Leeds City Centre Package

The Leeds City Centre Package is a programme of works designed to support Leeds as an Urban Growth Centre as identified in the LCR Strategic Economic Plan (SEP), delivering growth in jobs and housing on the South Bank and enabling the city to be HS2 ready.

Key objectives of this scheme include:

  • The redevelopment of City Square in line with the City of Culture ambition to allow the creation of a world class gateway for the city.
  • Increase the capacity on the Inner Ring Road and M621 orbital route by reconfiguring Armley Gyratory and capacity improvements between Junctions 1 - 4 and Junction 7 M621 by 2024.
  • Reduce traffic in the city centre, including the South Bank creating a quality environment attractive to development.
  • Increase travel to the centre by sustainable modes of transport.
Project Lead Leeds City Council
District/ Area Leeds
Funding West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund- £81.5 million
Project Status Activity 5 - Delivery
Start and end dates 2015- 2025. This scheme will be delivered in phases
Delivery partners

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Highways England

Other funders TBC
Get in touch connectingleeds@leeds.gov.uk
  1. Infirmary Street Gateway

    The Infirmary Street scheme will enhance a major transport gateway to Leeds city centre for bus users, pedestrians, and cycle users, through a series of bus infrastructure, public realm, pedestrian and cycling improvements.

    Read more about Infirmary Street Gateway
  2. Armley Gyratory

    The Armley Gyratory scheme brings together a package of interventions to reconfigure the highway network at the gyratory junction and associated routes.

    Read more about Armley Gyratory
  3. Meadow Lane (Corn Exchange Gateway)

    This scheme is to deliver a series of improvements to bus infrastructure, public realm, pedestrian infrastructure and cycling infrastructure on a number of roads surrounding the Corn Exchange and taking in Vicar Lane, New Market Street, Kirkgate, New York Street, Harper Street, Kirkgate York Street, Cross York Street, Duncan Street, Call Lane, Boar Lane, Lower Briggate, Bridge End and Meadow Lane

    Read more about Meadow Lane (Corn Exchange Gateway)
  4. City Square Plus

    Closure of City Square to traffic from 2023 plus a series of small complementary schemes to be developed and implemented as a result of the closure of City Square in a combined package called City Square Plus.

    Read more about City Square Plus

This page was last updated in Oct 2023.