Light Night’s love-themed artwork will be all heart

A romantic illuminated artwork will set hearts racing outside Leeds Town Hall during next month’s highly-anticipated Light Night Leeds. The striking piece entitled With Love will see a giant, bright red love heart take centre stage outside the historic building during October’s spectacular two-night celebration and give visitors the chance to see their heartbeats…

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Statement on meeting with Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey on Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme phase two funding

A leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has made the following comment after meeting between a delegation of council leaders and Leeds MPs with Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey on the position regarding funding for the proposed Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme phase two. The leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said:…

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Councillors endorse transformational HS2 plans for Leeds Station

A milestone in the preparations to bring HS2 high-speed rail into the region has been reached as senior councillors endorsed the detailed case for transformational plans for Leeds Station. Leeds City Council executive board heard how it is imperative to have a fully-integrated, modern station in Leeds – already the North’s busiest – in…

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Stunning new images revealed of how remodelled Leeds Station could look

Stunning new images of how the remodelled Leeds Station could look have been revealed today. The images have been released as part of a new report, the Leeds Integrated Station Masterplan, which provides the blueprint for the station’s ambitious transformation into a distinctive gateway hub of international significance integrating national, regional and local transport…

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World-renowned consortium including King’s Cross architect announced to lead on next stage of Leeds Station redevelopment planning

The remodelling of Leeds Station has taken a significant step forward today with the appointment of world-renowned development experts to lead the next phase of the project, including the lead architect behind the redevelopment of King’s Cross in London. The Atkins consortium, made up of a group of leading global design, engineering and project…

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Little Neville Street revamp offers improved access to Leeds Station

Improved access to the new southern entrance of Leeds Station is now available following the completion of refurbishment work on Little Neville Street. Officially reopened today, Little Neville Street has undergone a £500,000 facelift by Leeds City Council with support from West Yorkshire Combined Authority. The result is a new public space and easy…

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