Focus Groups

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We are a friendly bunch.  We will ensure a welcoming atmosphere, an open minded, inclusive and supportive culture, and a real commitment to harness the ideas and energy of the people of Meanwood.  

We need you

Whatever time you can give, if you love Meanwood and want to be part of making it an even better place to live we want your experiences, ideas and energy.  No qualifications or experience are necessary, but of course, if you have any relevant skills, we want those too. 

Next meeting - Heart of Meanwood Focus Group - 29th March - details below

The Heart of Meanwood

Improvements to the road junction and shopping precinct at the heart of our community

  • Work with Leeds City Council to ensure that the requirements for the redevelopment of 'the junction', identified through this consultation are heard.

  • Organise community led interventions like car-free days, pop-up activities and planting around the junction, precinct and surrounding streets.

  • Work to establish the Transition Meanwood groupto develop imaginitive local ation towards change for a future faciing climate resilient Meanwood.

Focus Group 15th Feb 2021

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Our Green Spaces

Protecting and enhancing the green spaces throughout Meanwood


Focus Group 22nd Feb 2021

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  • Develop a linked and protected biodiversity corridor of green space throughout the valley trail with an accessible cycle and pedestrian route.

  • Work with partners to protect and enhance the many additional green spaces throughout our community as valuable spaces for socialising, playing, exercising, biodiversity and climate resilience.

  • Support and value Meanwood Park and Meanwood Valley Urban Farm which attract visitors from all over the city and ensuring they continue to be supportinve of the local communit and their needs.


Improving the physical links and the identity of our whole community 

  • Highlight and improve footpaths, ginnels and routes through the neighbourhoods for pedestrians of all levels of mobility , and cycles.

  • Create a cohesive identity throughout the whole community with murals, painted junction boxes, planting and more.

  • Connect people with their community and what's going on.  Improving information sharing online, on social media and in printed forms for those without internet access.

Focus Group 1st March 2021

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