Northern Forest


50 million trees are to be planted between Hull and Liverpool. Environment Secretary, Michael Gove: “Trees are some of our most cherished natural assets and living evidence of our investment for future generations. Not only are they a source of beauty and wonder, but a way to manage flood risk, protect precious species, and create healthier […]


Leeds South Bank SPD


Jones the Planner comments


Temple Works – what next?


Fears for the future of Grade I listed building Auction on 7 December 2017. Historic England is calling for industrial mill buildings across the north to be salvaged for future generations as homes, workplaces and cultural spaces.


Tetley site


Redevelopment of the former Tetley Brewery site has been approved.


‘Weaving us together’


Leeds’ bid to become Capital of Culture 2023 revealed on 11th October.


Leeds integrated station masterplan for HS2


Plans for the HS2 station and its links to the existing station and the South Bank announced 11th October.


Really???


” … the plan for Leeds is for its entire South Bank to be a financial services cluster” according to Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry. Tory Party conference Manchester October 2017


Artists leading regeneration


An old station building animated by artists – Oberhausen, Germany


David Lumb draws attention to the still-unresolved fate of Temple Works


Temple Works, like many other areas of Leeds City Centre South still haunted by post-industrial dereliction, is emblematic of a city without a plan.   Leeds has no shared, pragmatic framework for delivering sustainable regeneration in an area that has been crying out for an innovative masterplan for well over a decade now.   ‘Leeds […]


Cradle of Innovation


www.cradleofinnovation.org LSDG is supporting and acting as publisher for: A book and an exhibition to celebrate Leeds innovators of the past and present and to support future innovation “Science and technology, art and fashion, entertainment, banking and finance, research and higher education – these activities all flourish in the creative and intellectual ferment that characterises […]