Decision details

Hard Ings Road Improvements, Keighley

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To enable work to commence on delivering the scheme to widen the A650 Hard Ings Road, Keighley, which will provide two running lanes in each direction between the junctions with the A629 (Beechcliffe roundabout) and Bradford Road roundabout, thus improving traffic flows and reducing congestion by increasing capacity. The scheme will also improve the local environment and local air quality, as well as increasing safety provision for cyclists and pedestrians.


To approve that the Hard Ings Road Improvements, Keighley project proceeds through Decision Point 5 of the Combined Authority’s assurance process and work commences on Activity 6 (Delivery).

To give full approval to the total project value of £9.334 million is given from the West Yorkshire+ Transport Fund.

To approve that the Combined Authority enters into a Funding Variation Agreement with City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council to the value of £5.474 million, to bring the total value of the funding agreements for the Hard Ings Road Improvements, Keighley project to £9.334 million.

Publication date: 02/04/2019

Date of decision: 15/03/2019