Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Wortley High School

Mark’s History: Hepper House and the Wortley family grave

My default answer when I am asked the question ‘where are we going?’ is 'town', writes Mark Stevenson. Generally...

10 interesting sites in the site allocations plan

A former gas works in Armley, a hospital and the hallowed Wortley ground where Leeds United stars of the past came of...

Wortley High School housing plans rubber-stamped by council planners

A plan to build 59 houses on the former Wortley High School site have finally been approved by planning officers, writes Keely...

Listed: All the sites allocated in Outer West Leeds housing masterplan

More than 1,600 houses are set to be built across outer west Leeds after a new document from Leeds City Council was rubber-stamped this...

Wortley High School housing plans moving ahead

A proposed housing development on the site of the former Wortley High School building are moving ahead - despite being described as “boring” at...

‘Boring’ Wortley High School housing deferred by councillors

A proposed housing development on the site of a former Leeds school has been described as “boring” at a Leeds City Council planning meeting,...

Wortley High School housing plans back before planners

Plans for 59 homes on the site of a demolished school will come back before Leeds planners next week - five months after developers...

Wortley FC score planning approval for new pitches

A West Leeds football club is celebrating after plans for new football pitches on the former Wortley High School playing fields were approved by...

Wortley High School housing: Developer raises concerns over costs, plans panel hears

A decision on controversial plans for housing on the derelict former Wortley High School site was postponed today after developers raised concerns about escalating...

Wortley: Housing on derelict high school site set for green light

Controversial plans for housing on the disused and derelict former Wortley High School site could be approved next week - despite local concerns. Keepmoat Homes...

New academy trust to take over Swallow Hill Community College

Swallow Hill Community College in Armley will be run by a new sponsor from September. A council report seen by The Dispatch says that as...

Reader’s Letter: ‘Humongous’ traffic fears from Wortley High School housing plans

Plans for 61 houses on the former Wortley High School site have received a number of objections. Here, Swallow Crescent resident Nick Plock voices...