Tag: Church of England

Housing plan for Hunslet spire unveiled

Hotly-anticipated proposals for a new local housing scheme were unveiled last night (Thursday 5 March 2020) at the Hunslet Carr Residents Association meeting – for the iconic St Mary’s spire site, in the heart of the community. The site – on Church Street, opposite the Penny Hill Centre – has

Hunslet St Mary’s church to be demolished?

The Church of England have put plans in motion to demolish the modern section of St Mary’s Church in Hunslet. The church closed in 2015 and the modern building, which dates from 1975 is understood to be structurally unsound. However, the landmark clock tower and spire, which are Grade II listed,

Double church closure in south Leeds

Two prominently-located Church of England congregations in south Leeds have formally disbanded in the past month: St David’s on Dewsbury Road in Beeston, and St Mary’s in the heart of Hunslet. St David’s – the distinctive modern church building near the Tommy Wass junction – first opened in 1961, following