The best Leeds suburbs to live in if you are a commuter - including two new affordable hotspots:

The best Leeds suburbs to live in if you are a commuter - including two new affordable hotspots

Many people are considering moving away from the city centre as they search for more space and nature following the coronavirus pandemic.

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In a survey conducted by Redrow, 64 per cent of Yorkshire respondents said having private outdoor space and bigger kitchens were the top priorities, as well as being near green open space and smaller shops for essential items. And, while many are still working from home, 47 per cent of respondents said they suspect that they will continue to go into the office part-time when lockdowns are lifted – so easy access to the city centre is a must.

But you want to live close enough to Leeds city centre for work but be able to branch out and have plenty of space at home – where should you buy a new home?

Places like Horsforth, Far Headingley and Roundhay are frequently touted as the most desirable addresses, but subsequently come with higher price tags.

However, there are new developments elsewhere in Leeds that may tick all the boxes.

Here are 10 great areas to move to be closer to nature and have more family-friendly space - all within commutable distance to the city centre.

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