Leeds (in West Yorkshire) has always been an industry hive and the 8th most visited city in England. Anyone starting up a business should learn from the business history of Leeds this is a city where businesses thrive.
The people of Leeds have always adapted to new, useful technologies: even during the Middle Ages. Back then Leeds was a just a thriving market town. But when the Industrial Revolution came along, unlike many others, Leeds didn’t stay a small market town for long. Embracing the new technology of the era, it became a huge centre for cloth manufacturing. Since then, the city has been continuing its moving-with-the-times legacy. Leeds is sometimes considered as the UK’s largest centre for finance and insurance, besides London. As digital technology becomes even more prominent in business with every passing year, many small business owners today are doing their heritage proud and have rushed onto the online world with intense enthusiasm.
There’s more to Leeds than just its business heritage and history. Without a doubt, the city gives its tourists plenty of reason to visit, such as the fascinating Thackray Medical Museum or The Royal Armouries Museum. But if staying inside is not your scene: situated outside, within the green belt area are plenty of tranquil parks, like Temple Newsam and Roundhay. These two parks are perfect for exploring, or to use as an escape from the city centre’s hustle and bustle and Leeds is perfect as a base for investigating the other wonders West Yorkshire offers as you’re spoilt for choice by all the hotels here any of them would be a great place to stay at while you’re enjoying your holiday.