East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR)

The East Leeds Orbital Route scheme is a new 7km road linking the Orbital Ring Road at Red Hall to Thorpe Park. This scheme is also a key part of the East Leeds Extension to create a major strategic growth area for the city. In addition to the link road the scheme will improve a number of existing outer ring road junctions.

The scheme comprises of a new 50mph dual carriageway with pedestrian and cycle infrastructure. This scheme also includes improvements to the A6120 to the west of Red Hall Lane.

The aim of this scheme is to support the development of East Leeds Extension which is a 225ha housing development area to the East of Leeds, and a 638ha development area for employment users. This scheme will enable the development of land and reduce congestion along the Outer Ring Road.

Project Lead Leeds City Council
District/ Area Leeds
Funding  West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund - £90.33 million
Project Status Activity 6 - Closure and Review
Start and end dates 2015 - 2022
Delivery partners

Leeds City Council

Contractor – Balfour Beatty

Other funders Leeds City Council - £57.16 million 
Get in touch/ contact information Connectingleeds@leeds.gov.uk

This page was last reviewed in Feb 2024.