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Connecting Leeds and transforming travel
Connecting Leeds and transforming travel
Connecting Leeds and
transforming travel

Connecting Leeds is our ambition to improve travel in Leeds for people who live, work in and visit the city.

About the project

The East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) is a key part of the East Leeds Extension, to create a major strategic growth area for the city.

The first phase of ELOR was completed in December 2019.  This has seen improvements at a number of the existing Outer Ring Road Junctions . The design for the main ELOR was completed in summer 2020.  Leeds City Council have been working with construction partner Balfour Beatty to complete the first two phases.

Works commenced on the construction of the main ELOR in January 2020.  The works are due to be completed by Autumn 2022.

Project Updates

A58 Wetherby Road Weekend Closures Diversion Plan

Please click on this link A58 Wetherby Road Weekend Closures Diversion Map to see the diversion plans for the closures 7.00pm Friday 14/01/22 to 6.00am Monday 17/01/22 and 7.00pm Friday 21/01/22 to 6.00am Monday 24/01/22. If you require any further information, please...

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A58 Wetherby Road – Temporary Multi-way Signals

There will be temporary multi-way signals on the A58 Wetherby Road at the junction of Red Hall Lane on 07/01/22 from 9.30am - 3.30pm. This is to enable construction works on the East Leeds Orbital Route. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you require...

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Contact our team for more information

If you have any queries or would like to find out more in-depth information please contact one of our site team or use the form to get through to Leeds City Council.

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Pleasure to welcome @helenhayden01 to Hunslet Park today to see the great work the team are doing in electrifying @ConnectingLeeds bus services in Halton Moor, Stourton @iParkandRide & @WestYorkshireCA FlexiBus East Leeds! 🚌

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The East Leeds Orbital Route is the biggest infrastructure project undertaken by Leeds City Council for fifty years, since the completion of the Leeds Inner Ring Road.

We have listened carefully to the voices of local communities and stakeholders to make sure the plans for ELOR reflect the needs and aspirations of those who will be impacted by the development.

It will ease congestion in existing residential areas across Cross Gates, Seacroft, Whitkirk and also play a key role in the growth plans for the city for years to come.

Councillor Richard Lewis, Leeds City Council executive member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning

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