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We are Moving to The Old Fire Station!

We are all very excited to be moving to The Old Fire Station in Gipton on 29th August.

Here is some information to make it easier for you to find us:


The Old Fire Station
Gipton Approach

Sat Nav – please use postcode LS9 6NL

Space2 is in The Old Fire Station building which is conveniently located just off the A64 York Road – a main arterial route into Leeds.

From Leeds City Centre, on the A64, go straight on through the major traffic lights at the junction with Harehills Lane(under a footbridge), keeping to the inside lane. You will pass a large care home on your left, and an Auto Money business. Take the next left onto Gipton Approach and the Old Fire Station is almost immediately on the left hand side.

Coming towards Leeds on the A64, after passing Asda on your right, stay in the right hand lane as you go straight on through the major traffic lights at the junction with Selby Road A63

The Old Fire Station has plenty of on-site free parking. Once parked please proceed to the main entrance to the reception.

Public Transport


We are a short 10-minute taxi ride from Leeds station.

Leeds station connects us with all major UK cities and has a fast and efficient London service. For train information and timetables visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

There is a taxi rank outside of the main station entrance, with taxis available 24/7.


There are number of excellent bus services in Leeds. The Old Fire Station is located on Gipton Approach, just off York Road (A64). The following First Leeds bus services stop on York Road: 5, 11, 19, 56, 49 and 64.

Visit the West Yorkshire Metro website and First Leeds for timetables and general information.

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft, space2 leeds, seacroft musical, west yorkshire playhouse community shows, community arts leeds

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft, space2 leeds, seacroft musical, west yorkshire playhouse community shows, community arts leeds

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside the Seacroft

What happens when one young adventurer with a magic suitcase gets on a bus bound for the seaside and ends up in… Seacroft?  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland have nothing on our hero’s night-time tour of the wild, weird and wonderful folks of East Leeds. Space2 are back with another all-singing, all-dancing, all-falling-about-laughing show, this time set in the ginnels and parks of Seacroft.

‘Oh I Do Like To be Beside the Seacroft’ is an adventure set across one strange night, written by Boff Whalley using stories and histories collected from the folk of Seacroft by Jane Morland. It will be performed and sung by a cast previously hiding their talents around the streets, shops and schools of the area. With live band, dancers, and no doubt a suitably irreverent audience, here’s a musical fairy-tale bringing Leeds to life.

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft will be performed at
West Yorkshire Playhouse for ONE NIGHT ONLY.



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Pop-up Museum at Old Fire Station in Gipton

Meeting every Monday morning from 5 June Between 9 am – 11am at Wykebeck Primary School in the Dame Fanny Waterman centre.
It’s time to don your Indiana Jones hats – helping us to create a Museum at the Fire Station in September 2017 housing your collection of stories and artefacts all about Gipton Fire Station.
We need people who would like to learn how to become community researchers to help fill the museum. Talking with local people to collect stories and artefacts; learning how to look through the archives, and how to look after the objects. Who knows what we could find!
We will work with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Leeds Museum and Galleries Service, Leeds Libraries , West Yorkshire Archive to help us find the gems – untold stories , photographs, memories.
We are also creating to pop up museums in Saint Nicholas Catholic Primary School and Wykebeck Primary School After School .
If you are interested still please email me or call me, if you can not come and join us on a Monday morning maybe we can come and meet you.
Jane Moreland will be leading the community research group.

For more information contact Emma on: 0113 320 0159 ex 1

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One off Events

Space2 hosts a stall at local galas in East North East Leeds, providing advice, information and fun activities, like planting your own seeds or riding on the smoothie bike (then drinking the smoothie!)

Seacroft Summer Gala

Gipton Summer Gala

Seacroft Christmas Gala

Contact Emma Goodway: for more information


Pop Up Health Stalls

Space2 hosts pop up health stalls in East North East Leeds, sharing information on healthy living with local people in places like libraries and supermarkets. Led by Fresh volunteers, the pop up health stalls offer a fun and friendly way to get advice about health and wellbeing issues into the places where communities work, shop and socialise.

Contact Emma Goodway: for more information

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