In the current (November 2017) issue of our newspaper we wrote: “The future of the magnificent Grade 1 listed Temple Works in Holbeck remains in doubt following Burberry’s decision not to take ownership as part of their plans for a new factory nearby.” This week we learned that the building’s
The pioneering and much-loved Temple Works cultural project, templeworksleeds.com, in Holbeck is this month shutting up shop at the iconic old flax mill where they’ve been based for the past 6 years. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, major manufacturers Burberry are now looking to move onto the site.
I joined a tour of Temple Works last week to see around the amazing structure that once boasted the largest room in the world. Temple Works is the strange Egyptian looking building on Marshall Street in Holbeck. It was built as a flax mill and was state-of-the-art in 1840.