Part of the wooden structure for the new Ice Rink being constructed at Elland Road has collapsed today (22 November 2017). It is not clear when the incident happened or whether it was a result of today’s strong winds, but Police have said that no one was hurt in the
An agreement has been reached between Leeds City Council and the owners of Bridgewater Place (the ‘Dalek’ building) to reimburse the costs of protecting the public from the wind danger caused by Yorkshire’s tallest skyscraper. Owners CPPI Bridgewater Place have agreed to pay the council £903,000 to cover the outlay
Leeds City Council is warning commuters and other road users to be aware of plans to close the Bridgewater Place junction tomorrow (Friday 9 January 2015) due to high winds. Diversions for high sided vehicles will be in place from midnight until 4am with the full road closure currently planned
Plans have been drawn up to deal with the strong winds generated by the Bridgewater Place tower block and the subsequent road closures that have blocked the city centre off from South Leeds. Victoria Road, one the main routes into the city centre from the south was closed again
This article first appeared on The Leeds Guardian, the new civic blog covering Council, health, transport and other corporate issues in Leeds. Councillors to hear early plans to tackle wind problems Owners want to put up four 66ft long baffles across Water Lane No decision, just feedback and questioning
The Sally Army organised a hike to Mount Snowdon, but there was no Shirley Bassey or Tom Jones to welcome us! The Salvation Army South Leeds Initiative organised a day trip for south Leeds residents to a hike up Mount Snowdon. Now, most people should know that Mount Snowdon
The back end of Hurricane Katia caused branches to come down on Holbeck Moor – glad I wasn’t sat in that seat when that branch broke! More details how the winds affected Leeds can be found here.