The Bangladeshi Centre is open to all and in the heart of the multi cultural area on Roundhay Road in Harehills & Gipton ward opened in 1989 funded by grants from the Urban Programme and the Chapeltown and Harehills Task Force to provide for the social and economic development of the Bangladeshi community. The Bangladesh Centre Leeds became a Charity, with a Board of Directors and a company limited by guarantee in January 2010.
The BCL Objective
To further benefit of the residents of people of Bangladeshi origin living in the Metropolitan district of Leeds and the local area without distinction of sex, sexual orientation, or of political, religious or other opinions by associating together the said residents and the local authorities, voluntary and other organisation effort to advance education and to provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation leisure time occupation with the objectives of improving the conditions of life for the residents
To promote social, education, cultural and recreational facilities for young people, adults and elderly men and women and for members of the local community.
‘’To make the Bangladesh Centre Leeds a centre fit for purpose’’