About the Area
The Trust is located in the heart of Yorkshire, with our headquarters situated in the internationally renowned World Heritage village of Saltaire, adjacent to the River Aire and Leeds Liverpool Canal, close to Bradford City Centre and local visitor attractions, the Yorkshire Dales, the Bronte parsonage in nearby Haworth, the spa town of Harrogate and local towns of Keighley, Skipton and Ilkley.
We are also in close proximity to the major conurbations of Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and York and benefit from good road & rail connections. Saltaire station is a five minute walk from our Head Office.
The area offers a high standard of living at an affordable price, with good schools in attractive areas. There are fantastic educational links with Bradford University and Bradford College to develop skills for the future and exploit digital technologies.
Bradford itself is a vibrant, diverse and entrepreneurial city. It is the youngest city in the UK, and is seeing significant investment and focus in breakthrough digital technologies and skills development across all sectors. Our partners include the Bradford Institute for Health Research (BIHR) which is a cutting edge, internationally renowned centre for public health, and patient safety research. The University of Bradford is in the advanced stages of planning for a Medical School, and the Wolfson Health Research Centre at BIHR will bring together the Universities of Bradford, Leeds and York to collaborate on major research projects. The Bradford District has a strong service as well as business sector and a community ethos that makes it a great place to live and work.
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