Your student guide to Headingley
It’s the place to be when it comes to student housing in Leeds. The university and some of the city’s best bars, pubs, cafés and restaurants are all within walking distance of this vibrant district.
The main street running through Headingley, Otley Road, hosts a range of stores, supermarkets and study spots for every type of student.
You’ll find charity shops, artisan bakeries and student bars to keep you happy throughout the year, so you might never need to even leave Headingley except for your lectures.
Headingley safety and security
Headingley is a popular area with students, so there’s a communal vigilance running through it. Naturally, students are targets for criminals, like they are anywhere in the country, so keep your wits about you and you’ll have every reason to love living in Headingley.
Given that one of the main roads into Leeds runs through Headingley, there’s no shortage of public transport in and out of the area. There are many regular bus routes and even a train station that’ll take you into Leeds city centre in minutes.
Finding student property to rent in Headingley
The popularity of Headingley means that there is much competition amongst students to find a place to live. Due to that, though, there is an abundance of student housing in the area.
It’s a good idea to map out your university experience before you choose a property, but the likelihood is that anywhere in Headingley is going to be close to anywhere you need to be during your university years.