A statement from the Trust

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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 […]

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Help us document Conservation Areas

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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 […]

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Extraordinary Women on Blue Plaques

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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 […]

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Airey Homes

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Airey Homes The 20th Century Society recently spent the weekend in Leeds and for me one of the great finds was a complete estate of mostly unaltered Airey houses in Oulton.    Designed and built after the Second World War by Sir Edwin Airey of Leeds, these prefabricated houses consist of concrete columns, reinforced with […]

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