£20m major works to start on transforming The Headrow in Leeds

From September 2019, bus services and stops in Leeds city centre will change as Connecting Leeds starts major works on The Headrow. Leeds City Council’s Connecting Leeds programme is set to transform transport in the city centre into world-class gateways for bus users, pedestrians and cyclists while continuing to provide access for businesses. The…

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New pop-up pavilion transforms Victoria Gardens this summer

This summer Victoria Gardens in the heart of Leeds city centre will be transformed into a pop-up pavilion and playspace for two weeks from 12-28 August. Park Here & Play is a large-scale ambitious project and realised through a collaboration with Leeds City Council, DLA Design and Leeds Art Gallery and other partners building…

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Greek Street set to sizzle once again this summer

One of the city’s busiest night spots will be pedestrianised every day this summer following a hugely successful pilot project. Greet Street will be closed to traffic from Friday, April 28 until October 31, giving the area’s bars and restaurants another chance to set up on-street seating areas and recreate last year’s vibrant summertime…

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Rio heroes to light up Leeds at festive switch-on

The city’s Rio heroes are ready to light up Leeds at this year’s spectacular Christmas lights switch-on event. Leeds-born triathletes Ali and Jonny Brownlee and Paralympian Kadeena Cox will be the special guests of honour at next week’s showpiece, when they will take to the stage and get the festive season officially underway. Taking…

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New look for German market on 15th anniversary

The city’s annual Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market will return with a brand new look next month for what will be its 15th anniversary. Millennium Square will be transformed into a scenic festive village from Friday, November 11 until Sunday, December 18 with new stalls and venues. The new market layout will include an open air…

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New park pops up in Leeds City Centre

An innovative new pop-up park has opened in the heart of Leeds city centre. The new temporary green space off Cookridge Street includes artificial grass, planters, benches and deckchairs and will be in place for four weeks. Launching today (Wednesday, Aug 10) the pop-up park will see the nearby street closed to traffic and is aimed at creating…

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New park pops up in Leeds City Centre

An innovative new pop-up park has opened in the heart of Leeds city centre. The new temporary green space off Cookridge Street includes artificial grass, planters, benches and deckchairs and will be in place for four weeks. Launching today (Wednesday, Aug 10) the pop-up park will see the nearby street closed to traffic and is aimed at creating…

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