Tag: park and ride

Stourton Park & Ride given the green light by Councilors

Councillors on the City Plans Panel overwhelmingly backed the controversial Park & Ride Scheme at Stourton at their meeting today (24 January 2019). The scheme will see parking for 1200 cars on land between Hunslet Cemetery and Junction 7 of the M621. The site will be served by electric buses

Park & Ride comes back to Plans Panel

The planning application for the controversial Park & Ride scheme at Stourton will come back to the City Plans Panel next Thursday (24 January 2019). As previously reported on South Leeds Life, Councillors on the panel agreed in principle to the scheme, but blasted officers for lack of information in

Park and Ride decision postponed as councillors slam plans

The decision on the major new Park and Ride scheme proposed for Stourton has been postponed, after councillors on the City Plans panel blasted the Council’s own presentations – and local campaigners have vowed to battle on against the project. The cross-party panel – which decides on whether or not

Stourton Park & Ride planning application lodged

An application for planning permission for the Park & Ride scheme at Stourton has been submitted and was published on the Council’s Planning Portal on Friday (2 November 2018). The application is for “The development of a Park and Ride facility with car parking for up to 1,200 cars; associated

Park and Ride campaigners call public meeting this week

The Stop the Stourton Park and Ride campaign continues – and we’re holding a public meeting this coming Thursday (23 August 2018; details below) for other residents to come and find out more, and to get involved. We wanted to work with the councillors (from both Hunslet and Riverside, and

Stourton Park & Ride proposals changed after residents raise objections

Some objectors to the proposed Park & Ride scheme at Stourton have welcomed revised plans for the scheme. But Mary Spencer from the Stop Stourton Park & Ride campaign told South Leeds Life: “The fight goes on.” As we have previously reported, the campaign against the scheme focussed on the

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

Campaigners say “Stop Stourton Park & Ride”

Local activists have stepped up their campaign against Leeds City Council’s plan to build a Park & Ride in Stourton ahead of this week’s local elections. Thousands of residents in Belle Isle, Hunslet and Middleton have signed petitions to keep the site, just off Junction 7 of the M621 and