Pride of Place

Our vision is to enable the creation of a vibrant and sustainable LGBT+ community in central Leeds where all LGBT+ people can work, relax and play through a fully accessible and thriving Cultural and Community Arts Centre.

An LGBT+ Community Centre in Leeds

Pride of Place: Aims

Accessibility

Create a fully accessible, flexible, inclusive multi-generational LGBTQ+ community space

Build

Construct a sustainable Community Centre where the LGBTQ+ community can work and play in safety and comfort.

Contain

Include a social enterprise café and bar, multi-use spaces, meeting rooms, offices, performance and art areas. Accommodate a training and employment hub, and LGBTQ+ services as well as rented spaces.

Diversity

Provide a safe space where all LGBTQ+ people are able to explore individual identities and contribute to a cohesive Leeds LGBTQ+ community.

Ecological

Use sustainable and ecological methods to build and run the Centre.

Finance

To use social enterprises and not-for-profit organizations and services.

Cultural Arts Facilities

Café and Bar, Meeting Rooms, Performance Space, Music Studios, Guest Rooms and Offices for Services

Community-run Services

In-house social enterprises, including Catering, Housing Management, Care Provision, LGBT+ Support

Employment and Training

A sustainable front of house team to provide the community hub and housing workforce

Lets Get Building Together

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