Beecroft Primary School: Road safety measures receive green light


Council chiefs have given the green light to a package of road safety measures outside an expanding West Leeds school.

Beecroft Primary School in Burley has increased the number of pupils from 210 pupil places to 315 – and is now putting a raft of road safety measures in place to increase the safety of its pupils.

Highways measures including informal pedestrian crossing facilities on Argie Avenue and the introduction of waiting restrictions on surrounding streets.

The works, approved in a council report this week, will cost £19,800. They also include:

  • Proposed No Waiting At Any Time at the Sandford Road/Gilbert Close/Gilbert Way junctions;
  • Proposed No Waiting (8am – 4pm) on the north east side of Argie Avenue, between Eden Gardens and Eden Mount; and
  • Proposed No Waiting At Any Time at the Argie Avenue/Parkside Close/Eden Gardens/Eden Mount/Burley Hill Drive junctions.
  • Building a raised pedestrian crossing point on Argie Avenue between Eden Way and Eden Gardens.

The expansion works at the school, which experienced delays in 2017, cost £3 million in total.


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