Tag: Tower Works

Plans announced for development at Holbeck’s Tower Works

Development of the Tower Works site in Holbeck is due to recommence as the Homes & Communities Agency (HCA) announced today (10 March 2015) that Carillion has been selected as their preferred development partner. Tower Works dates back to 1860 and produced pins for the textile industry. Amongst its buildings

Heritage Open Days in South Leeds

  Buildings across South Leeds will be opened up to the public for Heritage Open Days next weekend, 11-14 September 2014. Heritage Open Days is billed as a national celebration of England’s architecture and culture. “Every year on four days in September, buildings of every age, style and function throw

Regeneration boost for Holbeck’s historic Tower Works

  Regeneration plans for Holbeck Urban Village have received a boost with a number of developers coming forward with proposals to regenerate the iconic Tower Works site. The Leeds City Council and Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) have been working together to use assets they both own at the Tower

Bookmarked: Council set to take control of Round Foundry as Holbeck Urban Village merry-go-round continues

  This article first appeared on The Leeds Guardian blog IN BRIEF: Council could take ownership of Round Foundry and Leodis Court – weeks after agreeing to sell Engine House
Moves could ‘aid regeneration of Holbeck Urban Village area’
 Latest in series of Leeds South Bank regeneration agreements. STORY: A major

South Leeds roundup: Asian supermarket, Tower Works and Middleton clean up

Here’s your weekly round-up of what’s making south Leeds tick this week from other websites and blogs. The YEP reports on a good news story that a Leeds businessman is pumping £500,000 into turning a formerly notorious pub on Dewsbury Road into an Asian supermarket. Sad to see the negative tone of some

New lease of life for Clarence Dock and city centre south?

It’s been a source of debate for some time. A kind of ‘ghost town’ which is neither part of the city centre or the rest of South Leeds – a white elephant that’s so far failed to live up to expectations. But a new strategy for the ‘Brigadoon’ that is Clarence Dock in Hunslet is