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.
Should HS2 be cancelled? The government is conducting a review of the HS2 high speed rail project to connect Leeds and Manchester to London via Birmingham following concerns that costs may have risen to £100 billion; by the time you read this the outcome may be known! The following are my personal thoughts on the […]
Would you like to help make Leeds a more liveable city? We’ve chosen an area of the city, and would like your help to redesign it. Here you will find further information about the competition, the area included, a link to register for the workshop on 12 February which will launch the competition and links to […]
Are you a keen photographer? Do you have a passion for heritage buildings, restoration and repair? Then the Trust would like your help! We’re currently working on a series of guides to help homeowners living in Conservation Areas. We’d like to illustrate these guides with real life examples of buildings and streetscapes that highlight positive […]
This International Women’s Day Leeds Civic Trust highlights the women celebrated on our blue plaques. Leeds is built on the success of women who have been instrumental in the development, enlightenment and prosperity of this city. From culture to education, activism to sport, these great women have paved the way for future generations. Often unsung […]