Known as the unofficial capital of Yorkshire, Leeds is the largest city in Yorkshire and The Humber with a population of around 793,000. Leeds played a key role in the Industrial Revolution and was once known for its wool production, textiles and trading. Today, as the UK's fourth-largest city, Leeds is the region's cultural, financial and commercial centre with the most diverse economy in the country and the largest financial district outside of London. Its main industries today span finance, retail, leisure, construction, manufacturing and the creative and digital industries.
The city is well-known for its wide range of shopping opportunities, including the newly developed Victoria Gate and Trinity shopping centres, in addition to the Merrion Centre, St John's Centre and The Core. Leeds is also home to one of Europe's largest indoor markets, Kirkgate Market. Leeds is renowned for its fantastic nightlife and has an array of great pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes to choose from, in addition to leisure venues and attractions such as museums, galleries, theatres and music venues.
The city is also host to some of the UK's biggest festivals including the West Indian Carnival, Leeds Pride, Leeds International Film Festival and most notably, the Leeds Festival which is one half of the huge scale Reading and Leeds Festival. Leeds is located in close distance to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with plenty of green spaces and outdoor parks to explore on its doorstep, including Otley Chevin and Roundhay Park, which is one of Europe's largest city parks.
There are five universities in Leeds - the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds Arts University and the University of Law. Around 72,000 students are currently enrolled across all five universities, making Leeds a hub for a vibrant and diverse student experience.
Leeds is a lively and vivacious city, giving advertisers endless opportunities when it comes to raising their profile in Yorkshire.
Elland Road & York Road
Briggate & The Headrow
Billboards at Hyde Park Corner & Headingley
If you need help connecting with your customers in Leeds, you're in good hands. At Clear Channel, we offer hundreds of tracked outdoor advertising sites allowing your business to reach up to 99% of all adults in Leeds. We operate sites along busy main routes into the centre, such as York Road and Elland Road, as well as digital screens and bus shelters across the busiest parts of the city. No matter what your marketing objectives are, we'll work with you to help you reach your advertising goals.
If you're looking to target students, we have high impact billboards at prime student locations such as Hyde Park Corner as well as digital advertising in Headingley - the student capital of Leeds where you can reach students at all times of the day. To engage with shoppers, we have optimum digital screens inside the Victoria Quarter shopping centre, as well as the newly-developed Victoria Gate. You can also choose from bus shelters and digital phoneboxes near the well-frequented Trinity shopping centre and Kirkgate Market, as well as prime shopping streets such as Briggate and The Headrow.
Should you be keen to engage with leisure-seekers, we have a wide range of digital screens at key leisure and entertainment spots across the city, including Lower Briggate, Greek Street and Merrion Street which are popular nightlife destinations.
Our Leeds-based experts will partner with you to find the best locations for your business and will create a cost-effective campaign to help you reach your audience. At Clear Channel, we pride ourselves on providing a reliable and results-driven service for every single customer.
In Leeds, we're proud to have supported Parkinson’s UK, Leeds City Council, West Yorkshire Transport, and local retailers wanting to increase footfall. If you're interested in finding out how Clear Channel advertising can work for your business in Leeds, get in touch today.
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