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The West Yorkshire city of Leeds boasts incredible architecture, an array of cultural institutions, and a rich history.

Leeds can be traced to the 5th-century name for a wooded area of the Kingdom of Elmet. The name has been applied to many administrative entities over the centuries - but this Yorkshire town is where the name stuck. It changed from being the name of a small manorial borough in the 13th century, through several incarnations, to being the name attached to the present metropolitan borough. During the Industrial Revolution, Leeds developed into a major mill town; wool was the dominant industry, but flax, engineering, iron foundries, printing, and other industries were important. From being a compact market town in the valley of the River Aire, in the 16th century, Leeds expanded and absorbed the surrounding villages to become a populous urban centre by the mid-20th century.

Alongside technological advances and industrial expansion, Leeds retained an interest in trading in agricultural commodities, with the Corn Exchange opening in 1864 and still remaining in the city today. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Leeds became a major centre for the production and trading of wool, with Marshall's Mill being one of the first of many factories constructed in Leeds from around 1790 when the most significant were woollen finishing and flax mills. Leeds displays a variety of natural and built landmarks.

The city has a variety of beautiful natural landmarks including diverse sites as the gritstone outcrop of Otley Chevin and the Fairburn Ings RSPB reserve. The city's parks at Roundhay and Temple Newsam have long been owned and maintained in the centre of Leeds are Millennium Square, City Square, Park Square and Victoria Gardens.

As well as the famed central city war memorial there are also 42 other war memorials in the suburbs, towns and villages in the district. The built environment embraces the likes of Morley Town Hall and the trio of buildings in Leeds, Leeds Town Hall, Corn Exchange and Leeds City Museum by the architect Cuthbert Brodrick. The two white buildings on the Leeds skyline are the Parkinson building of Leeds University and the Civic Hall, with golden owls adorning the tops of the latter's twin spires which look imposing yet stunning at all times of the day. Armley Mills, Tower Works, and the Egyptian-style Temple Works hark back to the city's industrial past, while the site and ruins of Kirkstall Abbey display the beauty and grandeur of Cistercian architecture. Elland Road football stadium and Headingley Stadium for cricket and rugby are well known to sports enthusiasts, and the White Rose Centre is well-known to the shopping fans among us.

As well as beautiful monuments and public spaces, Leeds is also home to a variety of festivals. The city hosts the annual Leeds music festival every year, as well as Leeds Carnival, Leeds International Film Festival and Leeds Festival Fringe. Leeds is home to a number of famous faces, such as Malcolm McDowell, Peter O’Toole, Jeremy Paxman, Katie Rushworth, Corinne Bailey Rae and The Spice Girls’ Mel B.

Forklift Bendi Driver - £11.72 - Leeds

The Works Recruitment Ltd - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

We currently have an excellent opportunity for experienced bendi drivers, working for a well known, busy distribution center based in Leeds. Candidate Must -...

Sales Support Executive

JHR - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Sales Support Executive Leeds City Centre £16,000 The team work a varied shirt pattern ranging from 8.45am - 7.00pm Monday...

Payroll Officer

Page Personnel Finance - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Payroll Officer, Leeds, Accountancy, Contract, up to £23,000 per anum, end to end Payroll essential Client Details One of the UK's leading...

Customer Service Advisor - O2

Capita Customer Management - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Salary: £17,218 + benefits, rewards and up to 10% bonus annually of £18,989Location: Arlington Business Centre - LeedsStart Date: October...

MI Analyst - Leeds City Centre

IPS Group - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

IPS Finance are working with a global professional services business in the centre of Leeds who are looking to recruit an Analyst into their...

Digital Project Manager

Volt - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Digital Project Manager - Leeds - Permanent I am currently working with a large client based in Leeds who are looking for a Digital Project...

Temporary Waiter/ Waitress

EMPLOYMENT NETWORK LTD - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Are you looking for flexible temporary shifts as a waiter/waitress in and around Yorkshire? Employment Network Ltd is looking for enthusiastic and passionate waiters/waitresses...

Account Manager - Branding agency

Network Marketing - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

If you have a real appreciation for design then this one’s for you…This really is an excellent opportunity for an established Account Manager / Senior...

Account Manager - Design Agency

Network Marketing - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

If you have a real appreciation for design then this one’s for you…This really is an excellent opportunity for an established Account Manager / Senior...

