Hunslet Riverside

Hunslet-Riverside-Regeneration-Plan LCC plans – Hunslet riverside “There is clearly further regeneration and development potential in this area to be realised through targeted work on an under-utilised river frontage, significant brownfield land, key historic assets of the currently vacant Hunslet and Victoria Mills, substantial council land holdings and operational buildings. This requires a co-ordinated approach to […]

Tower Works

An application has been made for the second phase of Tower Works. Click here for link See news: Click here for link    

Masterplan overload?

True, the area south of the river is in need of a thorough re-think. The LSDG has been saying so for six years. Now we hear that there are four competing masterplanning exercises taking place for the South Bank. The Chamber Property Forum is trying to ensure that this curious state of affairs is addressed. Surely […]

Bradford urban village approved

By Louisa Clarence-Smith | Residential | 05-11-2015| Canal Road Urban Village has secured planning consent for a £150m development of 1,000 homes in Bradford city centre. The Urbo Regeneration and Bradford Metropolitan district council joint venture plans to build out the 74-acre New Bolton Woods site over the next 10 years. The scheme will also […]

Leeds public realm strategy

Discussion document showcasing 5 city centre schemes that have been delivered, 3 in progress and 10 areas of the city centre that are in need of reworking. On the page near the end presenting the principles underlying the proposals: “The public realm examples given in this booklet have evolved through careful consideration over the last […]

Brewery site changes hands

Vastint has acquired the 8.5ha former Tetley Brewery site from Carlsberg. The Tetley, a gallery with bar and restaurant that opened on 11.11.13, remains in the ownership of Carlsberg UK and will continue in operation. Carlsberg UK will retain a presence in the office building on site, Tetley’s House. The press release says: “Vastint plans […]

HS2 – Chamber paper July 2015

LSDG contributes to thinking about how HS2 can best fit into Leeds and link to the region. HS2 – Chamber paper July 2015 (.pdf)  

Wolfson Prize submission – a garden in the city

LSDG’s 2014 vision for ‘a garden city within a city’ – a long-term plan for a green place where people will want to live, work and have their being. Wolfson Prize submission – a garden in the city (pdf)  

Hunslet Stray – A Cleaner Greener City

The Hunslet Stray will re-establish a forgotten part of Hunslet Road, an important part of the history of the City of Leeds. It will transform and improve access for pedestrians and cyclists between Leeds Bridge and the old Alf Cook Printworks now the City College Printworks Campus. It will provide the first of a series […]

The New South Bank

LSDG Vision Prospectus October 2013 The Leeds Sustainable Development Group (LSDG) published a prospectus for delivering its vision for a new city centre community to the south of the river. The LSDG is responding to the Leeds City Council’s long term aim for Leeds to be the ‘Best City in the UK’ in the period 2011 […]