York Central Access and Station Access Improvements

This scheme aims to facilitate development at York Central, realising economic and housing growth at scale, and to increase and improve the capacity, accessibility, safety and environment of the York Railway Station.

The project will provide access into the York Central development site and improvements to York Railway station:

  1. Provision of all mode access to the development site to the rear (north west) of York railway station to realise its development potential.
  2. The provision of accessibility improvements to the rail station itself to i) improve the layout, configuration and ease of access for all modes of traffic to the front (east) of the railway station, and ii) provide a fully compliant access to the western side of the station, linking the station to the adjacent new development.

Project Lead

York Council

District/ Area

York

Business case summary

Link here

Funding

Total scheme cost- £187.46 million

West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund- £37.320 million

Project Status

Full Business Case with finalised costs

Start and end dates

31/06/2016-31/03/2022

Delivery partners

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Network Rail

Virgin trains east cost

Northern Powerhouse

Other funders

Housing Infrastructure Fund- £77.10 million

City of York Council- £39.6 million

Transforming Cities Fund- £14.5 million

Private sector development partners- £11.4 million 

York North Yorkshire & East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership- £3.11 million 

Get in touch (contact information)

YORK STATION FRONT (MAJOR PROJECTS TEAM)

City of York Council, Transport Office, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Email: stationfront@york.gov.uk

https://www.york.gov.uk/StationFront

 

YORK CENTRAL PROJECT

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551474

Email: yorkcentral@york.gov.uk

https://www.york.gov.uk/YorkCentral

This page was last updated in Q3 2020/2021