Better Connected Stations - Huddersfield

We would like you to tell us what you think about our plans to improve walking and cycling links in Huddersfield town centre. This is a scheme that aims to make it safer and easier for people to travel on foot between the bus and train station, while also improving cycle routes.

What is being proposed?

The plans for a £1.5m scheme is being delivered by Kirklees Council as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme, aimed at encouraging more people to travel on foot and by bike.

The plans include:


1 - St George’s Street

  • Improved footway surfacing
  • Widened footways
  • Improved signage
  • New road materials
  • Closure to motor vehicles (apart from access)
  • New cycle track

2 - Westgate/Henry Street/St George’s Street Junction

  • Dual pedestrian and cyclist crossing
  • Widened footways
  • Improved bus shelters
  • Road resurfacing

3 - Upperhead Row

  • Widened footways
  • Planting of trees
  • Relocation of some taxis spaces to Dundas Street
  • Replacement of parking layby for footway space
  • Upgraded street lighting
  • Road resurfacing
  • Uncontrolled crossing improvements

4 - Dundas Street

  • New parking laybys
  • Taxi bays to accommodate the relocation from Upperhead Row
  • Planting of trees
  • New road materials

5 - Market Street / Railway Street

  • Southbound cycle track
  • Access measures for northbound cyclists

Tell us what you think - complete our survey by the link below.

We would like you to tell us what you think about our plans to improve walking and cycling links in Huddersfield town centre. This is a scheme that aims to make it safer and easier for people to travel on foot between the bus and train station, while also improving cycle routes.

What is being proposed?

The plans for a £1.5m scheme is being delivered by Kirklees Council as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme, aimed at encouraging more people to travel on foot and by bike.

The plans include:


1 - St George’s Street

  • Improved footway surfacing
  • Widened footways
  • Improved signage
  • New road materials
  • Closure to motor vehicles (apart from access)
  • New cycle track

2 - Westgate/Henry Street/St George’s Street Junction

  • Dual pedestrian and cyclist crossing
  • Widened footways
  • Improved bus shelters
  • Road resurfacing

3 - Upperhead Row

  • Widened footways
  • Planting of trees
  • Relocation of some taxis spaces to Dundas Street
  • Replacement of parking layby for footway space
  • Upgraded street lighting
  • Road resurfacing
  • Uncontrolled crossing improvements

4 - Dundas Street

  • New parking laybys
  • Taxi bays to accommodate the relocation from Upperhead Row
  • Planting of trees
  • New road materials

5 - Market Street / Railway Street

  • Southbound cycle track
  • Access measures for northbound cyclists

Tell us what you think - complete our survey by the link below.