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Leeds Civic Trust are proud to reveal our colourful community of benches!

15 hand-painted benches can be found all over our city, from Guiseley to Beeston, Horsforth to Gipton. Each is unique and has been funded by Leeds Civic Trust to commemorate the incredible way each community has come together during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Leeds Civic Trust is a charity that works with its members and community partners to help make Leeds a great place to live, work and play. To find out more about the work we do and about the community groups and artists involved head to our website: or @leedscivictrust

In our area

Chapel A Play

Chapel Allerton Park, LS7 4QW
The bench has been designed and painted by Kieran Hadley aka Third Eye Signs. The design centres around the act of saying hello!

CA Spaces

Potternewton Heights, LS7 3DD
Sited in the meadow-like grounds of Potternewton Heights, the bench features a design by Megan Dobbyn including flowers, greenery, and buzzy bees!

Meanwood Street Art

Monk Bridge Green, LS6 4RA
Cassy Oliphant’s design symbolises hope, a return to normality and will give people a safe place to come together for a chat. (Talking Bench – shown above).

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