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Oakwood is a suburb in north-east Leeds, West Yorkshire. Oakwood is neighboured by Roundhay, Harehills, Seacroft, Gipton, Fearnville and Gledhow. Approximately 3 miles away from Leeds city centre, Oakwood enjoys a quiet atmosphere.
Oakwood has all the local amenities a resident could ask for. Nearby supermarkets include Tesco Superstore, CC Continental Supermarket, Tesco Express, Ariana Supermarket, Asda Harehills Supermarket, Morrisons and Roundhay Supermarket. Near Oakwood there is Roundhay School, Kerr Mackie Primary School, Bracken Edge Primary School, Roundhay School Primary Campus, Harehills Primary School, Bankside Primary School, Roundhay C of E Primary School, John Jamieson School, Roundhay Park Primary School, Talbot Primary School, Gledhow Primary School, Hovingham Primary School, Springwell Academy Leeds East, Hillcrest Academy and Allerton Grange School offering choice to residents with children.
Oakwood has excellent proximity to the town centre. The A58 offers a quick route, alternatively; bus routes 12, 13 and 13A arrive in Leeds City Centre and only take approximately 30 minutes.
Oakwood postcode: LS8
Historically, Oakwood was mostly a place for affluent people to build park villas and grand stone houses because of the proximity to Roundhay Park. This developed even further after the introduction of the first electric tram service in Europe, running from Sheepscar to Roundhay Park and terminating in Oakwood.
Oakwood Clock is a notable feature of Oakwood. Built in 1904 by Potts of Leeds and designed by Leeming and Leeming, Oakwood Clock is situated at the bottom of Roundhay Park. Oakwood Clock was originally designed to be placed in Kirkgate Market, but was later decided it would not go there. It was eight years later when the clock was erected in Oakwood. In 2015, the tower of Oakwood Clock was replaced, but the original clock was retained. There is also a Christmas Tree put up next to the clock tower annually.
The Oakwood Fish Bar is situated opposite the Oakwood Clock, and is a Grade II listed building that has been selling fish and chips since 1934.
The Oakwood Farmers’ Market is held next to Oakwood clock on the third Saturday of the month since March 2008. This market provides produce that is local, ‘local’ being defined as ‘not travelling more than 20 miles to the market’.