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.
Holbeck Urban Village – new planning document
There’s a chance to influence the council’s new draft Supplementary Planning Document for Holbeck Urban Village. Responses to be submitted by 4:30pm on 29th April 2016. The SPD extends the previous boundary for the area to include sites south of Sweet Street. These sites are important because of their closeness to Temple Works and their […]
LCC launching South Bank at MIPIM
Tom Riordan is in the South of France proclaiming the potential of Leeds South Bank: Insider Media story here, and Riordan on South Bank 16 March 2016. and LCC Leader Judith Blake – email 16 March. See Leeds City Council’s South Bank website. It’s separate from the LCC website.
South Bank Workshop – feedback & next steps
Here you’ll find the link to Leeds City Council’s South Bank page.
Co-producing the future South Bank? Meeting with Judith Blake
Following the South Bank workshop on 28 January, I had a chance to spend 40 minutes with Judith Blake on Friday 19 February. I put across the LSDG hope that we can make headway as LCC has suggested: both a framework for the whole area and some rapid action on elements that are unquestionably advantageous […]
Co-producing the future South Bank?
The City Council called together nearly 100 people for a South Bank workshop at Tetley on 28 January. Then there was a capacity crowd in the same venue on 2 February for an Insider Breakfast debate on the same theme. There is much appetite for getting cracking on reshaping this significant part of the city […]
South entrance to station open
Here’s the coverage in the YEP
Ruth Gorse Academy under construction
The £21 million new school building on Black Bull Street, Hunslet, will open in September 2016. See the latest newsletter from construction firm BAM