Alerts 37 Bus

Leeds City Centre, The Headrow

Services affected: 1, 6, 7(Harrogate), 10, 11A, 27, 28(First), 33, 34, 35, 36, 42, 49, 50, 50A, 54, 55, 55C, 56, 60, 65, 72, 75, 200, 201, 201A, 202, 203, 229, 254, 254A, 255, 508, 781, N1, N9, X6, X26, X27, X84, X85, X98 and X99

Major construction works on The Headrow, as part of the Connecting Leeds improvement works, are underway, continuing until autumn 2020.

Updated: 04 December 2019


The bus stops and bus routes through Leeds city centre will be affected during this time. 

For information about the improvement scheme visit leeds.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/connecting-leeds-and-transforming-travel/bus-travel

Bus diversions and temporary stops - until Autumn 2020

Since the start of September, The Headrow eastbound has been closed to all traffic from its junction with Calverley Street to Vicar Lane. 

**From Wednesday 11 December, buses and stops will be diverted to the eastbound carriageway for 16 weeks.**

This affects the three bus stops H5, H6 and H10.

From Wednesday 11 December, bus stops H5 and H6 - services 42, 51, 52, X98 and X99 will move to one temporary stop at the centre of The Headrow.

A safe pedestrian diversion route back to the southside footpath will be in place. Barriers will be in place to protect pedestrians from traffic.

At the end of January 2020, stop H10 - services 1, 1B, 6, X84 and X85 will also move to the centre of The Headrow. Similar safe routes and protection will be in place.

Buses operating west to east are operating normal route to Westgate then via The Headrow, Calverley Street, Great George Street, Merrion Street, New Briggate and Vicar Lane before resuming normal route at the junction with Eastgate/Vicar Lane.

Some buses operating west to east are avoiding The Headrow by operating from Wellington Street via King Street, Infirmary Street, City Square, Boar Lane, Duncan Street, Call Lane, New York Street, York Street to Leeds Bus Station.

Buses operating south to north via Leeds City Centre are operating via King Street, East Parade, Calverley Street, Great George Street before resuming normal route on Woodhouse Lane. Buses cannot operate Park Row – The Headrow – Calverley Street as there is a right turn ban from The Headrow onto Calverley Street.

Buses operating north to south via Woodhouse Lane are operating normal route

Westbound services on The Headrow are operating normal route throughout the road works period.

Bus service information 

Timetables for the services affected are available and are updated to include these changes

1 First
From Holt Park Centre via normal route to Woodhouse Lane, stop L5 (45010914) then via Merrion Street, temporary bus stop E (45032083), Vicar Lane, The Headrow, stop H10 (45029158) to Albion Street, stop J3 (45010921)

From Leeds Albion Street, bus stop J3 (45010921) via Woodhouse Lane then via normal route to Holt Park Centre.


1A First

From Lawnswood via normal route to Woodhouse Lane, stop L5 (45010914) then via Merrion Street, temporary bus stop E (45032083), Vicar Lane, The Headrow, stop H10 (45029158) to Albion Street, bus stop J3 (45010921).

From Leeds Albion Street, bus stop J3 (45010921) via Woodhouse Lane then via normal route to Leeds Ring Road.


1B First

From Headingley Campus via normal route to Woodhouse Lane, stop L5 (45010914) then via Merrion Street, temporary bus stop E (450 32083), Vicar Lane, The Headrow, stop H10 (45029158) to Albion Street, bus stop J3 (45010921).

From Leeds Albion Street, bus stop J3 (45010921) via Woodhouse Lane then via normal route to Headingley Campus.


5 / Leeds CityBus First

Service 5/LeedsCityBus is not affected by the Headrow scheme and will operate normal route.


6 First

From Holt Park Centre via normal route to Woodhouse Lane, stop L5 (45010914), Merrion Street, temporary bus stop E (45032083), New Briggate, Vicar Lane, The Headrow, stop H10 (45029158) to Albion Street, stop J3 (45010921)

From Leeds Albion Street, stop J3 (45010921) then via normal route to Holt Park Centre.

This service will NOT run to/from Leeds City Bus Station 


7 The Harrogate Bus Company

Most journeys will run normal to and from Leeds City Bus Station via New Briggate.

The buses leaving Harrogate, Mondays to Fridays, towards Leeds at 1440, 1510 and 1540 will run as normal, but will finish at Infirmary Street, Stand G (45025322) instead of the Leeds City Bus Station.

