|Location Map ( geo)|
|From:||Leeds Road (SE153374)|
|To:||Valley Road (SE150368)|
|Distance:||0.5 miles (0.8 km)|
|Old route now:||A6037|
|Route outline (key)|
The B6149 is a short link road in the Yorkshire town of Shipley.
The road starts at traffic lights on the A657 Leeds Road to the east of the town centre. It heads south and immediately TOTSOs right onto Crag Road; this is all part of the same junction and controlled by the same traffic lights.
The road now heads southwest. Few buildings line the road (probably owing to the gradient on both sides) so the road appears semi-rural. It descends onto Briggate, where it bends sharply right to cross the Bradford Beck and end immediately afterwards at a T-junction on the A6037.
Originally the B6149 was much longer. It started on the A6038 Otley Road in Shipley and headed south along Valley Road and into the centre of Bradford, ending in Forster Square on the original line of the A6037.
By 1935 all of the above was renumbered as a northward extension of the A6037. However, this did not bring about the end of the B6149. In fact, the number of the road was transferred onto its current route, which was originally numbered B6150. It is not known why this was done, although it does mean that a single point (the junction of Briggate and Valley Road) has remained part of the B6149 through the changes.