As one of the largest cities in the UK and status as a Global City, the rising number of businesses contemplating a relocation to Leeds is understandable. With one of the UK’s largest financial, business and legal service community outside of London as well as its very reasonably valued office spaces, Leeds relocation could be an intelligent decision for a company and its staff. Relocating to Leeds could create opportunities for businesses aspiring to grow nationally, the city’s central position means that it provides easy access to all major cities in the North of England.
Originally recognised as a centre for traditional manufacturing industries during the industrial revolution, Leeds’s economy is now heavily based on the public service sector and over recent years there has seen an increase in the number of companies relocating to Leeds. The city’s potential has been recognised by a large collection of successful businesses, the hair product company GHD use Leeds as their global headquarters, initially selling products on a national scale they have now entered the North American market and developed an annual revenue of over $50 million. As well as this, the UK supermarket giant ASDA was founded in Leeds in the 1960s, since then the company has grown to the nation’s second largest chain with an annual operating income of over £600 million. Leeds has the ability to help businesses grow and the city has served as the bedrock for numerous companies to launch an international expansion.
The choice of schooling in Leeds for employees relocating with children is plentiful, from leading state schools such as Roundhay and Pudsey Grangefield to reputable independent schools including The Grammar School at Leeds and Moorfield School, the city offers children with differing requirements a fitting solution. Accessibility is one of the major advantages that Leeds offers, as well as having its own international airport, bus service, metro train service and multitude of main roads, Leeds is served by one of the UK’s largest train stations providing links to all major UK cities including Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle, whilst regular connections to London take just over two hours.
Leeds has residential areas to match relocating employees’ requirements of any description, for those hoping to reside in the city centre and remain close to transport facilities the elegant townhouses in the Woodhouse area would be a perfect match, whilst staff with young families might feel more comfortable in the open, leafy suburbs of Roundhay and Oakwood. No matter what specifications a relocating employee might have, Leeds has varying housing options to match any criteria.
Leeds can provide businesses operating in any sector with the perfect working environment, however companies specialising in business and finance services or offering legal assistance could find themselves in the perfect professional environment. Garrington Relocation can help a business and its employees throughout the entire relocation process, providing impartial assistance to ensure that decisions are being made with a business’s best interests in mind. Appreciating that almost all companies relocating to Leeds will have their own unique specifications, Garrington Relocation provide a wide range of services and can produce bespoke relocation packages to match appropriately. The following services are regularly included in our complete Leeds relocation packages:
- Leeds Area Orientation and Familiarisation Tours
- Leeds Temporary Corporate Housing
- Leeds Home Search
- Leeds Settling In Services
In cases in which companies have more challenging search requirements, Garrington are able to accommodate specific needs by offering the following services:
- Leeds School Search
- Leeds International Relocation Services
- Leeds Employee Relocation Packages
- Leeds Cost Disparity Reports
Understanding the value of exceptional customer service, Garrington Relocation are dedicated to exceeding expectations and ensuring that all clients receive the most appropriate relocation services and that relocating employees are familiarised and greeted into their new way of life.
Contact Garrington Relocation for more information about how we can help your business and its staff relocate to Leeds.