Tag: Barkly Road

Work starts on controversial community centre site

Aspiring Communities has started work on its controversial community centre on the site of the former Ice Pak factory on Barkly Road in Beeston. The development was subject to a long running planning battle which ended with a three day public enquiry. The Planning Inspector granted planning permission for: “the

Ten things we learned about Aspiring Communities’ plans

One hundred people attended a meeting last night (10 December 2017) to find our more about Aspiring Communities’ (AC) controversial plans for the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road. The meeting, organised by Aspiring Communities and held at Beeston Parish Centre, set out to answer residents’ questions about the group’s

Controversial Ice Pak planning inquiry to start

It’s four years since Beeston-based charity Aspiring Communities first floated its plans to convert the former Ice Pak factory on Barkly Road. This week an independent Planning Inspector will hold a four day public inquiry into their controversial planning application. Hearings will be held at Leeds Civic Hall running from

Aspiring Communities speak out on Ice Pak planning decision

Aspiring Communities, the organisation behind the controversial plans for the Ice Pak site in Beeston, have issued a statement about the recent decision of the Council’s Plans Panel. Aspiring Communities appealed to the Planning Inspectorate in November because Leeds City Council had failed to make a decision on their application

Ice Pak decision taken out of Council’s hands

The decision on the controversial plans for the former Ice Pak factory on Barkly Road in Beeston will now be decided by a Planning Inspector after Aspiring Communities lodged an appeal for ‘non-determination’. The application was due to be heard at the South & West Plans Panel meeting on Thursday

Panel to decide on Aspiring Communities scheme

The controversial plans for a sports hall with community and prayer rooms on the former Ice Pak site on Barkly Road in Beeston will go before a Council Plans Panel next week with a recommendation to refuse planning permission. The plans brought forward by local charity Aspiring Communities have raised