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Engine Shed Lane Improvement Scheme

Craven District Council is holding a consultation event on the proposals to improve the route along Engine Shed Lane and linking to the bypass.

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The event will take place on November 7, 2017, from 6.30pm to 8pm at Champions Church, Carleton Road, Skipton, BD23 2AU.

This will be an opportunity to examine the details of the proposals and to discuss them with officers.

  • The scheme aims to:
  • Improve the safety for pedestrians along Engine Shed Lane
  • Reduce HGV traffic from the area around Skipton Station, New Carleton Road and Carleton Road.

The key features of the proposed scheme are:

  • Footpath along Engine shed Lane
  • Link Road to the bypass via Wyvern Park
  • Street lighting along the route
  • HGV restrictions to using Engine Shed Lane by Sandylands
  • Reducing stretch of New Carleton Road to 20 miles per hour

If you would like to comment on the proposals, please email

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