Stimulate interest in and care for the history and character of the city.
Encourage high standards of design, architecture and town planning.
Encourage the improvement of features of public amenity.
Promote co-operation in the achievement of these objectives.
We are pleased to announce that our 181st Blue Plaque has been unveiled. Sited at 8, Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2LH, it celebrates the life and work of Dr Edith Pechey. A most extraordinary woman whose life began in 1845 in Langham, Essex. She came to Leeds in 1863 to teach but her calling was […]
Heritage Open Days Micro Grants – Edible England Our Heritage Open Days Micro Grants are intended to support events hosted during the annual Heritage Open Days festival here in Leeds (10 – 19 September 2021). Whether there is a local figure you’d like to celebrate, a great story you would love to tell, or you’d […]
Over the course of the next few months, we will be gathering practical ideas to improve the bus service in our area. Whether a commuter from Otley who works in Bramley, a football fan from Morley who needs to get to Elland Road, or someone from Wakefield who uses the bus service to visit relatives […]
With the launch of its new Bus Manifesto, Leeds Civic Trust urges Tracy Brabin, newly elected Mayor of West Yorkshire, to take action now to bring our bus service back under public control. A New Deal for Buses in Leeds and West Yorkshire calls for the introduction of bus franchising as the only hope for a […]
Clean Air Day Micro Grants Calling all community groups, schools, artists, activists, storytellers and event makers! Would you like to help make Leeds Clean Air Day the most impactful yet? Our Clean Air Day Micro Grants are intended to support events hosted during the annual Clean Air Day on or near Thursday 17th of June […]
Leeds Civic Trust is looking to recruit new Trustees. This is an exciting time for the Trust as we continue to implement our 2020-2025 Vision to diversify the work and reach of the Trust, reaching new audiences and ensuring that our work stays relevant in the future.