Parish council

Shadwell Parish Council

Description

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Shadwell is a village on the northern outskirts of Leeds - some 7 miles from the city centre.  Shadwell Village boasts 2 churches, a pub, social club, village hall and recreational centre.  Shadwell has its own library, primary school, cricket club, tennis club, and shops including a Post Office.  Shadwell appeared in the Doomsday book as Scadewelle, and was in the possession of Kirkstall Abbey.  Changes in land use and ownership took place during the 16th Century with the dissolution of the monasteries.  Further major changes occurred during the Victorian age when large houses and villas were built in the Village as wealthy industrialists fled the smoke of the city.  In 1911, mains sewerage, gas lighting and public transport came to the Village.  In May 2002 the Parish Council was formed.

Details of the current Parish Councillors can be found by clicking on this link.

Contact information

Contact:
Mike Woods
Parish Clerk

Address: 
33 Weetwood Lane
Leeds
LS16 5NW

Phone:  07751718483

Email:  clerk@shadwell-parish-council.org

Website:  www.shadwell-parish-council.org

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Membership

Clerk

Mike Woods