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£4.3m energy saving upgrades to benefit Leeds primary schools and council buildings: Bardsey

28 Sep 2022

£4.3m energy saving upgrades to benefit Leeds primary schools and council buildings

More public buildings are to get energy saving green upgrades after Leeds City Council secured £4.3 million of new Government funding. 

Climate change Council buildings Clean air/air quality Environment Energy Infrastructure

Construction to begin on extension of Leeds’ award-winning low carbon heat network: Leeds Combined Court Centre (credit: Vital Energi)

01 Sep 2022

Construction to begin on extension of Leeds’ award-winning low carbon heat network

Plans to extend Leeds’ award-winning district heating network by 2,500 metres will pass a major milestone as construction is set to begin within weeks. 

Leeds PIPES district heating network Climate change Clean air/air quality Energy Environment Infrastructure

Latest round in £7.2 million Leeds city centre cycle improvements in full swing: Cycling infrastructure improvements

18 Aug 2022

Latest round in £7.2 million Leeds city centre cycle improvements in full swing

Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority start latest round of cycle improvements in Leeds city centre.

Connecting Leeds Highways Cycling Transport Climate change Clean air/air quality

Leeds to Bradford transport improvements complete: A647 completion celebration 2

03 Aug 2022

Leeds to Bradford transport improvements complete

The A647 Stanningley Road bus infrastructure improvements to ease congestion in peak times along the Leeds to Bradford route is complete.

Connecting Leeds Highways Transport Clean air/air quality Climate change

Brand new housing development welcomes first new tenants with two more expected to complete soon: Healey Croft development

29 Jul 2022

Brand new housing development welcomes first new tenants with two more expected to complete soon

A brand new Leeds City Council housing development has welcomed its first tenants this week with two more developments expected to complete in the coming months.

Housing Infrastructure Climate change Clean air/air quality

Consultation underway for A6120 Outer Ring Road proposals between Horsforth and Pudsey: A6120 Outer Ring Road cycling issues

12 Jul 2022

Consultation underway for A6120 Outer Ring Road proposals between Horsforth and Pudsey

Plans include a reduction in speed limit, an accessible bridge, and safety measures to junctions located on the route.

Connecting Leeds Best council Transport Clean air/air quality Environment

National electric vehicle rally arrives in Leeds: Cllr Hayden meets GB EV Rally drivers at Stourton Park & Ride - 1

05 Jul 2022

National electric vehicle rally arrives in Leeds

18 electric vans travelling across the country have arrived at the UK’s first fully solar-powered park and ride in Stourton as part of national event. 

Clean air/air quality Climate change Transport

A61 and A639 – have your say on proposed £22.5million improvement schemes: Bus image A61A639

04 Jul 2022

A61 and A639 – have your say on proposed £22.5million improvement schemes

Residents and businesses are being asked for views on proposals to invest up to £22.5 million in two key roads connecting Leeds and Wakefield – the A61 and the A639.

Connecting Leeds Transport Best council Environment Clean air/air quality Highways Cycling Public consultation

Council wins prestigious industry award for low carbon heat network: Leeds PIPES Network (Feb 2022)

17 Jun 2022

Council wins prestigious industry award for low carbon heat network

Leeds City Council has scooped up a prestigious industry award for the success of its flagship low carbon district heating network.

Housing Climate change Infrastructure Clean air/air quality Inclusive growth Leeds PIPES district heating network