Cllr Paul Wray
Northern Gas Networks Roadworks: Church Street Lane Closure
Connecting Leeds have advised Northern Gas Networks are carrying out roadworks resulting in a lane closure on Church Street, Hunslet. Due to the nature of the works (deep excavation) the closure will be in place 24/7 for approximately two weeks.
Connecting Leeds don't anticipate any significant delays but traffic will slow at this location.
Police Incident: Ride Out at Tulip Street Retail Park
The West Yorkshire Police has given me an update on last nights Ride Out and associated antisocial behaviour.
At 18:51 on Saturday 13 June, a number of reports were received from members of the public regarding large numbers of motor vehicles gathering at locations across Leeds.
300 vehicles gathered at Moor Allerton Centre, Sainsbury Carpark, Blackmore Road and later 350 vehicles gathered on Lowfields Road, Leeds.
Police used body worn cameras and registrations were noted by officers to ensure relevant intelligence can be submitted and positive action taken where appropriate.
At around 21:30, 800 vehicles started to arrive at Tulip Retail Park (South Leeds). Neighbourhood Police, Patrol and Roads Policing Team were deployed to gather intelligence, ensure the safe use of the roads for those involved and other members of the public, and encouraged the dispersal of the event.
A significant volume of calls were received regarding this and this has received local media coverage. All vehicles were dispersed by 23:30.
Minor Roadworks on Hunslet Road and Cudbear Street
There will be minor local road refurbishment schemes next week commencing 1 June 2020 and take a couple of weeks to complete. These are:
Hunslet Road - Crown Point Road to Sheaf Street - Minor footway refurbishment and Carriageway resurfacing.
Cudbear Street - Crown Point Road to Sheaf Street - Minor footway refurbishment and Carriageway resurfacing.
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