Category: Housing

  • WAYLAND CROFT – REPAINTING OF COMMUNITY CENTRE

    I have received notification that the Council are carrying out a re-painting programme to Council properties over the next 3 months. They have appointed Mears to carry out the work. The list of work presented to me included Wayland Croft and when I enquired which properties in Wayland Croft were affected I was advised that…

  • OLDER PEOPLE’S HOUSING IN THE HOLT PARK AREA

    The Council is currently looking at a development opportunity in Holt Park for older people’s housing as part of a prospectus to go to the Council’s November Executive Board. This accommodation will be extra care beds with nursing, care beds without nursing and dementia care. The Council is looking to provide this type of provision…

  • NEW PATHWAY FOR HOLT PARK

    A bid for funding from Housing for repairs to the pathway at the entrance to Holt Park has been successful. The Housing Advisory Panel bid was made by the Housing manager and an award of £1295 has been secured to resurface the pathway. This pathway leads into the small area of public open space/garden at…

  • COOKRIDGE RESIDENTS ACTION GROUP – UPDATE

    The following information is provided by the Cookridge Residents Action Group (CRAG): “Here is a link to the petition – please can you sign it and pass it around? The  petition is designed to have relevance all across the country. There are many people who want to see brownfield site developed before the countryside and also…

  • Rosemont Sheltered Housing Complex – Update

    At a meeting of the Outer North West Community Committee on 8th December  there was some hope for the future of Rosemont Sheltered Housing Complex. I welcome the update given at the Outer North West Community Committee meeting from Chief Officer, Housing. She reiterated that she apologised unreservedly for the problems caused to the residents…

  • LEEDS CITY COUNCIL’S HOUSING STRATEGY

    The Council has a Housing Strategy that includes, amongst other things, bringing empty homes back into use where they  have fallen into disrepair, the owners no longer live in them and they can be purchased by the Council and returned to a habitable state. Some of the properties are also ex-Council stock bought under the…

  • SHELTERED HOUSING COMPLEX ON FARRAR LANE TO GET REFURBISHMENT

    I am pleased to advise that new proposals to modernise the Farrar Lane sheltered housing complex are moving ahead, with a contractor for the project set to be appointed. The plans include converting the bedsits into one bedroom flats and full refurbishment of the existing one bed flats, resulting in a total of 24 units…

  • UDPATE ON COMPOUND ERECTED AT JUNCTION OF HOLTDALE APPROACH/OTLEY OLD ROAD

    Further to my post dated 8th September in respect of the above, I can now provide the following update: I have been sent a number of emails today as a result of the site visit today in respect of the compound that has been constructed at the top end of Holtdale Approach opposite Holtdale Place. This…

  • COMPOUND CONSTRUCTION, OTLEY OLD ROAD/HOLTDALE APPROACH JUNCTION

    I have recently received the following information which on receipt I met with the officers and registered my objections to this as a site for the compound as I have a number of concerns not least its close proximity to two busy schools. There is also the question of why it cannot be located nearer…

  • CENTURION FIELDS – APPOINTMENT OF SOCIAL HOUSING PROVIDER

    I have been advised of the following information in respect of the social housing units on Centurion Fields: Leeds Federated Housing Association have acquired the affordable housing units at the Centurion Fields development in Adel (Holt Avenue), and that these are due to be marketed shortly.  The 3 social rented units will be advertised in…