Olympian’s seal of approval of new Leeds cycle facilities on the East Leeds Orbital Route

Double Olympic Champion and Leeds City Council’s active travel ambassador, Alistair Brownlee joins pupils and staff from Highfield Primary School on the new East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR). Accompanied by Councillor James Lewis, leader of the council and Councillor Helen Hayden, executive member for infrastructure and climate, Alistair Brownlee makes the first tracks on…

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Regent Street Flyover fully opens after two years of works

Regent Street Flyover was built in the late 1960s and carries the A64(M) Inner Ring Road over the A61 Regent Street. The removal of the contra-flow marks the Regent Street Flyover project fully reopening the A64 to traffic. The construction of the new flyover commenced two years ago, after it reached the end of…

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Final phase of work to commence on Regent Street Flyover project

Regent Street flyover has come to the end of its usable life. We are replacing it with a safer, more robust structure. The final phase of work is set to start soon on the Regent Street Flyover project which will see the installation of the northern bridge beams. The construction of the new flyover commenced…

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Our Vision: A city where you don’t need a car

People are being asked for their views on plans to improve bus priority measures and facilities for cycling and walking on a key section of the A64. This is part of Leeds City Council’s plans aimed to encourage more people to travel by bike or on foot, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined…

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