New build homes in Wakefield
Discover new homes in Wakefield
If you’re looking for a move to West Yorkshire, a new build in Wakefield is a great place to start. This compact city is fast-growing, with a bustling local scene and abundant history and culture to enjoy.
At Keepmoat, we offer new build homes in Wakefield to suit a variety of families and buyers. From central options in Wakefield to the surrounding towns, our Wakefield new builds provide the very best in modern living.
Why choose a new build in Wakefield?
Wakefield is a city that offers local vibes, making it an excellent choice for families and buyers of all ages looking for a new home. There’s plenty to see and do if you opt for a new build in Wakefield, with amenities on your doorstep and surroundings of beautiful natural scenery.
Wakefield offers excellent transport links around the rest of West Yorkshire, being located just under 10 miles from Leeds. Wakefield boasts several affordable options if you’re looking to buy a new build home in West Yorkshire. You can get more for your money while still enjoying quick and easy access to the larger cities in Yorkshire.
With a compact, bustling city centre, if you buy a new home in Wakefield you can enjoy everything you need in one place. From culture, history and amenities to a diverse range of restaurants, a new home in Wakefield offers it all.
Things to do if you buy a new home in Wakefield
If you buy a new build home in Wakefield, expect to be spoiled for choice when it comes to things to see and do. If you’re looking for shopping, two complexes are located in the city centre with additional options at nearby retail parks. Of course, Leeds is only a short trip away for even more city centre shopping.
Wakefield is a city packed with history, and there are a number of museums and historical sites for those who want to immerse themselves in culture. Green spaces are in abundance, too, with parks including Clarence Park, Holmfield Park and Thornes Park.
Wakefield Waterfront is undergoing a canal regeneration project, transforming the area into a cultural landmark for the north. From an event square to a diverse food market, the project brings Wakefield a new, vibrant entertainment space. For even more culture, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is only 7 miles away, showcasing a plethora of awe-inspiring sculptures and 500 acres of stunning parkland.
If you choose a new home in Wakefield, both a free city bus and a regular bus network make getting around quick and easy. Wakefield is placed within easy access of the M1 for travel towards London, and the M62 for travel to northern cities including Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Hull.
Wakefield is also served by two train stations: Wakefield Westgate, where the mainline to Leeds takes around 15 minutes and allows access to London in two hours, and Wakefield Kirkgate for more local travel. Wakefield is also located near to Leeds Bradford Airport for international travel. Whether you’re looking for a home in Wakefield with plans to commute or you want leisure travel options, Wakefield is perfectly positioned.
For families looking for a new home in Wakefield with children, there are several Ofsted ‘outstanding’ rated schools in the area. There are a variety of options for local primary schools, with nearby secondary Schools including Castleford Academy and Outwood Academy City Fields.
Leeds is a short journey away with university options for further education, including Leeds University, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds Beckett University, and Leeds Arts University.