With the expansion of Leeds in the 1950’s after the war – Seacroft was transformed from a village to a “satellite town within the city boundary” containing one of the largest areas of local authority housing in the country.  Building began with the traditional red-brick semis around the Beechwood area, to the North of the […]

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Today the Parish of Seacroft includes the areas of Seacroft, Swarcliffe and Whinmoor and is home to around 36000 people on the eastern outer edges of the city of Leeds. You may know that Seacroft contains one of the largest council estates in the UK, but did you know that at the heart of Seacroft is one […]

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These are an opportunity for people of all ages who would like to come for a relaxing and spiritually refreshing day out during the summer at a low cost. We meet in the morning at St Richard’s at 9.15am travel by minibus and cars to our destination returning around late afternoon. Children and young people are welcome, but they […]

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Please follow the links below for local community organisations we work in partnership with. LS14 Trust Seacroft Green Residents’ Association Chapel FM     The Pulpit is the Chapel FM magazine Space2 Seacroft Community Literature and Arts Society Seacroft Neighbourhood Planning

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The Parish of Seacroft based in St Richard’s Crypt is an outlet for Leeds (East) Foodbank. OBTAINING FOOD Food can be obtained by the presentation of a unique voucher at one of our distribution centres. It is essential to bring your referral voucher with you. DISTRIBUTION CENTRES East Leeds Foodbank now have two distribution centres […]

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Children and young people are a valuable part of our parish and are always welcome at all our events and services. Sunday mornings offer a special welcome to children and young people as part of our worship at 10am at St James’, St Paul’s and St Richard’s. Each church offers a group for children and […]

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13th Leeds Templars St James’ Seacroft Scouting Unit Important Parents’ Letter We run: Beavers for boys and girls 6 and 7 years old every Monday during term time 6pm – 7pm at St James’ Church, Seacroft Green. Cubs for boys and girls 8 – 10 years old every Thursday during term time 5.45 – 7pm at […]

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The ecclesiastical parish of Seacroft was created in the 1840’s. Until that time Seacroft formed part of the parish of Whitkirk. It was John Wilson of Seacroft Hall and the Revd Arthur Martineau, Vicar of Whitkirk, who promoted the plan to build a church at Seacroft and they were major contributors to the cost of […]

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