Former baker’s shop gets much-kneaded revamp

A former Victorian bakers at the heart of one of Leeds’s oldest streets has been given a new lease of life thanks to a major regeneration scheme. Project bosses and developers used their loaf to revamp and revitalise the empty building at 90 Kirkgate as part of the innovative Lower Kirkgate Townscape Heritage Initiative…

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Grant funding will transform historic Leeds building

A project to transform one of Leeds’s most important heritage assets could be set for a major funding boost thanks to an innovative, Heritage Lottery funded project. Plans to revitalise the First White Cloth Hall were approved by the City Plans Panel earlier this month and would see the Grade II* Listed hall’s west…

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Plans to preserve historic Leeds landmark set to go to panel

Ambitious plans to restore one of the oldest buildings in Leeds to its former glory are set to go before the city’s planning chiefs tomorrow. The Grade II* listed First White Cloth Hall, a former cloth market which dates from the 18th Century, has fallen into serious disrepair, with the council’s regeneration and conservation…

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