Why move to Wakefield

Wakefield is currently at the centre of a development boom, the city in West Yorkshire is in the middle of huge rise in massive investments in both property and businesses. Alongside the development of the infrastructure in Wakefield, the area itself also makes it a great place to move to. There are many attractions and benefits as to why people want to live in Wakefield.


Wakefield is home to The Hepworth, which is one of Yorkshire’s is most inspiring new art galleries. It features work from Wakefield’s art collections, exhibitions by contemporary artists and the brilliant works of Barbara Hepworth, this purpose-built exhibition space features 1,600 square metres of culture. The building, which was completed in January 2010 also sources the majority of its heating and cooling from the local river’s flow.


Another way new homeowners in Wakefield can enjoy the arts is at The Theatre Royal. The theatre first opened its doors 120 years ago and has been entertaining its customers ever since. The Theatre Royal is located at the heart of Wakefield’s cultural quarter, which offers any fantastic places for you to get a bite to eat before the show.


Wakefield also has a lot of fascinating history which current buildings and location play homage to. The cathedral has been around since 1086, although it does owe its current state to a restoration in Victorian times. The remnants of Sandal Castle is also a stark visual reminder of the bloody past that paved the way for the modern city. It was built in the early 12th century and survived an attack by Thomas Earl of Lancaster in 1317 and suffered no damage in the Battle of Wakefield in 1460 where the Duke of York was killed.

Wakefield has a tremendous amount of culture and history that radiates all through the area and the local architecture. The city is exciting, the people are lively, and it’s the perfect place for homeowners of all ages. If you are thinking of moving home to Wakefield, get in touch with a local removal company to help transport your belongings.

AR Removals are an experienced and flexible local removal company that helps new homeowners relocate and move into their new house. For more information call AR Removals now on 07466165089.

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