The choice was made by the new owners LCP who stated on the time that the benches had been an “obstruction” to the pathways.
Nonetheless, customers criticised the transfer, stating that it might have a adverse have an effect on on older and disabled individuals utilizing the centre, and a petition was launched calling on the house owners to place the benches again.
MP Rachel Reeves (Lab, Leeds West) and Bramely and Stanningley councillors, Kevin Ritchie, Caroline Gruen and Julie Heselwood, additionally raised the issue with the brand new house owners.
LCP, who manages the centre on behalf of the owner Sheet Anchor, has now introduced that it’s going to reinstall a few of the benches on the web site.
The corporate has agreed to reinstall eight benches.
4 benches will likely be put in place in Poundstretcher and 4 near the taxi rank, and the mom and child and disabled parking bays, close to Tesco.
Tenants have additionally been supplied the chance to have a licence to increase their premises and supply out of doors seating, an LCP spokesman stated.
The spokesman additionally introduced modifications to the parking.
The LCP spokesman stated: “As we identified just a few weeks in the past, we have been finishing up detailed on-site surveys earlier than making any choices as to the future-proofing and upgrading of the centre,” stated a spokesman.
“I’m happy to say that following our enhancements to the parking provision, we will likely be putting in new benches and purpose to have them in situ by the tip of September, topic to the shortages at present being skilled throughout the entire building trade being resolved.
“As managing brokers, we’re working arduous to make Bramley Procuring Centre extra interesting and are actively attracting new occupiers.
“We’re wanting ahead to saying new names within the subsequent few weeks.”
Final month, LCP eliminated the two.5 hour most automotive park keep.
Guests can now park freed from cost for 2 hours .
The fees are then £1 for the third hour, £1.50 for an extra two hours and £2 for an extra 4 hours.
These fees don’t apply to tenants and their employees, residents and guests to residents’ houses.