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Leeds Council

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Leeds City Council
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Primary Destinations
Leeds • Wetherby
Other Important Destinations
Leeds Bradford Airport • Otley • Pudsey
Bradford City Council • Kirlees MBC • North Yorkshire CC • Wakefield City Council
National Highways Roads
M1 • M62 • M621 • A1(M) • A64
This article is about the Highway Authority, and City Council area of Leeds.
For the Primary Destination and settlement of Leeds, see Leeds

Leeds City Council is a large Highway Authority within the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located within the council area:

Trunk Roads

The following roads that run through the council area are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by National Highways:

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by the council:

Route From To Length


A58(M) Wellington Street Claypit Lane 1.1 miles View
A64(M) Claypit Lane York Road 1 mile View
A58 Prescot Wetherby 81.4 miles View
A61 Derby Thirsk 107 miles View
A62 Manchester Leeds 39.2 miles View
A63 Leeds Kingston-upon-Hull 60.7 miles View
A64 Leeds Scarborough 66.6 miles View
A65 Leeds Kendal 69 miles View
A168 Boston Spa Northallerton 35.0 miles View
A639 Barnsdale Bar Leeds 19.9 miles View
A642 Garforth Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield 22.7 miles View
A643 Outlane Leeds 17.0 miles View
A647 Leeds Halifax 16.8 miles View
A650 Keighley Wakefield 25.1 miles View
A653 Dewsbury Leeds 8.9 miles View
A654 East Ardsley Oulton 5.2 miles View
A656 Glasshoughton Parlington 6.6 miles View
A657 Saltaire Bramley 8.4 miles View
A658 Bradford Knaresborough 21.8 miles View
A659 Tadcaster Otley 22.1 miles View
A660 Leeds Burley in Wharfedale 12.5 miles View
A661 Harrogate Wetherby 8.4 miles View
A1246 Brotherton Selby Fork 3.2 miles View
A6029 Morley West Ardsley 0.8 miles View
A6038 Shipley Otley 6.7 miles View
A6110 White Rose Shopping Centre Stanningley By Pass 4.2 miles View
A6120 New Pudsey Colton 14.6 miles View   
B1217 Towton East Garforth(N) 5.2 miles View
B1224 Kirk Deighton York 12.7 miles View
B6123 Heckmondwike Morley 5.1 miles View
B6125 Drighlington Birstall 1.9 miles View
B6126 New Farnley Morley 2.5 miles View
B6127 Victoria Road Tingley Common 1.4 miles View
B6135 Methley Junction Thorpe on the Hill 5.5 miles View
B6135 Adwalton Westgate Hill 1.8 miles View
B6137 Kippax Garforth 3.5 miles View
B6152 Harrogate Road Apperley Lane 1.0 mile View
B6153 Otley Road Bradford Road 0.6 miles View
B6154 Armley Gyratory Thornbury 5.8 miles View
B6155 Pudsey Stanningley 1.43 miles View
B6156 Calverley Farsley 1.6 miles View
B6157 Stanningley Bypass Moortown 7.9 miles View
B6159 Headingley Austhorpe 6.8 miles View
B6164 Knaresborough Wetherby 6.8 miles View
B6451 Otley Summerbridge 12.9 miles View
B6481 Stourton Rothwell Haigh 1.3 miles View     

Classified Unnumbered (Class III) Roads

Main Article: Leeds Council (Class III roads)

For its Class III road network, Leeds Council uses "C" prefixes.

Highways Management

The Council is responsible for the maintenance of all roads and associated footways in the district that are not managed by National Highways. This also includes, bridges, structures, signal controlled junctions, controlled crossings, road markings, 30,000 illuminated traffic signs and bollards, traffic signs and 89,000 street lights.

All street lighting in Leeds City Council's area are maintained through a PFI with Southern Electric Contracting (SEC).


Main Article: Leeds Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Leeds Council (Crossings)


East Leeds Orbital Route Flythrough

2017 flythrough of the proposed route

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Leeds City Council

Leeds Council
A58 • A58(M) • A61 • A62 • A63 • A64 • A64(M) • A65 • A168 • A639 • A642 • A643 • A647 • A650 • A653 • A654 • A656 • A657 • A658 • A659 • A660 • A661 • A1246 • A6029 • A6038 • A6110 • A6120 • B1217 • B1224 • B6123 • B6125 • B6126 • B6127 • B6135 (Castleford - Lofthouse) • B6135 (Drighlington) • B6137 • B6152 • B6153 • B6154 • B6155 • B6156 • B6157 • B6159 • B6164 • B6451 • B6481 (Leeds) • B6902
Leeds • Otley • Pudsey • Wetherby
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