in 1900 it was still a village, isolated from Leeds and neighbouring Meanwood and Moortown by fields, which were gradually filled in with housing and new roads in the 20th century shaping Chapel Allerton to what it has become today.

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    Eating & Drinking

    You won’t be short of places to eat and drink in Chapel Allerton, from quirky cafes to beer gardens fit for a summer day; Chapel Allerton really does have it all. House of Koko is a must visit for a caffeine boast or why not head to the aptly named Cup and Saucer for a hot brew or two. Looking for something more filling, then Pinche Pinche is a local favourite to make all your Mexican dreams come true or why not explore 4 Kitchens for a taste of India. Last but not least, The Mustard Pot is a solid choice to enjoy a beverage on a summer day!

    Shopping

    When looking for your local supermarkets you’ve got a lot of choice depending on your preference, from Tesco Express for all those spontaneous snacks or stock up on your weekly shop at the likes of Lidl, Aldi or the nearby Waitrose. You’ll also find the Plastic Free Refilling Station is leading the way in eco shopping on Harrogate Road.  Chapel Allerton wouldn’t be what it is today without its independent shops and boutiques such as Chirpy and Rustic Pine, so make sure you stop by and say hi.

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