Live: Harrogate district traffic and travel
Last updated Sep 15, 2021

Good morning and welcome to a rather wet Wednesday. I’ve got all the temporary lights, road closures and traffic hotspots for you today so keep checking in.

The roads are likely to be wet this morning so take care walking or driving.

Give me a call on 01423 276197 or get in touch on social media if you spot anything on the roads or your bus or train is delayed.

The morning blogs are brought to you by The HACS Group.


9am – Full Update 

Roads

Traffic Hotspots:

  • A61 heading into Harewood from Leeds – nine-minute delay
  • Skipton Road towards Empress roundabout – six-minute delay
  • Knaresborough Road, both ways, through Starbeck –  seven-minute delay
  • Wetherby Road from Woodlands Junction, all exits, to Empress roundabout –  12 minute delay
  • Ripon Road near the Co-Op petrol station – due to roadworks – slow traffic

Traffic is building in these areas:

  • Knaresborough High Street, both ways
  • Pannal traffic lights near BMW Stratstone

Road closures:

  • Oaker Bank/Pot Bank bridge, Beckwithshaw – road closure
  • Kingsley Drive, Starbeck – road closure
  • Bogs Lane, Starbeck, near Henshaws College – road closure
  • Whitley Yard, Knaresborough, across from The Crown Inn – road closure
  • Abbey Road, Knaresborough – road closure
  • A6108 Main Street, West Tanfield, to Tanfield Bridge – road closure

Temporary lights:

  • Wetherby Road near Harrogate Town grounds
  • Ripon Road near Co-Op petrol station
  • Skipton Road near the bend for Roberts Crescent
  • Leeds Road near junction with Almsford Avenue
  • Leadhall Lane, off Leeds Road, around Rossett Drive
  • Ripon Road, through Killinghall
  • Otley Road at the Harlow Moor Road and Hill Rise Avenue junction
  • Boroughbridge Road, heading into Knaresborough, just after Farnham Lane
  • Clotherholme Road, Ripon, near Outwood Academy
  • Leyburn Road, Masham, near Co-Op
  • A59 Flaxby

Trains

  • 9.23 service from Harrogate to Leeds – eight-minute delay – 9.31
  • Services on the Harrogate, Knaresborough, Leeds and York lines are all running on time so far

Buses

  • Other buses in the Harrogate district look to be running on time with no reported delays or cancellation


8.30am – Full Update 

Roads

Traffic Hotspots:

  • Skipton Road towards Empress roundabout – seven-minute delay
  • Knaresborough Road, both ways, through Starbeck – seven-minute delay
  • Wetherby Road from Woodlands Junction, all exits, to Empress roundabout – seven-minute delay
  • Ripon Road near the Co-Op petrol station – due to roadworks – slow traffic

Traffic is building in these areas:

  • Coming off the A1 (M) onto the A59 for Knaresborough
  • Pannal traffic lights near BMW Stratstone

Road closures:

  • Oaker Bank/Pot Bank bridge, Beckwithshaw – road closure
  • Kingsley Drive, Starbeck – road closure
  • Bogs Lane, Starbeck, near Henshaws College – road closure
  • Whitley Yard, Knaresborough, across from The Crown Inn – road closure
  • Abbey Road, Knaresborough – road closure
  • A6108 Main Street, West Tanfield, to Tanfield Bridge – road closure

Temporary lights:

  • Wetherby Road near Harrogate Town grounds
  • Ripon Road near Co-Op petrol station
  • Skipton Road near the bend for Roberts Crescent
  • Leeds Road near junction with Almsford Avenue
  • Leadhall Lane, off Leeds Road, around Rossett Drive
  • Ripon Road, through Killinghall
  • Otley Road at the Harlow Moor Road and Hill Rise Avenue junction
  • Boroughbridge Road, heading into Knaresborough, just after Farnham Lane
  • Clotherholme Road, Ripon, near Outwood Academy
  • Leyburn Road, Masham, near Co-Op
  • A59 Flaxby

Trains

  • Services on the Harrogate, Knaresborough, Leeds and York lines are all running on time so far

Buses

  • Other buses in the Harrogate district look to be running on time with no reported delays or cancellation

8am – Full Update 

Roads

Traffic is building in these areas:

  • Skipton Road from New Park roundabout all the way to Empress roundabout
  • Knaresborough Road, both ways, through Starbeck
  • Woodlands junction, Wetherby Road
  • Ripon Road near the Co-Op petrol station – due to roadworks
  • Coming off the A1 (M) onto the A59 for Knaresborough
  • Buttersyke Bar roundabout coming from A658 Huby
  • Pannal traffic lights near BMW Stratstone

Road closures:

  • Oaker Bank/Pot Bank bridge, Beckwithshaw – road closure
  • Kingsley Drive, Starbeck – road closure
  • Bogs Lane, Starbeck, near Henshaws College – road closure
  • Whitley Yard, Knaresborough, across from The Crown Inn – road closure
  • Abbey Road, Knaresborough – road closure
  • A6108 Main Street, West Tanfield, to Tanfield Bridge – road closure

Temporary lights:

