New Homes in Bradford
Live the Life
Located in West Yorkshire just a short distance away from Leeds, Bradford is a diverse and exciting city with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you love playing a leisurely round of golf, visiting museums or shopping until you drop, there’s something for the whole family near to your new home in Bradford.
Things to see and do
The city has a number of historic attractions, including Bradford Industrial Museum where you can see textile machines and even pay a visit to the former Mill Owner’s House to get an insight into life in Victorian times. Other historical places of interest in the city include Bradford Police Museum and Bradford Cathedral.
Bradford is very cultural, with everything from performances at Bradford Playhouse to art exhibitions at Impressions Gallery and interesting architecture in Little Germany. There’s also lots to keep the children entertained, with family-friendly attractions including the National Media Museum, the Peace Museum and Bolling Hall. Ilkley Toy Museum, Rail Story and Keighley and Worth Valley Railway are just a short drive away.
If you enjoy a round or two of golf, there are lots of courses to choose from including West Bradford Golf Club, Bradford Golf Club and Bradford Moor Golf Club. For those who prefer spectating, Bradford City A.F.C play football at Valley Parade, while Bradford Bulls R.L.F.C play at Odsal Stadium.
Other attractions in and around Bradford include Bradford Ice Rink, Eureka! Children’s Museum in Halifax, and the Michelin-starred The Box Tree restaurant in Ilkley.
If you’re moving to your new home in Bradford with a young and growing family, you’ll be able to choose from a number of excellent schools in and around the city. Outstanding schools in Bradford include Copthorne Primary School, Farnham Primary School, Dixons Music Primary, Iqra Academy Education Trust, Feversham College and Dixons Trinity Academy.
Independent schools in the city include Islamic Tarbiyah Preparatory School, Bradford Grammar School, Olive Secondary, Al Mumin Primary and Secondary School, M A Girls School and Eternal Light Secondary School. The University of Bradford provides higher education in the city, while Bradford College and Grace Technology College offer further education and vocational courses.
Getting to Bradford
Bradford is connected to the M62 by the M606, and the city also has a number of train stations with regular services to nearby towns and cities. The journey from Leeds to Bradford takes around 25 minutes travelling by car, or 20 minutes by train. Bradford is 50 minutes from York by car or 55 minutes by train, while the journey from Manchester takes around one hour by car and one hour 10 minute by train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria station.
For travel to London, the car journey via the M1 takes around four hours, but the train journey is much quicker at two hours 50 minutes with a change in Leeds. If you’re going on holiday or taking a business trip, Leeds Bradford Airport is a 20-minute drive from the centre of Bradford and can also be reached by train travelling via Leeds.