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First White Cloth Hall and Kirkgate

Lower Kirkgate, Leeds’ first street and home to the First White Cloth Hall (FWCH) which is of great heritage significance and a Grade 2* listed building.

Leeds City Council have been successful in bidding for £1.5m Heritage Lottery funding for conservation specification repairs to buildings on Kirkgate, the oldest street in Leeds. Rushbond are due to begin
repair and restoration work on historic grade II* listed First White Cloth Hall (the first covered cloth market in Leeds).

 

Site Information
Planning Reference: 
17/07710/FU
Planning Status: 
Approved
Work Begins: 
2018
Work Completed: 
2020
Use Type: 
Mixed Use Development
Investment Value: 
£1.5 Townscape Heritage Intitiative Funding
Contractor/Developer: 
Rushbond
Applicant: 
First White Cloth Hall (Leeds) Limited