New Highways, South Yorkshire.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 30th March 1922.

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Photo of Major Frederick Kelley Major Frederick Kelley , Rotherham


asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport what progress has been made with the construction of new highways in South Yorkshire; and what sums have been granted for this purpose in the current year by his Department or from Lord St, Davids' Fund?

Photo of Mr Arthur Neal Mr Arthur Neal , Sheffield, Hillsborough

As the answer involves a statistical table, I will, with my hon. and gallant Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

The answer is as follows:

The table given below refers to schemes for the construction of new highways in

Authority.Description.Estimated Cost.Amount of Grant from Road Fund.Probable Date of Completion.
Bradford C.B.C.100 feet road from School Green to Fairweather Green, partly by widening existing Thornton Road.126,69863,350September, 1922.
Hull C.B.C.100 feet road, Walton Street to Calvert Lane.33,40016,700Almost completed.
Rotherham C.B.C.New Road to Sheffield, from Psalters Lane and Ferham Road Junction to existing Sheffield Road at Blackburn Brook.42,96321,481November, 1922.
Sheffield C.B.C.120 feet road Intake to Darnall73,72136,860Completed.
Rawmarsh U.D.C.60 feet road Aldwarke Road to Netherfield Road.15,5817,790Just commenced.
Leeds C.B.C.Sections of Ring Road:
Adjoining Housing Scheme at Middleton.18,7446,189Completed.
Ottley Road — Weetwood Lane.12,8786,439Completed.
Dewsbury Road—Middleton (Town St.).55,08327,541June, 1922.
King Lane—Harrogate Road14,8867,443Completed.
Tongue Lane—King Lane16,7908,395July, 1922.

The following is a list of schemes for the construction of new roads in South Yorkshire, towards the cost of which assistance has been given by the Unemployment

Authority.Description.Amount of Loan approved.Period (Years).
Guiseley U.D.C.Extension of Netherfield Road6,20520
Batley B.C.Ealand Road Extension5,90720
Penistone U.D.C.New road at Mortimer Road1,80020
Leeds C.B.C.New road from Elland Road to Yelderd Road.56,02220
New road, Brislingthorpe to Moortown128,24420
New road, Pudsey Road to Whitehall Road.107,30620
Bradford C.B.C.New road, Cleckheaton Road to Halifax road.41,98020
Hull C.B.C.Extension of Charterlands Avenue to Cottingham Road.14,93720