Category: Highways

  • 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…

  • Leeds Car Parks

    You may have read in the press recently about some of the long-stay car parks in Leeds being closed. I have received enquiries about this and below is the most up to date information I have received from Cllr. Richard Lewis. “Dear Councillors, The recent decision by the planning inspector to close seven long-stay car parks in the…

  • Personal Injury Accidents – Lengths of road for concern 2005-2009

    The Council recently issued the above document which highlights a number of areas throughout the city which are of concern. The purpose of this information is to advise you of the A660 Otley Road from Kingsley Drive to Kings Road, Golden Acre Park which has gone further up the rankings i.e. is proving more dangerous although…

  • Quality Streets

    I was recently asked about “Quality Streets” and set out below is the information I received from the Transport Policy Unit at the Council “Quality Streets is a campaign currently being championed by Sustrans, it covers things like Home Zones of which Leeds has pioneering experience from the Methleys, and their web site encourages citizens to…

  • Car Boot site – Harrogate Road/Otley Old Road

    I have recently received the following comment from a local resident which may be of interest to you:  “I have to bring a point of road safety to your attention. I am sure you are aware of the car boot sale held every Sunday morning in a field at the junction of Harrogate Road and…