Tag: planning application

Planning submitted for new homes in Middleton

A planning application as been lodged for 116 Dwellings and a 60 Bedroom Extra Care Facility with communal areas, salon and roof garden together with associated highways and Public Open Space Area on the Throstle Rec site in Middleton. As previously reported, the development is being built by Wates Construction

New school applies for planning for temporary building

A planning application has been submitted to build a temporary school building for the new Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy on land behind the St George’s Centre in Middleton. The site is currently greenspace, but has never been marked out as playing fields. It will be used for two years whilst

Drysalters is saved … for now

The planning application to demolish the Drysalters pub in Beeston and build a drive through coffee shop has been rejected by Leeds City Council. In a decision dated 14 September 2020, officers said: “The Public House is considered to form a valued and sustainable facility and which has a strong

Airport expansion protesters cycle to Middleton to highlight noise threat

Ride the Noise: campaigners cycle the outline of LBA’s ‘noise map’ to highlight areas affected by increased noise if airport expansion goes ahead On Saturday (29 August 2020), the same day that Tour de France riders set off from Nice, cyclists from the Group for Action on Leeds Bradford Airport

Plans submitted for 46 storey apartment block in Holbeck

Leeds-based property developer Citylife has submitted plans for its Two Springwell Gardens development in Holbeck. Standing at 46-storeys and comprising 604 one, two and three-bed apartments, as well as 279 sq m (3,000 sq ft) of commercial space, if planning is granted it will be the tallest building in Yorkshire

New port to be built in Stourton

Stourton is set to get a new inland port as plans for freight traffic to return to our waterways move forward. A planning application has been submitted to create two new wharfs on the River Aire at Stourton capable of handling up to 200,000 tonnes a year of bulk cargoes