New proposals

I've asked for comments and feedback on the Welford Road and Belvoir Street works. All are part of the ongoing Connecting Leicester programme.

Further information

Old Town streets improvement

We’re proposing to improvements to five streets in our Greyfriars conservation area, extending improvements recently completed on Applegate, Peacock Lane and around Hotel Street.

New Street, Wycliffe Street and Marble Street will be reconstructed in natural porphyry sets stone to match improvement recently made on Applegate and Peacock Lane.

Friars Lane and Millstone Lane will also be improved, with footpaths reconstructed with high-quality concrete block paving and carriageways resurfaced in asphalt.

Footpaths would be widened, and new trees planted, to create more attractive route for pedestrians through the historic area. The proposals would also bring the five streets into the existing restricted zone around Peacock Lane.

A public exhibition of the proposals took place at Guildhall on Tuesday 22 March.

The plans were then displayed at the Adult Education Centre, Belvoir Street, until 11 April 2016.

Other proposed improvements

Along Belvoir Street the pavements have been widened and reconstructed in high quality materials. A contraflow cycle lane has been introduced to provide a link from the cycle lane on Newarke Street to the one on Welford Road. 

The Belvoir Street proposals have seen loading bays maintained and pay and display parking moved onto Stamford Street. We have also removed of traffic signals along Belvoir Street.

The next phase of development begins Spring 2017.

More detailed plans of Belvoir Street can be found below: