Category: Highways

  • City Centre Car Parks

    In respect of the Council’s decision to close long stay commuter parking in the city centre in respect of enforcement action as proper planning permission had not been sought. This decision has now temporarily been reversed and the car parks will be staying open at present.

  • Traffic Regulation Order – yellow lining opposite junction of Tinshill Road/Wood Hill Road

    I was recently asked when the yellow lining would take place opposite the junction of Wood Hill Road and Tinshill Road. I have been advised by the Traffic Management officer as follows: “I have consulted the residents affected by the proposed bus stop clearway yesterday.  This will free any parking taking place adjacent to the stop…

  • Road Safety around Schools

    I have recently been in discussions with some parents and concerned residents about road safety at Cookridge Holy Trinity Primary and Ralph Thoresby High School and in order to try and find a way forward I have organised meetings with representatives from the school, representatives from the local community (including some parents), Highways officers and…

  • Leeds Car Parks

    You may be aware that a number of car parks in the city have closed recently. I have received the following up to date information from the Councillor whose portfolio covers this subject: “I thought that it might be helpful if I provided you with some more detail about long stay parking provision in the City…

  • GRIT BINS – ADEL WOODS

    Some time ago a number of residents raised the issue of road safety and winter road conditions and, in particular, the need for grit bins in the streets to help residents to get cars in and out of the estate and also to ensure that routes are as safe as possible for pedestrians. Discussions took…

  • LENGTHS OF ROAD FOR CONCERN 2005 – 2009

    The Council has issued the Lengths for Concern and Sites for Concern reports which highlight those roads and junctions Highways have concerns about. The reports will give you an idea of the priority being put on certain routes and will also enable you to gauge where in the funding pipeline certain roads are placed. If you…

  • TURNING CIRCLE – SIR GEORGE MARTIN DRIVE

    You may be aware that the turning circle at Sir George Martin Drive which also houses the bottle bank has recently been widened. I have received reports from a local resident that this has not stopped vehicles over-running the verge and causing damage to the newly laid verges. A suggestion of double yellow lines was…

  • TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER – TINSHILL ROAD

    Irecently received the information below from the Traffic Management Officer at the Council in response to a query from a local resident: “The restrictions that have been introduced in and around the Horsforth train station have been in for a decent length of time allowing behaviours and parking patterns to develop.  As with all schemes…

  • STREET CLEANSING – LEAF CLEARANCE – HEATHFIELD WALK

    I recently sent the information below to the residents in the vicinity of Heathfield Walk Recently I noted that the ginnel that goes past 2 to 16 Heathfield Walk is dangerously laden with excessive leaf fall. I also mention the area in general. I took this up with the Street Cleansing Section to get it…

  • Street Cleansing – Leaf Clearance Holt Park Grove

    I recently sent the information below to residents in the vicinity of Holt Park Grove: LEAF COLLECTION – Ginnel to side of Holt Park Grove and the Holt Farms Recently I noted that the ginnel that goes past 16 Holt Park Grove and the end of the Holt Farms is dangerously laden with excessive leaf…