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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Rainbow Plaques Launched!

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Rainbow Plaques Launched In anticipation of Leeds Pride 2018 we launched our Rainbow Plaque Trail on the 1st August which celebrates the rich history of LGBT+ icons and events in Leeds. Together with Leeds LGBT+ Hub and Leeds City Council, the Trust has erected 15 plaques across the city centre to celebrate the LGBT+ community […]

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What Price Air Quality

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What Price Air Quality Thank you for attending our recent What Price Air Quality event at the Albert Room. Please find below a link to each of the presentations;  Neil Evans – Director of Resources and Housing, Leeds City Council Dr James Tate – Associate Lecturer, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds Dr Ian […]

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Temple Mill – Under the Hammer

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Temple Mill – Under the Hammer *December Update* Leeds City Council have released a statement indicating the likely costs and repairs needed to restore Temple Works. This makes it clear that any would be buyer would need to be serious about the buildings future before bidding. See their statement here. Leeds City Council – Temple […]

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October Round-Up

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October Planning Round-Up The Trust’s Planning Committee continues to meet on a fortnightly basis, although numbers do go up and down a bit through the holiday season – several new members have expressed an interest in joining and have attended ‘trial’ sessions to see how we work. We would still welcome others with an interest […]

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