Trust volunteers survey 3,300 Leeds ‘Building at Risk’

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Trust volunteers survey 3,300 Leeds 'Building at Risk' At the Trust’s ‘Rebuilding our Heritage’ conference I provided an update on the main project the HAR group have been working on over the past 4 years. It all started back in 2013 as an English Heritage (EH) pilot project  where they asked groups to trial ways […]

SOYO Quarry Hill Redevelopment Announced

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SOYO – Quarry Hill Redevelopment Announced Trust Director, Martin Hamilton was present at the announcement by Caddick of their planned £300 million investment in apartments, hotel, bars and public realm on Quarry Hill. Martin commented: “Quarry Hill is really starting to motor after many years of inactivity.  When added to the new City College (already […]

York Stone Thefts – Heritage Crime

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York Stone Thefts York Stone Thefts Blighting Leeds. York stone is the distinctive natural textured stone quarried in Yorkshire that features in much of the paving in the older parts of the city, particularly in places like Harehills, Headingley, Woodhouse, Burley, Armley, Cross Green, Roundhay, Oakwood, Gledhow, Beeston, Pudsey and Chapel Allerton. For some time […]

August Round-Up

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August Round Up  A different format this month as we have not had any formal developer presentations but two quite lengthy internal discussions on our objectives for next year (what does the Committee do and how will we do it?) and on the draft LCT Transport Strategy being prepared by a sub-group of members. We […]