Category: Hunslet

News and events for the Hunslet area

Planning applications 21 September 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to

First barge of aggregate docks at Knostrop wharf

A 500 tonnes capacity barge arrived at Knostrop yesterday (23 September 2020) marking the first load of a new service carrying marine dredged aggregates from Hull to Leeds. This is the culmination of many years’ hard work by various groups. It started with Leeds City Council’s minerals planning policy decision

Balm Road’s Bile Beans advert restored

When a modern advertising hoarding was removed from the end of a row of houses at the Balm Road junction in Hunslet Carr several years ago it revealed an old hand painted sign promoting Bile Beans. This type of advertising sign was the forerunner of the modern advertisements papered on

New jobs at innovative Hunslet engineering firm

New jobs at South Leeds engineering firm as demand for electric vehicle charging technology takes off High-voltage power specialist Engineered Systems Electrical (ESE) is planning to create new engineering jobs and apprenticeships at its Leeds headquarters as a result of innovative green technology that is set to become be a

Planning applications 14 September 2020

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Leeds City Council is not accepting written representations made by post. Please make any comments online and address them to

Steph McGovern welcomed to Leeds Dock by Canal & River Trust

Former BBC Breakfast presenter launches new Channel 4 daytime show – Steph’s Packed Lunch – from Leeds Dock Staff from waterways and wellbeing charity, Canal & River Trust were on hand to give a warm waterways welcome to their new neighbour Steph McGovern. Today (14 September 2020) the former BBC

Partnership explores hidden history of Leeds’s magnificent machines

Exported across the globe, they were the extraordinary engines which helped power Leeds to the summit of industrial excellence. But their unrivalled efficiency was also harnessed to support the growth of huge mining, railway and forced labour operations in hundreds of colonial territories. Now, thanks to an innovative partnership project