Tag: Cllr Richard Lewis

New homes for Gypsy and Traveller families in Hunslet

Leeds City Council have put an end to a cycle of encampment and eviction for eight Gypsy and Traveller families by providing them with a home at Kidacre Park, Hunslet. The site was developed with funding from Council Commuted Sums and Homes England and is the first development of Gypsy

Leeds Bridge to reopen on Friday 21 December

The historic Leeds Bridge will reopen before Christmas to two-way traffic as essential maintenance works near completion. From Friday (21 December 2018) works necessary to strengthen the bridge will be completed. Bridge End over the River Aire by The Calls in the city centre will then reopen to two-way traffic.

Hunslet Road housing development gets go ahead

Plans to build over 900 homes on the former Evans Halshaw car dealership site on Hunslet Road passed another hurdle yesterday (13 September 2018) when Councillors on the City Plans Panel unanimously approved the planning application. To be completed over five phases, X1 South Bank is intended to provide a

Consultation continues on bus lanes and Elland Road Park & Ride extension

Plans have been published to increase the capacity of the Elland Road Park & Ride scheme from its current 800 cars to 1,350. The expansion would use the land between the football stadium and the M621 motorway. Buses would also use a one way circulation making use of the football

Public engagement on new White Rose rail station gets underway

Public engagement on plans to create two new rail stations in Leeds has started this week. Details of the proposals for new stations at White Rose and Thorpe Park as part of the Connecting Leeds programme to improve travel and transport in Leeds are now open for public feedback. The proposals

Consultation on bus improvements starts on Saturday

The next phase of public consultation on Connecting Leeds, measures to help transform transport and travel in and around Leeds, starts this week. A series of public drop-in sessions are to begin this Saturday on proposals for the A61 South (Hunslet Road, Low Road) bus route to introduce new infrastructure

Elland Road – Marching On Together?

Match day parking permit plan scrapped whilst training ground planned for Holbeck Leeds United’s recent success and bigger crowds have once again highlighted the problems suffered by residents in Beeston on match days. The issue of fans parking on every available street within a 1km radius of the Elland Road

Leeds United to take on Matthew Murray site?

A report recommending that Leeds City Council enter into formal discussions with Leeds United regarding the development of a new club training ground in the city is set to be discussed by senior councillors next week. If approved by members of the council’s executive board on Wednesday 18 October 2017, the