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.
An exciting opportunity to work on Transport & Liveable Leeds projects Leeds Civic Trust is recruiting for a one-year post to support a number of initiatives to deliver its Transport Vision, in particular a year-long project Imagine an Excellent Bus Service for Leeds exploring peoples’ experience of bus services in Leeds and how public transport […]
Please spare 10-15 minutes to help make the city’s blue plaques scheme one that truly represents our city. Leeds Civic Trust is responsible for the city’s largest blue plaques scheme. Since 1989 the Trust has erected 180 plaques across Leeds commemorating significant historical figures, buildings and events in locations which are associated with them. Most […]
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 […]