Being part of a thriving community in Roundhay

Being part of a thriving community in Roundhay

Winston Solicitors located near Roundhay Park in Leeds

Almost equidistant between Moortown corner and Oakwood, Winston Solicitors sits in the busy hub of Street Lane in Roundhay, North Leeds. Established in 2002, it was a purposeful decision to choose this location when Winston Solicitors opened its first office.
The thought process was clear when picking a great spot to open a legal firm in North Leeds. Provide a first class legal service and prioritise customer service. The office is accessible to all with plenty of free client parking plus disabled facilities.

 

Businesses on Street Lane

There is a host of benefits when opening a business on Street Lane as each one is surrounded by likeminded businesses who want to offer a great service to the community. Positioned next door to Winston Solicitors is The Good Health Centre. A place to find holistic treatments by highly qualified therapists. From Osteopathy and Acupuncture through to Nutrition and Homeopathy, The Good Health Centre has been looking after the wellbeing of its clients for over 25 years.

It is easy find great places to eat and drink in Roundhay. The two main shopping parades boast an inviting array of cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs. Choosing to support the local Roundhay community is easy as a high proportion of the businesses in Roundhay are independent. Tasty offerings are found at the much loved Haley & Clifford Delicatessen. Val Berry owns and runs this established business where you can pop in for breakfast or lunch, pick up a take-out, find interesting deli items or even ask them to cater your events.

The Street Lane parade is always bustling and it is a great place to spend a few hours shopping and eating. The parade on the junction with Shaftesbury Avenue was built in the early 1900’s. By the 1930’s it was a thriving hub serving the local community including a grocers, butches and bakers. You can wander along to pick up a book from Philip Howard Books. Another family-run business with a range of books and offer great advice too. There’s also S&J Shoes to keep you on your toes, a choice of charity shops, hairdressers, café’s and an off-license.

Places to eat in Roundhay

When you’re looking for a night out there are a plenty of place to choose from including Banyan Roundhay, The Deer Park and of course there’s the infamous Flying Pizza. From the 1970’s it was the place to be seen and noticed. Taken over by the San Carlo group in 2011 it still serves a great pizza.

Visit Banyan Roundhay for everything from breakfast through to dinner and drinks. Extremely welcoming to families and they're even dog friendly, Banyan Rounhday have a great team who are happy to help.

Street Lane clearly boasts businesses with roots firmly planted in the area. This is proved by the long established Daisy Chain who create modern flower arrangements for weddings and gifts. Another place to pick up a present is Share Jewellers. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is simply about diamonds as they stock a superb selection of gift ideas to suit every budget and style.

Visiting Roundhay Park

After shopping and eating it is a pleasure to visit Roundhay Park and Tropical World. One of the biggest city parks in Europe, Roundhay Park was originally a private hunting park owned by the DeLacy family. In 1872 the estate was bought by the City of Leeds and then opened to the public. No visit to the park is complete without an ice-cream from the ‘Mr Whippy’ van. Another stalwart of the Roundhay community, Mr Whippy Leeds has been serving ice cream in Leeds for over 50 years. If you should want, they also serve a vegan Mr Whippy version too!

Travelling back up Street Lane and there’s a few well known places to buy everyday provisions including Street Lane Co-Op and Sainsbury’s Local. The Olive Branch Roundhay serves an authentic selection of Mediterranean food. Next door is American Golf, Harpos Pizza and Four Seasons Kitchens if you’re looking for an independent kitchen designer.

Local businesses at Moortown Corner

Residential houses line either side of Street Lane as you travel towards Moortown Corner. You’ll find several more businesses to support the North Leeds residents including Julian Berson Opticians for all your eye care needs.The Street Lane Bakery supplies artisan cakes and breads at a great price. Check out their vegetarian and dairy-free cakes too!

Moortown Corner in Leeds 17 is a bustling local shopping area with an M&S Simply Food, a medical centre, new opened and state of the art ‘The Dentist’, a pharmacy, newsagents, cobblers, banks and estate agents. Manning Stainton Moortown has trusted insider knowledge of North Leeds and is run by a team of local experts.

Everything to love about Street Lane

Travel down from Moortown Corner, along Street Lane, past Winston Solicitors and down to Roundhay and Oakwood and you’ll pass residents and business who live and work together to form a much loved and vibrant community. Buy your bread, meet your friends, find award winning legal advice and support local, independent businesses in North Leeds.

5 Roundhay facts to dazzle you through the decades

1888: The oldest surviving film was recorded by Louis le Prince in 1888 in a local garden and is aptly titled ‘Roundhay Garden Scene’.

1914: The playing fields and green spaces running either side of Princes' Avenue is more commonly referred to as Soldiers Field. This is due to soldiers meeting there during WWI.

1958: Trams ran along Roundhay helping the development of this popular residential suburb and social spot. The final tram ran in March 1958

1982: The Rolling Stones performed in the first large-scale concert in Roundhay Park in July 1982. They recorded their ‘Live at Leeds’ album which was released in 2012.

2018: The latest playground, inclusive and accessible to all, opened in Roundhay Park in December 2018, thanks to a group of local mums and their incredible fundraising efforts.

Bonus fact: The Corner House in Moortown opened in 1938 as a cinema, a ballroom and restaurant

The first moving image was filmed in Roundhay, Leeds called the Roundhay Garden SceneTram pylon at Roundhay Park in North leeds

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