Within walking distance of Redhall Gardens residents can enjoy a range of conveniently located amenities including an exclusive health and fitness complex, a well-equipped crèche, a traditional public house and a popular Indian restaurant.
For outdoor pursuits, the iconic Sandal Castle is under 4 miles away, and comprises medieval ruins which boast spectacular views overlooking the River Calder. Within a 20-minute drive, The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a pioneering open-air gallery which showcases the works of award-winning British and international artists, while the Nostell Priory is an 18th century Palladian house with acres of lush parkland.
To accommodate active residents, a Bannatynes health club is within walking distance of the development, comprising a state-of-the-art gym, purpose-built exercise studios, a swimming pool, sauna and steam room. The vibrant Light Waves Leisure Centre, a 5-minute drive away, is a contemporary community-run sports facility offering everything from football and martial arts to roller-skating and baton-twirling. For the warmer months, Pugneys Country Park features a 100-acre lake allowing for water-sport such as canoeing, sailing and windsurfing.
Wakefield city centre is home to the highly-acclaimed Theatre Royal, an opera house dating back to the 1770’s which now stages many acclaimed productions including dance, drama, comedy and musical theatre. A short 10-minute drive will bring residents to the iconic Unity Hall, a 100-year-old Grade II listed concert hall which has been recently refurbished following a fascinating history of playing host to ballroom dances, silent movies and live rock music. Slightly further afield in Leeds, residents can visit a range of famous venues, including the West Yorkshire Playhouse, which is one of the largest producing theatres in the north-east, and the modern O2 Academy, a leading music concert venue. There are also multiple cinema screens, leisure complexes and soft-play venues.
Within a mile of the development a variety of popular eateries can be found including American, Italian and Chinese cuisines, catering for casual meal times. Also within walking distance is a contemporary Indian restaurant and family-friendly public house, both serving high quality food with a cheerful community atmosphere.
Wakefield itself offers a range of unique and enticing dining venues, such as The Cow Shed Restaurant and Grill only a 5-minute drive from the development, which presents an exquisite menu of cooked-to-order meats and locally sourced produce. Set in a superb Grade II listed building which was once a traditional sweet shop, this intimate restaurant venue is said to have been the inspiration behind the nostalgic novel and film 'Chocolat'.
The well-regarded Boccaccio restaurant is under 10 minutes away by car, and promises spectacular Italian cuisine in traditional surrounds, boasting a menu which features the vibrant signature dishes of the Sicilian-born Boccaccio family.
Leeds city centre is home to over 1,000 eateries reflecting the city’s cosmopolitan identity, with options for everything from contemporary tapas to traditional French bistro cooking, and even experimental Asian-influenced barbeques. With an unrivalled array of stylish wine bars, modern cocktail lounges and more traditional, inn-keeper style pubs, Leeds celebrates high-quality in all of its drinking and dining venues.
Wakefield presents an extensive range of retail options such as Trinity Walk, an impressive shopping complex located only 5 minutes away by car, which presents a modern department store, extensive supermarket, casual eateries and its own Leisure Complex. Ridings Shopping Centre is only a 10-minute drive away and houses its own supermarket, along with high-street retailers and many well-known fashion brands.
Only 10 miles away, the sprawling and picturesque city of Leeds boasts several hubs for shopping, coupled with some of the most architecturally significant buildings in England. Offering eclectic products in a stylish setting is the delightful Victoria Quarter, which boasts both designer outlets and high-end stores, while the iconic Corn Exchange is home to vintage stores, artisan designers and independent retailers.
Farmers’ and produce markets are a prominent feature in cosmopolitan Leeds. The renowned Kirkgate Market, one of Europe’s largest indoor markets, displays 800 stalls of groceries including locally-grown flowers, fresh meat and seafood which attract over 10,000 visitors every week.
In the area surrounding Red Hall Gardens there are a number of well-regarded schools catering for nursery, primary, secondary and further education. Rooks Nest Academy is a popular primary school in the area and is located a short 6-minute drive from the development. The highly acclaimed Wakefield Girls Junior School and High School are just over a mile away and serve three to 19-year-olds, while the well-regarded Silcoates School is a short 8-minutre drive and caters for ages five through to 19.
Students of secondary school age are covered with a selection of institutions less than 10 minutes from the development, such as Wakefield City Academy, the Outwood Grange Academy and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, which also offer post-16 education.
At only 4 minutes away by car, Wakefield boasts the largest college in the district, offering an impressive range of part-time and full-time courses with Business and Management, Animal Care, Early Years Care and Civil Engineering among them.
A 20-minute drive from the development is the University of Leeds, one of the top-100 universities worldwide which boasts a century of academic excellence.
Excellent road links have been afforded to residents of these new homes in Wakefield, allowing convenient travel to local and regional destinations. The M62 motorway is less than four miles away and allows travel to Huddersfield and Bradford in a little over 30 minutes. The M1 motorway affords access to Leeds at junction 41 in under 10 miles, while a direct route into Wakefield is a five minute via the A650.
Outwood Railway Station is conveniently located just a 6 minute drive from Red Hall Gardens, providing regular services into Leeds in under 15 minutes. The Wakefield Westgate Railway Station is less than two miles from the development and offers regular services to commuter destinations such as Leeds in 15 minutes, and Huddersfield in 34 minutes. Sheffield is one hour away, and travel into the capital’s London Kings Cross Station is a two hour journey.