Live: Harrogate district traffic and travel
Last updated Apr 7, 2021

Good morning and happy Wednesday. It’s Suzannah here with you this morning bringing your road and rail updates every 15 minutes.

These live blogs, brought to you by The HACS Group, aim to keep the Harrogate district moving.

A number of temporary traffic lights are in place across the district today, due to roadworks, so be aware of slight delays.

Keep us posted on social media and via contact@thestrayferret.co.uk.


9am – Full Update 

That’s it from me this morning. Leah will be back with you tomorrow morning for 6.30.

Have a lovely day.

Roads

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Traffic is building here:

  • Skipton Road coming off Empress roundabout
  • Wetherby Road, particularly around Hookstone Chase
  • Starbeck High Street
  • High Street, Knaresborough, from Bond End to Gracious Street

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • The 9.07 service from Harrogate to York will have two coaches instead of three.
  • Other services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.


8.45am – Full Update 

Roads

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Traffic is building here:

  • Skipton Road from Woodfield Road to the Empress roundabout
  • Leeds Road traffic lights near M&S Harrogate
  • Green Lane and Yew Tree Lane near Rossett school
  • Wetherby Road, particularly around Hookstone Chase
  • Studley Road, Ripon
  • High Street, Spofforth

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • The 9.07 service from Harrogate to York will have two coaches instead of three.
  • Other services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

8.30am – Full Update 

Roads

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Traffic is building here:

  • Buttersyke Bar roundabout, particularly entering from the A658 North Rigton
  • Pannal traffic lights along Leeds Road
  • Ripon Road and Crescent Road at the bottom of Parliament Street
  • Otley Road between Pannal Ash Road and Beech Grove – due to roadworks
  • Skipton Road from Woodfield Road to the Empress roundabout
  • High Street, Spofforth

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • The 9.07 service from Harrogate to York will have two coaches instead of three.
  • Other services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

8.15am – Full Update 

Roads

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Traffic is building here:

  • Buttersyke Bar roundabout, particularly entering from the A658 North Rigton
  • Pannal traffic lights along Leeds Road
  • Ripon Road and Crescent Road at the bottom of Parliament Street
  • Skipton Road between Dragon Parade and the Empress roundabout
  • Starbeck High Street
  • Wetherby Road
  • Ripley
  • Ripon city centre, particularly around Low Skellgate
  • Knaresborough High Street near Gracious Street

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • Services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

8am – Full Update 

Roads

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Traffic is building here:

  • Buttersyke Bar roundabout, particularly entering from the A658 North Rigton
  • Pannal traffic lights along Leeds Road
  • Wetherby Road
  • Skipton Road between Grove Road and the Empress roundabout
  • Starbeck High Street
  • Ripon Road around the Royal Hall
  • New Park roundabout along Skipton Road
  • Studley Road area of Ripon city centre
  • Knaresborough High Street near Chain Lane

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • Services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

7.45am – Full Update 

Roads

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Traffic is building here:

  • Buttersyke Bar roundabout, particularly entering from the A658 North Rigton
  • Pannal traffic lights along Leeds Road
  • Forest Lane and Colin’s Hill coming onto Wetherby Road
  • Skipton Road from Dragon Road to the Empress roundabout
  • B6265 east of Marton-cum-Grafton
  • B6161, Church Row, coming into Beckwithsahw

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • Services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

7.30am – Full Update 

Roads

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Traffic is building here:

  • Buttersyke Bar roundabout, particularly entering from the A658 North Rigton
  • Pannal traffic lights along Leeds Road
  • Leeds Road traffic lights near M&S Harrogate
  • Skipton Road from Bilton Grange school to the Empress roundabout
  • Wetherby Road
  • Otley Road at its junction with Skipton Road
  • Ripon city centre, particularly around Low Skellgate

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street.
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • Services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

7.15am – Full Update

Roads

Traffic is building here:

  • Buttersyke Bar roundabout, particularly entering from the A658 North Rigton
  • Pannal traffic lights along Leeds Road
  • Leeds Road traffic lights near M&S Harrogate
  • Otley Road down to its junction with Skipton Road
  • Ripon Road and Crescent Road at the bottom of Parliament Street
  • Hutton Bank, A61, heading north out of Ripon

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street.
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • The 7.23 service from Harrogate to Leeds will be made of two coaches instead of three.
  • Other services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

7am – Full Update

Roads

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Traffic is building here:

  • Buttersyke Bar roundabout, particularly entering from the A658 North Rigton
  • Pannal traffic lights along Leeds Road
  • Skipton Road, Harrogate
  • Ripon city centre, particularly around Market Place

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street.
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • The 7.23 service from Harrogate to Leeds will be made of two coaches instead of three.
  • Other services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

6.45am – Full Update 

Roads

The roads continue to look clear this morning, no traffic hotspots yet.

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street.
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • The 7.23 service from Harrogate to Leeds will be made of two coaches instead of three.
  • Other services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

6.30am – Full Update 

Roads

The roads are looking clear so far this morning, no traffic hotspots yet.

Remember Harlow Moor Road is closed at its junction with Otley Road, until April 21.

Temporary lights in place:

  • Otley Road from Cold Bath Road to Harlow Moor Road
  • Skipton Road near Westmoreland Street.
  • Oakdale near Oakdale Gold Club
  • Church Lane near the Grantham Arms pub, Boroughbridge
  • Clotherholme Road at the junction for Lark Lane, Ripon
  • Stonebridgegate near Paddys Park, Ripon

Trains

  • Services on the Harrogate to Leeds, York and Knaresborough routes look to be on time this morning.

Buses

  • Buses also appear to be running well in the Harrogate district with no delays or cancellations.

 


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