Tour De Yorkshire: Leeds road closures for Sunday, May 5

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Tour De Yorkshire excitement on Kirkstall Bridge back in May

The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire will speed through West Leeds on Sunday, May 5 with some of the world’s best riders coming to the city for this year’s race.

On the Friday May 3, both the men’s and women’s race will touch on the eastern and northern fringes of the city, while on Sunday the race will head through Otley and through the heart of West Leeds, including Hawksworth, Kirkstall, Armley, Burley and the city centre.

The road closures will be in place between about 3.30pm and 5.30pm on Sunday.

Here’s a full list of every single road in Leeds closed on Sunday, May 5:

Bridge Street
Kirkgate (Otley)
Bond Gate
Gay Lane
East Chevin Road
Otley Old Road
A658 Harrogate Road
Cookridge Lane
Green Lane
Woodhill Road
Tinshill Road
Tinshiill Lane
Otley Old Road
Spen Lane
A6120 Outer Ring Road
Abbey Walk
A65 Abbey Road
B6157 Bridge Road
Wyther Lane
Armley Ridge Road
Cockshott Lane
A647 Stanningley Road
Ledgard Way
Canal Road
Viaduct Road
A65 Kirkstall Road
Willow Road
Burley Road
Burley Street

City centre roads are closed for most of the day:

Park Lane
The Headrow

More details from the Tour De Yorkshire website.


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  1. Great. Closing off one of the busiest roads in Leeds (a65) and also closing off the parallel road (burley road) so that the entirety of Burley and Kirstall is boxed in for 24 hours. That’s effective route planning for another fantastic year. Thanks guys.


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