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Kirkstall Forge

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An entirely new neighbourhood on the banks of the river aire

An entirely new neighbourhood on the banks of the river aire

Over the coming years the banks of the River Aire will be transformed, with high quality offices, new homes and a wealth of complementary facilities creating a genuine and sustainably led community.

Located just six minutes from Leeds city centre and 15 minutes from Bradford by mainline train, coupled with pedestrian and cycle links, Kirkstall Forge is well connected to the surrounding area and the city centre, ensuring that sustainable and active travel are part of everyday life.


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Different by design

Number One, Kirkstall Forge

Different by design

These cool modernist apartments and state-of-the-art offices have been designed by the very best British architects and set within 57 acres of beautiful woodland.

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Kirkstall Forge Leeds City Centre

6 minutes from Leeds by train

Kirkstall Forge benefits from our own dedicated on-site train station transporting you into Leeds in just 6 minutes, or Bradford in 15 minutes.

15 minutes from Leeds by car

Kirkstall Forge is only 3.5 miles from Leeds and 7.7 miles from Bradford, it is easily reached by car in around 15 minutes and 25 minutes respectively.

Cycle from Leeds in 20 minutes

It couldn’t be easier to cycle to Kirkstall Forge, you can get into Leeds city centre along the A65 or on the canal towpath in around 20 minutes.

Rich in heritage

Kirkstall Forge was the longest continually used industrial site in the UK. The new development will breathe life back into this historic site, re-establishing Kirkstall as an integral and prosperous part of Leeds.

800 Years of History
57 Acres
3.5 Miles from Leeds
7.7 Miles from Bradford

Different, and intentionally so

The 57 acre development has been master-planned to include 1,050 homes, 300,000 sq ft of commercial and 100,000 sq ft retail and leisure.