Category: Hunslet

News and events for the Hunslet area

Fencing promises new security for St Peter’s residents

Last month (September 2019) saw the installation of new perimeter fencing at the St Peter’s Court sheltered accommodation in Beeston, and residents are delighted by the prospect of greater security for their development. Residents and staff at the accommodation – at the northern end of Dewsbury Road, overlooking Hunslet Moor

New river footbridge in Hunslet opens

River Aire bridge completes providing key link to city centre for growing community at Climate Innovation District in Hunslet Sustainable urban developer Citu hosted a special event on Friday (11 October 2019) to mark the completion of a £1.5m pedestrian bridge at its Climate Innovation District in Leeds. The eye-catching

Planning applications 7 October 2019

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 7 October 2019:   One illuminated freestanding advertisement hoarding  St Davids Church Dewsbury Road Hunslet Leeds LS11 8AJ Ref. No:

William Henry Gibson: A Leeds Pal from Hunslet

William Henry Gibson, Private 15/370, 1st Leeds Pals, com WYR, tr RFC/RAF Hunslet grew rapidly during the 19th century, becoming an important manufacturing centre, the workshop of Leeds, with textile mills, chemical works, glass works, steel works, engineering firms, a pottery, a brewery and many others.  Most of these have