A town located within the city of Leeds, Horsforth lies in the county of Yorkshire and is a major residential area with a wide variety of facilities to serve the local population. Towards the end of the 19th century, Horsforth was said to have been one of the biggest villages in the country and major growth and development pushed it into gaining town status and eventually becoming a part of Leeds. The town is known for its long list of public houses as well as churches including St. Margaret’s Church and St. James Woodside Church of England. James Milner is a popular public figure from Horsforth as are Matthew Lewis, Marc Almond and Nick Baines.
The town has a large number of executive suites and office spaces that are home to accountants and construction firms. There are also healthcare therapists in the area along with electrical engineers, graphic designers, cleaning services, recruitment agencies, and solicitors. Stainless Engineering Ltd. has a manufacturing facility in Horsforth, while Avison Electrical and Ultrapulse Studios also occupy space in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Horsforth has a number of entertainment options including The Cottage Road Cinema and Northern Ballet Theatre, which is a centre for the performing arts. Sand Bar is a great place to immerse yourself in the home-grown live-music scene. You will find local pubs and dining places if you are looking to dine out, with The Fox and Hounds, The Queen’s Arms and The Old King’s Arms providing great food and a traditional English pub setting in the heart of this town. Gazi’s is a restaurant that serves up tasty Indian food while Café Marinetti specialises in delicious Italian cuisine.
Horsforth is the town’s main railway station with the Harrogate Line taking passengers into Leeds city centre. Leeds-Bradford International Airport is just two miles from the town, making it an ideal location for international travellers. The A6120 runs along the southern side of Horsforth, providing easy access to the A660 and A65, and there are taxis, buses and coaches available to the public.