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Welcome to the West Park Residents Association website

This site is intended to provide a source of information about the West Park and Spen Lane area and events which affect the residents.

Use the links across the top and side of the page to find the information you are looking for.

As well as us telling you things, the Association is also interested in hearing from you with reminiscences about your life in West Park so that we can share these with local residents. The best way to do this is via an email to stories@westparkresidents.org.uk we will then telephone you to discuss how we can work together to put your reminiscences on the web site.

The Association is always interested to hear from residents about how the web site could be improved, so if you have any ideas or comments email these to us on comments@westparkresidents.org.uk.

PROPOSAL TO PERMANENTLY EXPAND St CHAD'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL

The Abbey Multi Academy Trust (MAT) has decided to proceed with the proposal to permanently expand St Chad's C of E Primary School. This would lead eventually to a school population capacity of 420. Since this would require part of West Park Fields to be fenced off as a school sports pitch, approval has to be sought from Fields-in-Trust. The previous public consultation exercise organised by School Services, showed that among school staff, parents, and residents:

The Next Step

An application for approval of the fencing-off will be sent by Leeds City Council to Fields-in-Trust.

As yet (14-June-2017) no application by Leeds City Council to Fields-in-Trust has been made, any further updates will be given here and via email to members as and when they occur.

Please note that information previously circulated to local residents is available Chronicle_24 and here.

Recent News


Proposal for traffic flow on the A660 corridor

The North West Leeds Transport Forum has produced a paper as a response to the problems of traffic flow on the A660 into and put of Leeds. This document can be read here. Comments on the document can be sent to chair@westparkresidents.org.uk.


Blossom day celebration

Friends of West Park Fields Community Orchard invite you to a BLOSSOM DAY On Saturday 28 April From 11.30 a.m. - 2.30 p.m. in our Community Orchard at the far end of Kepstorn Rd, LS16 5HT. Bring your own picnic and mats/chairs and Invite your neighbours.

Enjoy the blossom colours of the fruiting trees, the whites of the pear. damson and plum and the pinks of the many varieties of apple trees. There will be story-telling and games for the children from 11.30 a.m.- 1.30 p.m. (as arranged by the sponsors of "Helping Britain blossom". We look forward to seeing you there!


We are now on FaceBook

We now have a FaceBook group for residents of West Park Leeds which is intended to let people know what is happening in the area. You can access it here or via the FaceBook link on the top menu bar. It is also accessible by searching for 'West Park Leeds Residents Association' on FaceBook. Once you are on the group's page, click on Join. You do not have to be a member of the Association to join the group although we would encourage you to be a member.