North Leeds: Flats planned for GP site

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PLANS have been drawn up for a flats development in the Alwoodley area of Leeds.

The three-storey complex would stand on the site of Nursery Lane GP surgery, which has been earmarked for demolition.

A document submitted to Leeds City Council as part of an application for planning permission says the new building would be home to eight two-bed flats providing “well-proportioned family accommodation”.

It also says the proposed development in north Leeds would be “respectful of the character and scale of the surrounding landscape”.

Objections to the planning application have been lodged by residents in neighbouring properties worried about a loss of privacy.

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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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