Woodhall community sports hub work set to start ‘spring/early summer’


By John Baron

Work to transform sports facilities at Woodhall Playing Fields into a ‘Parklife’ community sports hub will finally start in ‘spring or early summer’ – more than three years after first being proposed.

Planning permission was granted in March 2022 for a new community sports hub with changing facilities, a community cafe, reception area and meeting rooms with associated car parking at Woodhall Playing Fields.

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The fields between Calverley and Pudsey.

Calverley and Farsley councillor Amanda Carter has provided an update on the proposed facilities on social media. She said: “Trees and bushes are going to be pruned in mid-February for the commencement of the main construction on Woodhall Sports Hub site, which will begin this spring/early summer subject to all approvals being finalised and in place.

“This will make a huge difference to our area, with first-class playing fields, plenty of on site parking (to relieve parking on Woodhall Road), and there will be a hard surface all the way round the site for walkers and hopefully a café.”


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