15 major Leeds projects costing over £1 billion that will change the face of city explained

Leeds is set to undergo a period of major change with multiple projects worth over £1 billion currently in the works.

Last month, the Leeds City One scheme, which includes plans for 1,925 flats, a 450-room hotel and office space, unanimously passed its first stage of approval.

Plans to rebuild Wetherby High School and open a new Premier Inn hotel next to Kirkgate Market are also set to move forward.

Meanwhile, a £100m three-storey extension to the existing Leeds Bradford Airport terminal, alongside a significant refurbishment of the current terminal building is expected to get underway later this year.

The £26.5m White Rose Rail Station, which has been hit by repeated delays and a current construction pause, is also expected to open later in 2024.

Take a look below at 15 of the major projects and developments that are set to completely transform Leeds...

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