The three Monday to Friday evening rush hour buses from Infirmary Street will run slightly earlier, at 1636, 1711 and 1746. These buses will run to Leeds City Bus Station first, then to New Briggate afterwards.

These buses won't be stopping at their usual stop on The Headrow, stop H1 (45012386 outside Jessops/Dortmund Square), so if you normally catch your bus here, head over to Infirmary Street or New Briggate, where you'll be able to catch the 7 instead.

If you normally catch the 7 at Leeds City Bus Station, it'll be a few mins later than normal as buses will be coming from Infirmary Street first.


10 First

From Beeston Town Street via normal route to Bishopgate Street, stop Z1 (45011026) then via City Square, Quebec Street to Leeds Infirmary Street, stand B (45025317)

From Leeds Infirmary Street, Stand B (45025317) via City Square, Boar Lane, Mill Hill, Bishopgate Street to resume normal route at Neville Street, bus stop Z3 (45013261).


11 First

Service 11 is not affected by the Headrow scheme and will operate normal route.
On journeys that operate via Vicar Lane, service 11 will observe Vicar Lane, bus stop M2 (45010678).


11A First

From Leeds Infirmary Street, Stand C (45025318) via City Square, Quebec Street, East Parade, Calverley Street, Great George Street, temporary bus stop B (45032080), Merrion Street, temporary bus stop F (45032084), New Briggate, North Street, A64(M), York Road to resume normal route at York Rd Pontefract Lane, bus stop 45010800.

From Cross Gates via normal route to Leeds Infirmary Street.


27 First (replacing 97)

From Bishopgate Street, stop Z1 (45011026) via City Square, Quebec Street, East Parade, Calverley Street, temporary bus stop A (45032079), Great George Street, temporary bus stop C (45032081), Woodhouse Lane to resume normal route at bus stop L2 (45010915).

From Guiseley via normal route to Woodhouse Lane, stop L5 (45010914) then via Albion Street, stop J4 (45010918), The Headrow, to Park Row, stop P3 (45010702).

This service will NOT run from/to Leeds City Bus Station 

Also this service will start from Leeds Rail Station Interchange on New Station Street when it reopens during September 2019 


28 First

From Leeds Dock via normal route to East Street (45023376) then via York Street, Stop F7 (45010908), Kirkgate, Vicar Lane, Duncan Street, Boar Lane, Mill Hill, Bishopgate Street, stop Z1 (45011026 - near Rail Station), City Square, Quebec Street, King Street, East Parade, Calverley Street temporary bus stop A (45032079), Great George Street, temporary bus stop C (45032081), Woodhouse Lane to resume normal service at bus stop L2 (45010915).

This service will NOT run to/from Leeds City Bus Station

Also this service will start from Leeds Rail Station Interchange on New Station Street when it reopens during September 2019 

From Adel via normal route to Woodhouse Lane, stop L5 (45010914) then via Albion Street, stop J4 (45010918), The Headrow, Park Row, stop P5 (45010912), Boar Lane, Duncan Street, York Street, stop F3 (45010905), Crown Point Road, Black Bull Street, Chadwick Street to resume normal route from Leeds Dock, stop A1 (45027147).


33 34 First

From Otley/Guiseley via normal route to King Street, stop W4 (45012554) then via Infirmary Street, Boar Lane, stop T1 (45012654), Duncan Street, York Street to Leeds City Bus Station.

From Leeds City Bus Station via normal route to Guiseley/Otley.


35 First

From Greengates via normal route to King Street, stop W4 (45012554) then via Infirmary Street, Boar Lane, stop T1 (45012654), Duncan Street, York Street to Leeds City Bus Station.

From Leeds City Bus Station via normal route to Greengates 


36 The Harrogate Bus Company

Buses will run as normal in both directions except between 1600 and 1730, when the two routes will run every 20 minutes from Leeds City Bus Station or from Infirmary Street, which will combine to run every 10 minutes from New Briggate towards Harrogate.

Buses will run every 20 minutes from Infirmary Street (stand H) and run non-stop to New Briggate then via our usual routes to Harrogate. Buses won't be able to stop at stop R2 (45012556 - outside Browns) on The Headrow. If you normally catch you bus outside Browns, you'll need to catch it from New Briggate or Infirmary Street instead.

Buses will also run every 20 minutes from Leeds City Bus Station during the afternoon rush hour, running straight to New Briggate so via a quicker route.

From New Briggate and all stops to Harrogate and Ripon we will generally run to the same timetable as now, up to every 10 minutes.

Some of our buses heading into Leeds between 1600 and 1730 will finish at Infirmary Street too, instead of the Leeds City Bus Station. All buses will drop off at Vicar Lane, stop U7 (45012974 - by Old Red Bus Station) as normal.