  • Wetherby Road near Harrogate Town grounds
  • Ripon Road near Co-Op petrol station
  • Skipton Road near the bend for Roberts Crescent
  • Leeds Road near junction with Almsford Avenue
  • Leadhall Lane, off Leeds Road, around Rossett Drive
  • Ripon Road, through Killinghall
  • Otley Road at the Harlow Moor Road and Hill Rise Avenue junction
  • Boroughbridge Road, heading into Knaresborough, just after Farnham Lane
  • Clotherholme Road, Ripon, near Outwood Academy
  • Leyburn Road, Masham, near Co-Op
  • A59 Flaxby

Trains

  • 7.51 train Harrogate to York – 15 minute delay – 8.06
  • Services on the Harrogate, Knaresborough, Leeds and York lines are all running on time so far

Buses

  • Other buses in the Harrogate district look to be running on time with no reported delays or cancellation

7.30am – Full Update 

Roads

Traffic is building in these areas:

  • Skipton Road towards Empress roundabout
  • Knaresborough Road, both ways, through Starbeck
  • Woodlands junction, Wetherby Road
  • Ripon Road near the Co-Op petrol station – due to roadworks

Road closures:

  • Oaker Bank/Pot Bank bridge, Beckwithshaw – road closure
  • Kingsley Drive, Starbeck – road closure
  • Bogs Lane, Starbeck, near Henshaws College – road closure
  • Whitley Yard, Knaresborough, across from The Crown Inn – road closure
  • Abbey Road, Knaresborough – road closure
  • A6108 Main Street, West Tanfield, to Tanfield Bridge – road closure

Temporary lights:

  • Wetherby Road near Harrogate Town grounds
  • Ripon Road near Co-Op petrol station
  • Skipton Road near the bend for Roberts Crescent
  • Leeds Road near junction with Almsford Avenue
  • Leadhall Lane, off Leeds Road, around Rossett Drive
  • Ripon Road, through Killinghall
  • Otley Road at the Harlow Moor Road and Hill Rise Avenue junction
  • Boroughbridge Road, heading into Knaresborough, just after Farnham Lane
  • Clotherholme Road, Ripon, near Outwood Academy
  • Leyburn Road, Masham, near Co-Op
  • A59 Flaxby

Trains

  • 7.51 train Harrogate to York – 11 minute delay – 8.02
  • Services on the Harrogate, Knaresborough, Leeds and York lines are all running on time so far

Buses

  • Other buses in the Harrogate district look to be running on time with no reported delays or cancellations

7am – Full Update 

Roads

The roads are still quiet so far this morning, just take care in the rain. It normally gets busier around 7.30am.

Road closures:

  • Oaker Bank/Pot Bank bridge, Beckwithshaw – road closure
  • Kingsley Drive, Starbeck – road closure
  • Bogs Lane, Starbeck, near Henshaws College – road closure
  • Whitley Yard, Knaresborough, across from The Crown Inn – road closure
  • Abbey Road, Knaresborough – road closure
  • A6108 Main Street, West Tanfield, to Tanfield Bridge – road closure

Temporary lights:

  • Wetherby Road near Harrogate Town grounds
  • Ripon Road near Co-Op petrol station
  • Skipton Road near the bend for Roberts Crescent
  • Leeds Road near junction with Almsford Avenue
  • Leadhall Lane, off Leeds Road, around Rossett Drive
  • Ripon Road, through Killinghall
  • Otley Road at the Harlow Moor Road and Hill Rise Avenue junction
  • Boroughbridge Road, heading into Knaresborough, just after Farnham Lane
  • Clotherholme Road, Ripon, near Outwood Academy
  • Leyburn Road, Masham, near Co-Op
  • A59 Flaxby

Trains

  • 7.51 train Harrogate to York – eight minute delay – 7.59
  • Services on the Harrogate, Knaresborough, Leeds and York lines are all running on time so far

Buses

  • Other buses in the Harrogate district look to be running on time with no reported delays or cancellations

6.30am – Full Update 

Roads

As usual the roads are pretty quiet this early in the morning, but they normally get busier around 7.30am.

Road closures:

  • Oaker Bank/Pot Bank bridge, Beckwithshaw – road closure
  • Kingsley Drive, Starbeck – road closure
  • Bogs Lane, Starbeck, near Henshaws College – road closure
  • Whitley Yard, Knaresborough, across from The Crown Inn – road closure
  • Abbey Road, Knaresborough – road closure
  • A6108 Main Street, West Tanfield, to Tanfield Bridge – road closure

Temporary lights:

  • Wetherby Road near Harrogate Town grounds
  • Ripon Road near Co-Op petrol station
  • Skipton Road near the bend for Roberts Crescent
  • Leeds Road near junction with Almsford Avenue
  • Leadhall Lane, off Leeds Road, around Rossett Drive
  • Ripon Road, through Killinghall
  • Otley Road at the Harlow Moor Road and Hill Rise Avenue junction
  • Boroughbridge Road, heading into Knaresborough, just after Farnham Lane
  • Clotherholme Road, Ripon, near Outwood Academy
  • Leyburn Road, Masham, near Co-Op
  • A59 Flaxby

Trains

  • 6.32 train Harrogate to Leeds – eight minute delay – 6.40
  • Services on the Harrogate, Knaresborough, Leeds and York lines are all running on time so far

Buses

  • Other buses in the Harrogate district look to be running on time with no reported delays or cancellations

 


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