Published: 5th Feb 2019

Plans for a 1000-home development on the site of Leeds’ first train station have been submitted by Rushbond Homes. The Leeds City Village scheme has been designed by Brewster Bye Architects and plans to deliver over 1,000 new homes as well as a mix of commercial, leisure and amenity space. Situated at the former Marsh Lane Goods Yard, which sits between Marsh Lane and Shannon Street, it will feature a series of new buildings alongside new areas of public realm and landscaped spaces. The Marsh Lane Goods Yard is important in the social and cultural history of Leeds, being the site of the City’s first ever railway station in 1834. Rushbond says the initiative is part of a masterplan which proposes a series of ‘development opportunities’ to the East of the City Centre. It connects into the wider plans for the regeneration of the Kirkgate District of the City and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)