Olympic torch in South Leeds: road closures

The council has detailed some of the road closures in south Leeds when the Olympic Torch comes to the area on Monday 25th June: Allow extra time for your journey!

Disruption to traffic as the torch makes its way from Leeds City Centre (7.15am) to Morley (9.15am) via Millennium Square, Royal Armouries (7.35am), Hunslet, John Charles Centre for Sport (8.10am), Beeston, Elland Road, Churwell Hill Morley Bottoms, Scatcherd Lane (9.05am) and Fountain Street.

More specific disruption due to physical closures will be encountered on The Headrow, City Centre (Oxford Place to Cookridge Street) (6.30 to 7.30am), John Charles Approach (7 to 8.30am) [access to south Leeds Academy will be via Old Run Road and John Charles Centre for Sport via Middleton Grove], Tempest Road at its junction with Beeston Road (from 7.45am) and Chapel Hill, Morley – at its junction with Queen Street (8.30 to 9.15am).

Further parking restrictions will be in place on Oxford Place & Great George Street, City centre, Old Run Road, Beeston, Tempest Road, Beeston, Church Street, Morley, Scatcherd Lane, New Park Street & Fountain Street, Morley.

More details available here.