Tag: Holbeck Urban Village

Plans announced for development at Holbeck’s Tower Works

Development of the Tower Works site in Holbeck is due to recommence as the Homes & Communities Agency (HCA) announced today (10 March 2015) that Carillion has been selected as their preferred development partner. Tower Works dates back to 1860 and produced pins for the textile industry. Amongst its buildings

744 flats planned for Sweet Street, Holbeck

  A major new planning application could see 744 flats built in four new buildings on Sweet Street in the Holbeck Urban Village area. The proposals, submitted by Manchester-based Hodder and Partners,  will see the new blocks of between six and 12 storeys built on land currently used for temporary car parking

Regeneration boost for Holbeck’s historic Tower Works

  Regeneration plans for Holbeck Urban Village have received a boost with a number of developers coming forward with proposals to regenerate the iconic Tower Works site. The Leeds City Council and Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) have been working together to use assets they both own at the Tower

South Leeds Roundup: Soup, starlight and a sure shot

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. There are some great photos from Friends Of Middleton Park’s zumba and den building activities last week. Plus they look ahead to Oddsocks theatre and a history walk next month. They are

South Leeds Roundup: Meadows, Menus and Media

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. We start this week in a wildflower meadow in … Holbeck. It might surprise some people in the city, but parts of Holbeck have been imaginatively planted with wild flowers. Holbeck in

Bookmarked: Council set to take control of Round Foundry as Holbeck Urban Village merry-go-round continues

  This article first appeared on The Leeds Guardian blog IN BRIEF: Council could take ownership of Round Foundry and Leodis Court – weeks after agreeing to sell Engine House
Moves could ‘aid regeneration of Holbeck Urban Village area’
 Latest in series of Leeds South Bank regeneration agreements. STORY: A major

Holbeck development plan given green light

  Holbeck in Leeds has moved a step closer to becoming one of the first inner-city areas in the country to create its own localised plan to encourage development and regeneration. As part of the Localism Act 2011, communities can create a neighbourhood plan which can influence development and improve