The Carriageworks Leeds – Electric Press

The Carriageworks Leeds, Electric Press Building, Architect, Design, Image

The Carriageworks Leeds : Electric Press Development

Millennium Square, northern England, UK – design by Panter Hudspith

30 May 2009

The Carriageworks

Electric Press Development, Leeds
Date built: 2005
Design: Panter Hudspith Architects

Location: Millennium Square, west city centre

The Carriageworks Leeds The Carriageworks Electric Press Leeds
photo © Adrian Welch

Site of West Riding Carriage Manufactory in Victorian age

Contact: 0113 224 3801

Address: The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD, England, UK

The Carriageworks is located on the first floor level of the Electric Press Development

The Electric Press building
Date built: 1894
Grade II listed

Stansfield Chambers
Date built: 1848
Grade II listed

This theatre complex was built for local and regional theatrical artistes and companies. There are two theatres and six rehearsal rooms incorporated into the first and second floors of the former 1848 Stansfield Chambers and Electric Press building on Millennium Square, Leeds.

This Grade II Listed building formerly housed the West Riding Carriage Manufactory, hence the new theatre’s name of the Carriageworks.

All the former tenants of the building were moved out in 1999 and the site was then redeveloped.


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