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Headingley, Leeds

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Headingley, Leeds

Headingley is a suburb of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. It is approximately two miles out of the city centre, to the north west along the A660 road. Headingley is notable for being the location of the Beckett Park campus for Leeds Metropolitan University and Headingley Stadium.
Post townLEEDS
Administrative CountyLeeds
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2836
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code0113

Other names by which Headingley, Leeds has been known in the past

Headingley Cum Burley ~ Hedingeleia ~ Hedingelei

Headingley, Leeds in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Headingley cum Burley, township (ry. sta. Headingley), in par. and NW. of bor. of Leeds, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Aire, 3183 ac., pop. 19,138; P.O., T.O., called Headingley. Leeds botanical and zoological gardens are here; bleachworks and worsted and flax mills are in vicinity.

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