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More talks to keep John Lewis sweet as council gives OK to controversial east Leeds scheme

A controversial new development that could open up east Leeds to years of road construction and house building was approved this afternoon by Leeds city councillors. Approval? Let’s call it 95% approval. But first things first. The plans approved in … Continue reading

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Can Leeds councillors say no to Thorpe Park development tomorrow?

Plans to change the face of a business park on the eastern outskirts of Leeds have been given the thumbs up by council planners – despite the fact that they go against local and national planning policy. Councillors will discus … Continue reading

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New dual carriageway for east Leeds – a planner’s nightmare?

Years after it was first dreamed up, steps are being taken today to turn the idea of a brand new orbital road for east Leeds into reality. At a meeting this lunchtime senior councillors are expected to give the go-ahead … Continue reading

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“New” plans for Thorpe Park face tough planning hurdles … and protest from east Leeds residents

Plans to change the face of Thorpe Park business park on the outskirts of Leeds are going before councillors for the first time this week. The plans have already aroused opposition from people living nearby, and it looks like it’s … Continue reading

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