Improvement works have started on the districts unclassified roads as part of the Locality Based Unclassified Programme. This £15m highways project, features over 120 schemes across 23 wards and aims to tackle roads identified as in need of immediate repair as well as improving pavement conditions. The network of unclassified roads currently covers 1440km or 895 miles.

Updates and timelines

The programme of works has started on ward priority schemes which has undergone detailed development and procurement. The completion of all works is due to finish by March 2023.

To see a full programme of works, visit the Locality Based Unclassified Roads (LBUR) programme.

If you don't know what ward you live in you can find out on Find your ward.

Works completed to date

The table below shows schemes in the LBUR programme completed to date. Other roads will be added periodically once complete.

Road name Ward Completion date
West Slaithwaite Road/Crow Tree Road Slaithwaite 14/12/21
Raikes Lane Birstall 08/12/21
Matthew Lane Meltham 07/12/21
Marsh Gardens Honley 06/12/21
Elm Street Newsome 06/12/21
Oxford Street Batley 06/12/21
Colders Lane Meltham 06/12/21
Greenhead Avenue Dalton 29/11/21
Ouzelwell Lane Thornhill Lees 29/11/21
South Lane Holmfirth 29/11/21
Ouzelwell Crescent Thornhill Lees 24/11/21
Ouzelwell Road Thornhill Lees 21/11/21
Northfield Road Dewsbury 21/11/21
Green Lane Westborough 18/11/21
Mayfield Avenue Dalton 12/11/21
Carr Lane Shepley 12/11/21
Overthorpe Avenue Thornhill 11/11/21
Butternab Road Beaumont Park 05/11/21
Sandiway Bank Thornhill Lees 01/11/21
Carr Hill Road Upper Cumberworth 29/10/21
Highfield Terrace Cleckheaton 27/10/21
Brooks Yard Bradley 20/10/21
Northfield Place Dewsbury 15/10/21
Tubby Lane Fartown 13/10/21
Wall Nook Lane and Gatefoot Lane Shepley 11/10/21
Springfield Drive Hightown 08/10/21
Orchard Street Savile Town 06/10/21
Back Slaithwaite Road Thornhill Lees 01/10/21
Falcon Road Savile Town 30/09/21
Cowper Street Savile Town 28/09/21
Bridge Croft Milnsbridge 26/08/21
Hagg Wood Road Honley 24/08/21
Crest Avenue Dalton 23/08/21
Holme Avenue Dalton 20/08/21
Dearne Dike/Broadstone Road Birdsedge 16/08/21
Fenay Drive Fenay Bridge 10/08/21
Fields Road Lepton 02/08/21
Manor Park Way (Junction with Woodlands Road East) Lepton 02/08/21
Wood Lane Kirkburton 22/07/21
Lime Avenue Thongsbridge 16/07/21
Queen Street Birkenshaw and Birstall 15/07/21
Craven Drive Gomersal 30/06/21
Highfield Drive Hightown 29/06/21
Fairfield Road Heckmondwike 24/06/21
St Johns Parade Dewsbury West 23/06/21
Aston Close Gomersal and Liversedge 22/06/21
Crossley Terrace Batley 21/06/21
Upper Mount Street Batley 17/06/21
Salter Street Batley 16/06/21
South Bank Road Carlinghow 14/06/21
New Street Milnsbridge 13/06/21
Tichbourne Street Batley West 11/06/21
Fountains Avenue Batley West 10/06/21
Easby Road Batley West 07/06/21
Abbey Road Batley West 04/06/21