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 pleased to announce the publication of Susan Pitter’s Independent Blue Plaques Review. To read the full report click here. To read our Trustees statement please click here. To find out the background to this report – click here. The Trustees of Leeds Civic Trust accept the recommendations of the report and […]
Preserving our community heritage – Can you help us map Dyson & Sons benches?
Be part of this international event encouraging motorists to give up their cars for a day!
With support from Dobson Construction and Seagulls we are proud to present our ‘Take A Seat’ project. Each of the 15 benches created through this initiative, came with a grant to help support community groups commission artists to decorate them, and to install and maintain them. We wanted the benches to reflect the incredible way […]
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 […]