North Leeds’ bustling hub of retail and leisure, Street Lane, shows no signs of slowing down.
With no shortage of independent businesses and bustling local activity dotted along its entire length, Street Lane continues to thrive as a community destination in its own right.
With estate agent Rightmove listing average property values of £330,600 over the last year, Street Lane is a constantly sought out hub for new families and young professionals alike. When based within close walking distance of Roundhay Park, its easy to see why new Street Lane residents can easily get comfortable with direct access to the year-round family favourite Tropical World and its surrounding gardens.
Never short of hosting globe-trotting musicians and major sporting events within its 700 acres all year round, Roundhay Park will also mark a colourful end to 2022 with an illuminated after-dark light trail switching on from 8th December. With striking light installations designed by international artists,
the winter gathering also welcomes local food traders to tempt families with festive treats as they explore the grounds.
Projects to improve the park’s colourful grounds and Talbot Pocket Park are ongoing as the Roundhay Residents Association continues to nurture the community spirit and promote the needs of residents and businesses combined. The group is also ready to launch its annual festive street party
on 4th December welcoming local independent stallholders, musical acts, and children’s entertainers to line the parade.
Look out in the spring when local professional artists open their workspaces and private homes for passers-by to discover their latest projects in a unique opportunity for visitors to take a glimpse into Roundhay’s diverse arts scene.
Between catching up with the latest community events and activities taking place along Street Lane, there’s always plenty on offer from browsing the vast range of boutiques or enjoying some people watching in one of the many bars and restaurants, while regular JLife readers will be familiar with top notch services like Winston Solicitors and Holly House Vets.
A destination for the famous and well to do, there is always a chance of spotting someone at San Carlo’s Flying Pizza or Napa, while Share Jewellers won’t disappoint for a spot of high-end retail therapy. Street Lane Bakery, as always, will be especially busy this month with a tasty range of Chanukah doughnuts.
And coming soon, the owners of cosy Turkish restaurant The Olive Branch are hard at work to launch their own tapas bar, Moon Light, in early 2023. Taking over from the former American Golf store, the bar will be situated just next door to The Olive Branch to expand on the local favourite’s flair of Mediterranean cuisine and friendly hospitality.
Whether recently opened or well-established over many years, the colourful shops, cosy cafés, and enticing globetrotting restaurants are all characterised with the same warm welcome.