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.
Leeds Civic Trust is bringing colour to Leeds! Would you like to be a part of a city-wide community of colourful benches? We have a small funding pot available for you to customise a bench that will benefit your community – we’ll provide the bench, and your community will provide the creativity! This opportunity is […]
We are delighted to announce the long-awaited second volume devoted to the Trust’s Blue Plaques scheme is now available to order. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this 162-page edition covers the 98 plaques unveiled between June 2001 and October 2017 – picking up where our previous volume Leeds Blue Plaques left off. Blue Plaques of Leeds: The Next Collection […]
Latest planning news – August A lot of positive things happening and it will be good to see these being delivered. The Headrow is looking good and work on other city centre streets is about to start. The low-carbon District Heating System is spreading its tentacles and cycling & walking are being made easier. There […]
Latest planning news Leeds city centre is slowly coming back to life. Videos of queues outside Primark show that a general obsession with shopping might not go away completely but I can’t imagine returning soon unless I need something vital not available online. What will be the impact of Covid-19 on the retail quarter? And […]
Since George Floyd’s shocking death, the subsequent demonstrations and conversations have given us cause to reflect upon and listen to the shared experiences of the black community. As an organisation, we are fully aware that what we do and how we do it needs to reflect all of us and the city in which we […]