Councillors Mohammed Iqbal and Paul Wray (Labour, Hunslet & Riverside) have today (9 November 2023) announced the approval funding for 32 new litter bins.
These will be sited across 21 locations throughout Hunslet, Beeston and parts of the Riverside areas of Hunslet & Riverside Ward. This is part of their ongoing investment to reduce litter. The proposed locations are:
- Moor Crescent Chase between No 125 Dewsbury Road and The Spinning Wheel.
- Northcote Crescent opposite No 98
- Northcote Drive near Bewerley Croft flats
- Hunslet Hall Road near to The Salvation Army
- Pontefract Road x6
- Woodview Road at the gable ends of Woodview Terrace and Street.
- Woodview Terrace near the mosque entrance
- Poulton Place near to Leeds City College
- Burton Avenue
- Burton Road x2
- Dewsbury Road near the ginnel between doctors and car lot
- Low Road x3
- Tunstall Road a bit lower than bus stop near Poundland
- The Oval x3
- Pym Street junction to Hunslet Road
- Pearson Street
- Telford Place at the bottom the of cul-de-sac
- Woodhouse Hill Road x2
- Trentham Street
- Wickham Street at the gable end Stratford Avenue.
- Hardy Street near bollards on Wickham Street
Cllr Mohammed Iqbal said:
“We know litter really gets residents angry – it is also bad for wildlife. Paul and I are keen to keep putting in place more infrastructure to support people to bin and not drop their litter.
“It means the amazing effort of many of our resident led litter picks, such as the Hunslet Litter Library based at the Involve Centre, or the Friends of Hunslet Moor based at the Hunslet Moor Community Hub last longer. This in turn saves Council staff time, so they can do other tasks which help to keep our community clean and tidy.”
The new litter bins will take around 10-12 week to arrive and be installed.
This post is based on a press release issued by Cllrs Iqbal and Wray.
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