Broad Gate Leeds

Why Leeds?

The UK’s fastest-growing city, Leeds is a thriving city and a key business destination.

With unrivalled amenity provision for staff to enjoy, Leeds is a vibrant, cultural destination to live and work. Centrally located and well connected, it is directly accessible to the rest of the UK and Europe and a key business destination.

2.8
Residents in Leeds
443,600
Total workforce in Leeds
1.4
Total workforce in the wider Leeds City Region
3
Largest manufacturing city in the UK
30+
National and international banks in Leeds
180
Law firms operating in Leeds
8,400
Employees in law firms
122,000
People working within financial and business services
41
Growth of financial services employment (1998 to 2008)
17,000
Employees in financial intermediation
8,700
Employees in services auxiliary to financial intermediation
5,700
Employees in accounting
2
Internationally acclaimed universities
65,000
Degree students in Leeds
350,000
Degree students with a one hour drive