The Armley THI scheme was launched in April 2009 and it is in its final year. The scheme provides grant funding to support conservation restoration schemes for selected historic buildings in key locations. The objective is to raise the profile of Armley town centre and to improve the local economy.
The scheme is jointly funded by the council and the Heritage Lottery Fund providing £1.8m of grant funding. Along with the property owner’s and council’s contribution to the footpath scheme this will result in a total investment of £2.6m into Armley town centre.
The scheme has provided a grant to include a natural Yorkstone footpath along the part of Town Street. The key project currently on site is ‘Mike’s Carpets’ which is a former Methodist Chapel built in 1905 and is a grade two listed building. The appearance of this building will be transformed following the grant scheme.
For more information or if you would like to join the Armley Heritage Advisory Group who promote conservation in Armley, please contact Wyn Jones on 0113 – 3950234 or firstname.lastname@example.org