Fortnightly Update on Leeds PIPES disruption

As the installation of the Leeds PIPES Network is underway, the below roads will be effected whilst we install the new district heating pipes. We have worked with Leeds City Council Highways department to ensure that efficient traffic management measures are in place to keep the impact on road users to a minimum.

The current areas effected are listed below:

Richmond Hill

  • Easy Road: Completed on time, 6th July.
  • Dial Street: From 31st May 2018– Temporary traffic lights. End date to be confirmed.
  • Ellerby Lane – currently open to traffic.
  • Ellerby Road – Parking restrictions  currently in place. Anticipated  completion date 4th September 2018

City Centre

  • St Celia Street/Quarry Hill area: From 1st June 2018– Road diversions are in place. Anticipated end date 28th September 2018.
  • York Street: From 21st May 2018 – Road diversions are in place.
  • Marsh Lane – Friday evening 10th August 2018  full closure of Marsh Lane 20.00pm – 00.00am (midnight) – Inbound and Outbound  between Saxton Lane and Mill Street.   Works will stop at midnight due to surrounding buildings and to minimise noise pollution.   However the full closure will remain in place.  Works will re-commence Saturday 11th August  2018 at 07.00am until 00.00am (midnight). On Sunday 12th August 2018 at 07.00am the installation of the District Heating pipes will commence and will be completed by 16.00pm when
  • we will then backfill and reinstate the carriageway other than the near side lane.  This lane will be completed by 19.00pm on Friday 17th August 2018.  (Working hours will be Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday 07.00am – 19.00pm)


Saxton Gardens

  • Flax Place: From 18th June 2018One way system in place. Completed ahead of schedule on the 26th July.
  • Saxton Lane:   No exit from Saxton Lane onto Marsh Lane other than emergency vehicles and buses which will be able to turn right onto Marsh Lane via the bus lane.   Anticipated completion date Friday 17th August 2018. It is not anticipated that  refuse collections will be affected on Flax Lane as the refuse vehicle will be able to  access Flax Lane  but will not be able to exit via Saxton Lane.


Cross Green

  • Pontefract Road Crossing & Cross Green Lane: From 2nd July – Road diversions are in place. Completed on the 27th July 2018.

Lincoln Green:

  • Macaulay Street: From 11th April 2018One way system in place. Anticipated end date to be confirmed
  • Accommodation Road: From 2nd July – Road diversions in place. Anticipated end date 17th August 2018.

Ebor Gardens:

  • Torre Road: From 19th April 2018Temporary traffic lights. Completed 1 week ahead of schedule (13th July)
  • Nippet Lane: From 16th May 2018Temporary traffic lights. Earlier anticipated end date 3rd August 2018. Completed 3rd August 2018

We appreciate your patience during the installation of the Leeds PIPES Network and will continue to work with Highways department to minimise disruption to commuters.

If you have any queries regarding the project then please contact Gail O’Mahony – 07818596824 or David Whitelow – 07464542589

Disclaimer: Please note that we always aim to meet the anticipated end dates stated next to each road. However, if we should ever experience unavoidable delays due to reasons outside of our control, we will update the anticipated end date so that commuters and residents are aware. We thank you in advance for your understanding.