Area Information for Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL

Wharf Approach in Leeds is in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The postcode is within the Beeston & Holbeck ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Leeds Central. This page combines information for the address Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of LS1 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Leeds
Ward Beeston & Holbeck
Constituency Leeds Central
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
Country England

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL:

Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GN
Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GQ
Granary Wharf, Dark Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4BR
Little Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4ED
Dark Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4EN
Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GS

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about LS1 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.

Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Wharf Approach, Leeds consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 1
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 190
Flat (Converted) 1
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 197
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Wharf Approach, Leeds contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 52% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 13
Owned with Mortgage 50
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 9
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 73
Rented: Other 7
Rent Free 1
Total 154

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 78
Two People 68
Three People 5
Four People 3
Five People 0
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 154

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 73
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 71
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 6
Total 153

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around LS1 4GL however is predominantly male (57%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).

Male 137
Female 104
Total 241

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Beeston & Holbeck ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.

This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.

Age Groups
0-4 4
5-7 0
8-9 0
10-14 0
15 1
16-17 2
18-19 3
20-24 78
25-29 60
30-44 74
45-59 15
60-64 3
65-74 1
75-84 0
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 241

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of LS1 4GL there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 78% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 188
Married 35
Divorced 10
Separated 1
Widowed 0
Same Sex 2
Total 236

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 98% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Very Good 160
Good 75
Fair 5
Bad 1
Very Bad 0
Total 241

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Wharf Approach and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 68% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 161
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 29
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 20
1-4 GCSEs 8
No GCSEs 3
Other 15
Total 236

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 79% white.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 191
Mixed Ethnicity 8
Indian 10
Pakistani 1
Chinese 6
Other Asian 2
Black African 2
Black Caribbean 3
Other 18
Total 241

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 176
Wales 1
Scotland 8
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 10
Other 42
Total 241

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to LS1 4GL

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 188
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 12
African Countries 3
Middle East or Asia 20
North America or Caribbean 5
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 3
None 9

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian 81
No Religion 118
Buddhist 2
Hindu 6
Jewish 0
Muslim 18
Sikh 2
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 13
Total 241

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Beeston & Holbeck ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 70% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 165
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 12
Self Employed 19
Unemployed 3
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 37
Retired 0
Looking After Home or Family 0
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 0
Other 0
Total 236

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 6
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 16
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 16
Information and Communication 22
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 26
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 53
Administration 4
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 14
HealthInc. Social Work 25
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 206

Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL is within the Leeds City policing neighbourhood, under the West Yorkshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In April 2019, 744 crimes were reported within half a mile of LS1 4GL.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 744 crimes committed near Wharf Approach
Neighbourhood Team Address Leeds City
2 Park Street

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Below are the details of the closest services to LS1 4GL. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for LS1 4GL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL. The nearest railway station is Leeds, approximately 260 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Leeds 260 yards
Burley Park 1.7 miles
Cottingley 2.4 miles
Headingley 2.5 miles
Morley 3.5 miles
Kirkstall Forge 3.7 miles
Bramley (West Yorks) 3.7 miles
Cross Gates 4 miles
Horsforth 5 miles
Woodlesford 5 miles
New Pudsey 5.4 miles
Outwood 5.6 miles
Batley 6.5 miles
Garforth 6.8 miles
Apperley Bridge 7.2 miles
East Garforth 7.3 miles
Dewsbury 7.8 miles
Wakefield Westgate 7.8 miles
Bradford Interchange 8.2 miles
Normanton 8.2 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL. The nearest is Lane End Primary School, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Lane End Primary School 0.7 miles
Beeston Hill St Luke's Church of England Primary School 0.9 miles
Ingram Road Primary School 0.9 miles
St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Leeds 0.9 miles
Blenheim Primary School 0.9 miles
The New Bewerley Community Primary School 0.9 miles
Rosebank Primary School 1 mile
St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School 1 mile
Castleton Primary School 1.1 miles
Little London Community Primary School 1.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL. The nearest is The Ruth Gorse Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Ruth Gorse Academy 0.6 miles
University Technical College Leeds 0.7 miles  
Mount St Mary's Catholic High School 0.9 miles
Co-op Academy Leeds 1.3 miles
Leeds City Academy 1.7 miles
Cockburn John Charles Academy 2 miles
Dixons Unity Academy 2.2 miles
Cockburn School 2.4 miles
Corpus Christi Catholic College 2.6 miles
The Farnley Academy 3 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL. The nearest is One Medicare Llp-The Light, approximately 830 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL. The nearest is Briggate Dental Practice, approximately 470 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL. The nearest is Nuffield Health, Leeds Hospital, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Nuffield Health, Leeds Hospital 0.5 miles
Leeds General Infirmary 0.6 miles
Leeds Dental Hospital 0.7 miles
The Mount 0.8 miles
Becklin Centre 1.3 miles
St James's Hospital 1.5 miles
Parkside Lodge 1.7 miles
Chapel Allerton Hospital 2.2 miles
St Mary's Hospital 2.6 miles
Spire Leeds Hospital 3 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4GL. The nearest is Eye Room, approximately 320 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Eye Room 320 yards
Vision Plus Ltd 460 yards
Vision Express (UK) Ltd 480 yards
Boots-Leeds - Albion Arcade (in Boots UK) 500 yards
Optical Express 650 yards
David H Myers 660 yards
Specsavers 660 yards
Boots-Leeds - Albion St 690 yards
Contact Lens Services 710 yards
Contact Lens & Spectacle Services 760 yards

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.

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Broadband in LS1 4GL

This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.

Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 5 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 26.1Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 64.5Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%

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