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The ELOR will stretch from the Outer Ring Road at Red Hall round
the east side of Leeds to Thorpe Park joining a new Manston Lane Link Road
(MLLR) where it would connect into the existing highway infrastructure and link
to the M1 motorway.
This will effectively consist of a new 7.5km dual
carriageway which will provide the capacity to support increased traffic
from allocated development in the ELE, as well as relieving congestion on the
The ELOR is a requirement established through the
Local Development Framework and will provide access to the housing development
areas. We estimate it will cost £116 million which is funded by the West
Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund and developers.
Construction will start in Spring
2018 with a completion date of 2021. Further information can be obtained at the
Leeds City Council website