Cover Supervisors, Leeds

Academics - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Are you looking to make a difference to pupils in your local area? Academics are looking to hire enthusiastic and exceptional graduates in the...

Software Developer

Premier Group Recruitment - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Software Developer Leeds - £40,000 - £45,000My client is looking for a Software Developer to join their Software team at their...

ABSENCE MANAGER - SECURITY

Cordant Group - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

ABSENCE MANAGER (SECURITY) Leeds - Must be willing to travel the whole of the UK £30K per annum Cordant Security is looking to recruit...

Senior Social Media Manager

Network Marketing - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Are you a Senior Social Media Manager looking for an amazing new role? Want to work for a great marketing agency in Leeds? This is...

Sales Appointment Makers - Warm Leads

Taskmaster - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

Sales Appointment Makers - Warm Leads Permanent, Full Time (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm) Leeds, Free Parking OTE £30-£40k...

Graphic/3D Designer

The Book Recruitment - Leeds UK - 18/10/2019

This exciting fast paced agency are looking for a Graphic Designer with 3D skills. This really is a fantastic opportunity in a highly creative environment...

New Business Sales Leader, IT Solutions / Managed Services

Blackrock Search Ltd - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

New Business Sales Leader, IT Solutions / Managed Services £50,000 to £70,000 (DOE) + 100% OTE and Package Who Are...

HGV Technician Mobile Inspector Role

Rise Technical Recruitment Limited - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

HGV Technician (Mobile Inspector Role) Leeds £34,000 - £35,000 + Training + Van + Pension Are you a HGV Technician...

Warehouse Operative

Connect Group PLC - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

Core Hours of Work – Monday to Friday, Mid Shift  Contracted Hours – 21.25 hours per week Paid Weekly on a Friday Salary...

Interim Financial Accountant Fixed Term Contract

Woodrow Mercer Group - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

Can you resist the opportunity to make something better? Are you constantly on the look-out for something to fix? Growing SME businesses are a...

Graduate Recruitment Consultant

REDTUSK - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

Role: Graduate Recruitment Consultant Location: Leeds Package: £18K-22K Basic Salary - £35K OTE Year 1, £45K OTE Year 2 and £...

Audit Senior

Si Recruitment - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

A Top 10 firm of Chartered Accountants are looking to recruit an Audit Senior to their Leeds based offices. Responsibilities include but are not...

Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer

Elevation Recruitment Group - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

Elevation are currently recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Multi-Skilled Engineer with strong PLC experience to join a textiles manufacturing business based in Leeds. Our...

Customer Complaints Officer

Mears - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

Salary: c. 23,500 Do you have a passion for thriving customer service? Have you had demonstrable experience of winning hearts and minds? We...

Customer Care Officer

Mears - Leeds UK - 17/10/2019

Salary: c. £23,500 Do you have a passion for thriving customer service? Have you had demonstrable experience of winning hearts and minds...

Sales Support

Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support - Leeds UK - 16/10/2019

Page Personnel are currently recruiting for a Sales Support candidate to join a business in Leeds city centre Client Details Our client is a...

Investment Manager

Search Consultancy - Leeds UK - 16/10/2019

Investment Manager - West Yorkshire Basic up to £100,000 + package Company:A top performing investment and wealth management organisation, benefitting from an...

Warehouse Operative

Single Resource - Leeds UK - 16/10/2019

Warehouse Operative We are recruiting for Warehouse Operative roles in Leeds for a well known high street's fashion brands retailer. As a Warehouse Operative...

Programme Support Officer

Brook Street - Leeds UK - 16/10/2019

Programme Support OfficerNHS EnglandLS2 7UEMon- Fri 9-5pm 37.5 hours a week£10.83 rising to £12.38 after 12 weeksQuarry House |...

Lead Software Developer - Leeds

Search BI - Leeds UK - 16/10/2019

Lead Software Developer - Leeds The Role SearchBI is currently recruiting a Senior Software Developer for a professional services firm based in central Leeds...

Jobs in Leeds.

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Avg. remuneration for jobs here in Leeds is £27,699.

How well do Leeds jobs pay compared to London and the UK national average?

Leeds Average Salary:
£27,699
London Average Salary:
£41,954
UK Average Salary:
£27,500

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