East Leeds Orbital Road makes further progress

A contractor has been announced for the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR) contract by Leeds City Council. The contract has been awarded to Balfour Beatty. The initial highway works are part of the wider East Leeds Extension (ELE) programme, including the development of land at Thorpe Park and Manston…

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Statement regarding Carillion

Following media interest, Leeds City Council wishes to clarify that no final contract was given to Carillion in regards to the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR). Tom Riordan, Leeds City Council Chief Executive said: “We are looking at the impact the news about Carillion will have on the council and wider city. We know…

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East Leeds plans to deliver major boost for homes and transport

This week will see a significant step forward in plans for one of the biggest infrastructure schemes the council will have delivered in 40 years, in proposals to be presented to Leeds City Council’s executive board at its meeting on Wednesday 21 June. Alongside the submission of a major planning application for the East…

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Major East Leeds development consultation reaches next stage

Hundreds of east Leeds residents have had their say on plans for one of the city’s largest growth areas following a major public consultation exercise according to a report to be published by Leeds City Council. The East Leeds Extension (ELE) will see a large area of undeveloped land brought forward for the development…

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