The latest recipient of a Leeds Civic trust blue plaque is The Holbeck. Known by most people as the Holbeck Working Men’s Club, it is the oldest such club in the country. It began life in 1871 as a community organisation with less than a hundred members. Into the 20th
A milestone in the preparations to bring HS2 high speed rail into the region has been reached as senior councillors today endorsed the detailed case for transformational plans for Leeds Station. Leeds City Council executive board heard how it is imperative to have a fully-integrated, modern station in Leeds –
Masterplan for South Bank and remodelled Leeds Station formally adopted by Leeds City Council planners The continued regeneration of the South Bank area of Leeds including plans to maximise the remodelling of Leeds Station has taken a significant step forward. Leeds City Council has now formally adopted the masterplan guiding
A range of principles to guide the remodelling of Leeds Station into a transport hub of international significance at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse are to be discussed by senior councillors this week. HS2 will extend the current station southwards across the river Aire. The new rail line will
Whilst trains may not be running for another sixteen years, plans for the High Speed Rail (HS2) route are well advanced and a consultation event is being held residents affected by new line. The route from London will enter Leeds through Woodlesford where a tunnel will take the line under
The preferred route of the second phase of the national high-speed rail project was released today by the Department for Transport and HS2 Ltd, showing how the new line will come into Leeds. The announcement also confirms the revised plans released last year for Leeds Station to be remodelled into
Leeds city station’s gleaming new southern entrance was opened today (4 January 2015) creating a direct link to the South Bank area of Holbeck and Hunslet. Up to one fifth of the station’s 100,000 daily users are expected to use the new entrance relieving congestion at the existing ticket gates.
Your local councillors from the three wards in inner south Leeds – Beeston and Holbeck, City and Hunslet and Middleton Park – are set to meet tonight to discuss local issues. The Inner South Area Committee is meeting at St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck tonight at 6.30pm. On the