Gildersome residents meet with Eric Pickles

Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, visited the area to listen to residents’ concerns about the development of an industrial site near Gildersome.


At a meeting organised by Conservative Parliamentary Candidate Andrea Jenkyns, at her constituency office in Morley, Mr Pickles listened to concerns about the development of an industrial estate between Morley and Gildersome, on a greenfield site off Asquith Avenue and Gelderd Road

Andrea Jenkyns said “The lack of proper consultation by Leeds City Council on planning developments such as this one is a serious problem. Planners need to be more accountable and they should consider the impact of their decisions on local infrastructure.”