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|
|Business Case Summary||Link here|
|Funding||West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund - £90.33 million|
|Project Status||Activity 6: Delivery|
|Start and end dates||2015 - May 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 scheme was last updated in Q3 2020/2021