The Leys Community

Introduction to The Leys

The Leys refers to Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys, two housing estates which are made up of over 4000 households in total. Building started on Blackbird Leys in the late 1950s and Greater Leys was developed to the south of Blackbird Leys in the early 1990s.

The Leys boasts three parks and an active community centre. It has lots to do for people of all ages, such as youth clubs, an adventure playground, sports clubs, a leisure centre, swimming pool, allotments, community bingo groups and lots more.

Get Involved

There are so many ways that you can get involved in your community. Here are just a few ideas:

  • Community Partnership
  • Leys Voice Resident Group
  • Volunteering
  • Attending activities/events

For more information about how to get involved, contact our Communities and Neighbourhoods Team.

For even more information on all the great activities available in the area, check out The Leys Handbook.