Tag: River Aire

Bridging the gap – new footbridge is lowered into place

Sustainable urban developer Citu has reached a major milestone this week with the installation of a 50-metre pedestrian bridge, providing a vital link across the River Aire from Leeds’ South Bank to the city centre. The £1.5m eye-catching  structure was lowered into place using a 1000-tonne crane and will link Citu’s Phases One and Two of the Climate Innovation District either side of the River Aire, as well as providing crucial connectivity to communities in Cross

New port to be built in Stourton

Stourton is set to get a new inland port as plans for freight traffic to return to our waterways move forward. A planning application has been submitted to create two new wharfs on the River Aire at Stourton capable of handling up to 200,000 tonnes a year of bulk cargoes

Join the festival at the Waterfront this weekend

It’s time for the Leeds Waterfront Festival 2018 and once again there are lots of activities planned for various points along the river this weekend (23-24 June). Activities at Granary Wharf (near the station) include canoeing, kayaking and sail boarding; as well as a climbing wall, martial arts, food and