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

A6120 Ring Road Overnight 2-way Signals

There will be overnight 2 way signals on the A6120 Ring Road between Roundhay Park Lane and A58 Wetherby Road, from 16/05/22 7.00pm until 20/05/22 6.00am. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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A58 Wetherby Road – Multi-way signals

There will be multi-way signals on the A58 Wetherby Road near the junction of Whin Moor Lane to near the the junction of Red Hall Lane from 10/05/22 to 13/05/22, 9.30am - 3.30pm. This is to prepare the site for surfacing. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Skeltons Lane – Overnight Closures (date changes)

There will be some overnight closures on Skeltons Lane on a number of nights in April and May. The road will be closed 7.00pm - 6.00am on the nights of 19/04 - 23/04 inc. and 26/05 - 27/05 inc. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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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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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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