Whitkirk

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Whitkirk is a district of east Leeds, situated between Cross Gates to the north, Austhorpe to the east, Killingbeck to the west, Colton to the south-east and Halton to the south-west. Temple Newsam lies directly south of the estate.

Whitkirk has a cricket club which has a large cricket pitch,five tennis courts, a football pitch and a Crown green bowling green, along with a large bar area. Housing in Whitkirk ranges from detached houses, semi-detached houses and terraced houses. Whitkirk has recently suffered a huge increase in vehicle crime[1].

The area is four miles to the east of Leeds city centre, and is close to the A63 dual carriageway and M1 motorway.

Whitkirk Lane End is a small area of Whitkirk situated immediately north of Colton, consisting of mainly terraced housing with some semi-detached and some detached houses.

Comparison

Whitkirk lies within the LS15 postcode area. Here is a population breakdown of the postcode area in comparison with the UK population.

Location grid


External links

List of people from Leeds

Coordinates: 53°48′N 1°27′W / 53.8°N 1.45°W / 53.8; -1.45


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