Tag: council housing

Consultation on new council housing for Middleton

As previously reported, Leeds City Council has appointed Wates Construction Ltd to build new council housing on the Throstle Rec site in Middleton. Early plans are now being consulted on before a full planning application is submitted. 176 homes are set to be built on the site, a mix of

Council houses to benefit from £24m green heat investment

Leeds City Council to invest £24 million in green technologies for council homes Thousands of council tenants across Leeds are to benefit from significantly cheaper energy bills as part of a transformational new programme to improve council housing and cut the city’s carbon footprint. As part of the council’s commitments

Plans for new housing in Middleton move forward

Plans for new Council housing at Throstle Recreation Ground and Middleton Skills Centre have moved forward with two contracts to help bring the scheme forward for planning permission. A feasibility scheme conducted by Wates has indicated that a scheme consisting of 60 Extra Care units for older and vulnerable tenants,

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

From empty home to Council house

An empty property scheme completed this March has added more homes to Leeds City Council’s housing stock and returned over 129 empty properties back into use across the city. Since the scheme began in 2015, Leeds City Council’s housing services have identified suitable properties and have secured both ‘Homes England’

New Council housing underway in Beeston

Work has started to build 25 new council houses at a site on Garnet Grove in Beeston. South Leeds Life previously reported on the planning application and the views of neighbouring residents whose request of open space within the development was rejected by Leeds City Council. Apart from providing new