42 First

From Old Farnley via normal route to Wellington Street, stop W2 (45011763) then via King Street, Infirmary Street, Stand H (45026348), City Square, Boar Lane, Duncan Street, Call Lane, New York Street, stop K11 (45014779), York Street, stop F3 (45010905), Eastgate, St Peter’s Street, Regent Street to resume normal route at bus stop Regent St Byron St (45010571).

From Fearnville via normal route to Old Farnley


49 First

From Bramley Centre via normal route to Westgate, stop Y2 (45010664) then via Calverley Street, temporary bus stop A (45032079), Great George Street, temporary bus stop C (45032081) to Merrion Street, New Briggate, Vicar Lane to resume normal route at Vicar Lane, stop M3 (45010679).

From Monkswood Gate via normal route to Bramley Centre.


50 50A First

From Horsforth via normal route to Westgate, stop Y2 (45010664) then via Calverley Street temporary bus stop A (45032079), Great George Street, temporary bus stop C (45032081) to Merrion Street, New Briggate, Vicar Lane to resume normal route at Vicar Lane, bus stop M3 (45010679).

From Seacroft via normal route to Horsforth The Green.


51 52 First

These services are not affected by The Headrow Scheme and will operate normal route.


54 First

From Leeds Park Row, stop P3 (45010702) via City Square, Aire Street and normal route to Morley Queen Street.

From Morley via normal route to Whitehall Road S14 (45013263) then via Thirsk Row, Wellington Street, King Street, East Parade, South Parade to Park Row, stop P3 (45010702).

This service will NOT stop on Vicar Lane or The Headrow


55 55C First

From Leeds Park Row, stop P3 (45010702) via normal route to Parkwood/Cottingley

Towards Leeds City Centre via normal route to Whitehall Road, stop S14 (45013263) then via Thirsk Row, Wellington Street, King Street, East Parade, South Parade to Leeds Park Row, stop P3 (45010702).

These services will NOT stop on Vicar Lane or The Headrow


56 X56 First

From Moor Grange via normal route to Woodhouse Lane, stop L5 (45010914) then via Merrion Street, New Briggate to resume normal route on Vicar Lane, stop M2 (45010678).

56 route - From Whinmoor via normal route to Moor Grange.

X56 route - From Whinmoor via normal route to Eastgate.


60 The Keighley Bus Company

From Keighley via normal route to King Street, stop W4 (45012554) then via Infirmary Street, City Square, Boar Lane (alighting only at stop T1 45012654), Duncan Street, Call Lane, New York Street (alighting only at stop K11 45014779), York Street to Leeds City Bus Station.

From Leeds City Bus Station via normal route to Keighley Bus Station.


65 First

From Gildersome via normal route to Whitehall Road, stop S14 (45013263) then via Thirsk Row, Wellington Street, King Street, East Parade, South Parade to Park Row.

From Leeds Park Row, stop P3 (45010702) via normal route to Gildersome.

This service will NOT stop on The Headrow or Duncan Street 


72 First

From Bradford Interchange via normal route to Wellington Road (A58) then via West Street, Park Lane, Westgate, stop Y1 (45010663), Great George Street, temporary stand B (45032080) to terminate on Merrion Street at temporary bus stop D (45032082).

From Leeds Merrion Street temporary stop D (45032082) via New Briggate, Vicar Lane, The Headrow, stop H8 (45010658) then via normal route to Bradford Interchange.

This service will NOT run to/from Leeds City Bus Station


75 First

From Leeds Park Row, stop P3 (45010702) via normal route to Middleton St Georges Road.

Journeys after 1930 will go from Vicar Lane, stop M3 (45010679) and Duncan Street, stop K17 (45012652)  

From Middleton St Georges Road via normal route to Whitehall Road, stop S14 (45013263) then via Thirsk Row, Wellington Street, King Street, East Parade, South Parade to Leeds Park Row, stop P3.

This service will NOT stop on The Headrow 


97 First

This service will be renumbered service 27 from 1 September (see 27 details above)


200 201 201A Arriva

From Leeds City Bus Station via Duke Street, Kirkgate, New Market Street, Duncan Street, Boar Lane, stop T7 (45010686) then via normal route to Cleckheaton.

Towards Leeds City Bus Station via normal route to Boar Lane, stop T2 (45010687) then via Duncan Street, Call Lane, stop K5 (45025323), New York Street, York Street to Leeds City Bus Station Stand.


