Date set for Leeds White Rose Shopping Centre expansion

CINEMA DATE: An artist's impression of the cinema at the White Rose Shopping Centre.
CINEMA DATE: An artist's impression of the cinema at the White Rose Shopping Centre.
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WorK oN a leisure extension at the White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds will begin next year, according to property developer Land Securities Group.

The scheme will be anchored by an 11-screen Cineworld Cinema which includes Imax technology and six new restaurants.

In a statement Land Securities said: “At White Rose, Leeds, we have detailed planning permission for a 65,000 sq ft leisure extension.

“We aim to start on site early next year with completion due in 2017.” The YEP revealed the expansion scheme, which also include extensions to the existing Primark and Debenhams stores, is expected to create around 1,000 new jobs and around 195 construction positions.

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Picture Taken 06/10/2017. 
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Early Morning Light on Harold Park with Swans in the foreground

The park is named after Harold Gathorn Hardy who died in 1881 at the age of 32. Harold helped establish the family run Low Moor Ironworks.In 1899 a recreation ground was added to the park, while in the early 20th century Low Moor Gala was held raising money for local hospitals. In 1931 Horsfall playing fields were added to the park, in 2014 these became a Queen Elizabeth II Playing fields and also contains Horsfall Stadium.

Harold Park is a small urban park in Low Moor, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The park is open all day all year round. To the immediate north of Harold Park is Horsfall Stadium home to Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C. and Albion Sports A.F.C. Park Dam is a short walking distance to the south.

The park has been given a Green Flag Award and the Platinum award from The Royal Horticultural Society Yorkshire in Bloom for open spaces.

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