Tag: Middleton Arms

Video: RIP Middleton Arms

Discovered this wonderfully poignant and strangely beautiful video of images of the Middleton Arms, which was gutted by fire late last year. It’s called ‘Middleton (Miggy) Arms RIP –  Dead Pub, Leeds’ by jacobus180670. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRbMVFCo7v4&w=560&h=315] And here’s a video of the fire last November… [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOLHp3vemcU&w=420&h=315]

South Leeds: Our review of the year

It doesn’t seem 13 months since South Leeds Life filed its first post: This is South Leeds Calling. More than 23,000 page impressions and a few hundred posts from more than a dozen different community writers later we’re on the verge of entering 2012. We thought it was the perfect

Middleton Arms badly damaged by fire: updated with video

The landmark Middleton Arms pub – due to be demolished to make way for an Aldi store – has been badly damaged by fire. The incident – which happened late last night – is being treated as suspected arson. The abandoned building had suffered from anti-social behaviour and vandalism in the past. It’s

Aldi’s Middleton Arms application approved

Plans to demolish the landmark Middleton Arms pub and replace it with an Aldi discount food store were this afternoon approved by planners. Aldi’s plans for a new store with 75 parking spaces, which would create between 20-30 jobs, had been recommended for refusal by planning officers who were concerned over the loss of