202 203 Arriva

From Leeds City Bus Station via St Peter's Street, Kirkgate, New Market Street, Duncan Street, Boar Lane, stop T7 (45010686) then via normal route to Huddersfield.

From Huddersfield via normal route to Boar Lane, stop T2 (45010687) then via Duncan Street, Call Lane, stop K5 (45025323), New York Street, York Street to Leeds City Bus Station.


229 254 255 Arriva

From Leeds City Bus Station via St Peter's Street, Kirkgate, New Market Street, Duncan Street, Boar Lane, stop T7 (45010686) then via normal route to Huddersfield.

Towards Leeds City Bus Station via normal route to Boar Lane, stop T2 (45010687) then via Duncan Street, Call Lane, stop K5 (45025323), New York Street, York Street to Leeds City Bus Station 


508 First

From Halifax Bus Station via normal route to King Street, stop W4 (45012554) then via Infirmary Street, Boar Lane, stop T1 (45012654), Duncan Street, York Street to Leeds City Bus Station.

From Leeds City Bus Station via normal route to Halifax Bus Station.


757 Yorkshire Tiger

Service 757 will operate normal route.


781 Yorkshire Tiger

From Leeds Infirmary Street, Stand H (45026348) via City Square, Quebec Street, East Parade, Calverley Street, temporary bus stop A (45032079), Great George Street, temporary stop C (45032081), Merrion Street, New Briggate, North Street to resume normal route at North Street Byron Street (bus stop 45010300).

From Otley via normal route to Leeds Park Row.

 

N1 First

Monday to Thursday

  • Towards Leeds City Centre - Woodhouse Lane, Portland Way, Calverley Street, Portland Street, Great George Street to temporary stop C (45032081)
  • From Leeds Great George Street, temporary stop C (45032081), Woodhouse Lane, stop L2 (45010915) towards Lawnswood

This service will NOT be currently stopping on Albion Street, stop J3 on Mondays to Thursdays

On Fridays and Saturdays N1 will use stop J3 on Albion Street.


N9 Arriva

Service N9 towards Cleckheaton will start from York Street, stop F5 (45014781) and go via Kirkgate, New Market Street, Duncan Street to Boar Lane, stop T7 (45010686)


X6 First

From Bradford Interchange via normal route to Wellington Road (A58) then via West Street, Park Lane, Westgate, stop Y1 (45010663), Calverley Street, Great George Street, temporary bus stop B (45032080) to terminate on Merrion Street at temporary bus stop D (45032082).

From Leeds Merrion Street temporary stop D (45032082) via Briggate, Vicar Lane, The Headrow, stop H8 (45010658) then via normal route to Bradford Interchange

This service will NOT run to/from Leeds City Bus Station


X11 First.

From Bradford Interchange via normal route to Wellington Road (A58) then via Wellington Street, King Street to terminate on Infirmary Street at Stand H (45026348).

From Infirmary Street, Stand H (45026348) via City Square, Wellington Street, stops W1 (45029950) then via normal route to Bradford Interchange.

This service will NOT run to/from Leeds City Bus Station


X26 X27 First
From Leeds Infirmary Street, Stand D (45025319) then via City Square, Quebec Street, East Parade, Calverley Street, Great George Street, temporary bus stop B (45032080), Merrion Street, temporary bus stop F (45032084), New Briggate, North Street, A64M New York Road, A64 York Road to resume normal route at bus stop York Road Dawlish Row 45010810.

From Thorpe Park/Garforth via normal route to Leeds Infirmary Street.


X84 X85 First

Towards Leeds City Centre via normal route to Woodhouse Lane, stop L5 (45010914) then via Merrion Street, temporary bus stop E (45032083).  

From Merrion Street, temporary bus stop E (45032083) via New Briggate, Vicar Lane, The Headrow, stop H10 (45029158), Albion Street and Woodhouse Lane, stop L1 (45010913) then normal route to Otley/Ilkley/Skipton.

These stopping conditions for the X84 and X85 changed from Saturday 28 September


X98 X99 First

From Deighton Bar/Wetherby via normal route to North Street Byron Street(45023950) then via Vicar Lane (alighting only at stop U3 45012971), The Headrow, stop H5 (45010655) to terminate at New Briggate, stop N4 (45010675)

From Leeds New Briggate, stop N4 (45010675 - by Grand Theatre) via North Street, New York Road, Regent Street Byron Street (45010571) then via normal route to Wetherby/Deighton Bar.

These services are NOT stopping at Leeds Infirmary Street or Eastgate towards Wetherby

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