Tag: South and West Plans Panel

Plans Panel approve controversial flats and takeaway

Leeds City Council’s South & West Plans Panel gave planning permission to two controversial schemes in South Leeds at their meeting today (16 February 2017). As reported here last week, the panel were considering the conversion of Middleton Methodist Church into nine flats and the conversion of a former tattoo

Plans Panel to debate controversial applications

Proposals to convert Middleton Methodist church into flats and create another fast food shop in Beeston will be on the agenda when the Council’s South & West Plans meets next Thursday (16 February 2017). Both applications were rejected by officers when they were originally submitted last year. Since then each

Plans Panel to debate controversial Middleton development

A controversial planning application for 93 new homes in Middleton is due to be considered by the South & West Plans Panel on Thursday (22 September 2016). The housing plans, which include 14 affordable 2 and 3 bedroom houses, are well supported, but plans for a new link road has

New homes approved for Belle Isle

Leeds Federated Housing have been granted permission to build 27 new affordable homes on land next to Winrose Drive and Newhall Gate in Belle Isle. The planning application was considered by the South & West Plans Panel on Thursday (18 February 2016) because the housing association is not able to

Ice Pak application back on the agenda

The controversial planning application to convert the former Ice Pak factory in Beeston is to be discussed by the council’s South and West Plans Panel next Thursday (18 February 2016). The application to create a community building including sports hall and prayer room was submitted by Aspiring Communities in October

Panel to decide on Aspiring Communities scheme

The controversial plans for a sports hall with community and prayer rooms on the former Ice Pak site on Barkly Road in Beeston will go before a Council Plans Panel next week with a recommendation to refuse planning permission. The plans brought forward by local charity Aspiring Communities have raised

How to win friends and influence planning panels: The Beeston Campaign for Affordable Homes

  In late 2013, hundreds of households across Beeston in South Leeds received a leaflet headed “Beeston Campaign for Affordable Homes [BCAH]” encouraging residents to object to the proposal by Aspiring Communities to build a community centre on the former Ice Pak site on Barkly Road. Is the “Beeston Campaign