How to Get Here
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By Car (approx 3.5 miles/9 minutes):
- Head east on Gardeners Court towards The Oval
- Turn left onto The Oval
- Continue onto Hillidge Road
- Turn right to stay on Hillidge Road
- Turn right onto A61
- Turn left onto the M621 W slip road to M62 W
- Merge onto M621
- At junction 2A, exit towards Beeston/Holbeck
- Turn right onto Cemetery Road
- Keep left to continue on Top Moor Side
- At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Domestic Road/A58
- At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Whitehall Road/A58
- Turn right onto Dixon Lane
By Bus (approx 34 minutes):
- Catch the 189 from Stafford Street
- Ride for 10 minutes/6 stops to Leeds City Bus Station
- Catch the 255 from Leeds City Bus Station
- Ride for 11 minutes/11 stops to Whitehall Road Dixon Lane
- Walk east on Whitehall Road/A58 towards Dixon Lane
- Turn left onto Dixon Lane
Hunslet is a suburb in southern Leeds, West Yorkshire. Hunslet is neighboured by Holbeck, Beeston, Belle Isle, Stourton and Cross Green. Approximately 3 miles away from Leeds city centre, Hunslet enjoys an urban atmosphere.
Living in Hunslet
Hunslet has all the local amenities a resident could ask for. Nearby supermarkets include Morrisons, Lidl, Iceland Foods, Tesco Express, Morrisons Hunslet, Brijies Supermarket, Venus Supermarket (Leeds), ALDI, Abu Bakr Supermarket, ASIA Supermarket, Sainsbury’s and Sainsbury’s Local. In Hunslet there is St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Hunslet St Mary’s C of E Primary School, Low Road Primary School, New Bewerley Community School, Hunslet Moor Primary School, Beeston HIll St Lukes C of E Primary School, Little Owls Nursery Hunslet St Mary’s, Little Owls Nursery Hunslet Rylestone, Lane End Primary School, St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School and Hunslet Carr Primary School offering lots of choice to residents with children.
Hunslet has excellent proximity to the town centre. Hunslet Road/A61 offers a quick route, alternatively; bus routes 110 Sapphire, 167, 168, 189, 410, 444 and 446 arrive in Leeds City Centre and only take approximately 10 minutes.
Hunslet postcode: LS10
The History of Hunslet
The name Hunslet is said to have derived from Old English; the personal Anglo-Saxon name ‘Hun’ and the name for a creek or inlet - most likely referring to the River Aire. Hunslet used to belong to the Lacys and was passed to several other affluent families including the Gascoignes and the Neviles. Thomas Gascoigne who became chancellor of Oxford University was born in Hunslet in 1404.
In 1822, brewers Joshua Tetley & Son set up their business to produced beer and bitter, the business eventually became part of the Carlsberg Tetley group. The brewery closed in 2011. Industrialisation in the 19th century boosted business and the population of Hunslet. Large mills, chemical works, and potteries were created in the local area.
Things to do in Hunslet
Hunslet Club has a membership of over 2500 young people aged 18 months to 25 years, making it one of the largest youth organisations in the country. Hunslet Club provides an extensive programme of activities, including football, boxing, gymnastics, rugby, cheer-pom, drama, contemporary dance, hip-hop, ballet, tap and majorettes.
Hunslet Library has many facilities that serve the community, including; story time, rhyme time, IT training sessions, Summer Reading Challenge, holiday activities for children, a wide range of books to borrow including large print and taking books, free access to eBooks and eMagazines, local bus timetables, newspapers, help and information about the community and rooms to hire.
John Charles Centre for Sport has a 68 station gym, a 50m and 25m swimming pools, diving platforms and pools, a bar & cafe, meeting rooms, playing areas, astro pitches, indoor bowls hall, a 50m 6 lane indoor track, an indoor throwing cage and free WiFi.
Our Other Service Areas
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