Tag : Otley

Otley Road Wetherspoon’s license rejected

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In 2014, JD Wetherspoon bought The Elinor Lupton Centre on Headingley lane with intentions of turning it into a 500-capacity venue. They won an appeal in September against Leeds City Council’s decision to reject the initial planning applications. As The Gryphon reported in October, JD Wetherspoon applied for a pub … Read More

Historic Headingley building on Otley Road to become a Wetherspoons

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Wetherspoons has finally applied for pub licence for £1.5 million property on Headingley Lane it purchased in 2014. The former Sunday school, designed by Leeds architect William Peel Schofield, opened 1914 and later became the music and arts block for Leeds Girls Grammar School, named the Elinor Lupton centre. The … Read More

Leeds city centre flooded

3 years ago / 0 comments

Severe flooding has hit Leeds city centre after the River Aire reached a record peak, with flood warnings still in place. A red warning, the highest level of alert, has been issued for Sovereign Street, The Calls and Clarence Dock, areas already badly affected with submerged roads and substantial power … Read More