Armley Common Right Trust

Photo: Armley Common Right Trust/Facebook

Autumn tidy up in Charlie Cake Park

26 September 2016

Share this post:

A small band of volunteers helped give Charlie Cake Park in Armley an autumn tidy up on Saturday.

Members of the Armley Common Right Trust cut the grass, weed, pick up litter and carry out general maintenance on the park.

Armley Common Right Trust was established after the Enclosure Act of 1794. Since then the residents of Armley have maintained the common land held by the trust.

There are six pieces of land protected by the trust: Hill Top, Charlie Cake Park, Moor Top (at the junction of Town St and Wortley Road), Armley Moor, Far Fold (over Theaker Lane from the Moor) and Ley Lane (beyond Mistress Lane).

To get involved, e-mail armleycrt@gmail.com.

Did you know that The Mekons, a British-American rock band formed in the late 1970s as an art collective, mention Charlie Cake Park in a song? Take a listen below:




Share this post:

Article tags

Comment on this article

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Simon says:

how do I go about adding my garden to the pieces of land maintained by the trust?

westleedslife says:

Nice try, Simon!