The East Leeds Orbital Ring Road scheme is a new 7km road linking the Orbital Ring Road at Red Hall to Thorpe Park.
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
Business case summary: Link here
Funding: West Yorkshire + Transport Fund - £82.95 million
Project Status: Activity 5- Full Business Case + Finalised Costs
Start and end dates: 2015- 2021
Delivery partners: Leeds City Council, Contractor – Balfour Beatty
Other funders: Leeds City Council - £27.1 million, Other Private Sector - £16.5 million
Get in touch (contact information): Connectingleeds@leeds.gov.uk