Magnesia Well cafe in the Valley Gardens
Valley Gardens

This page is for ideas about Valley Gardens ward. Comments are open to supporters who are logged in. Find Valley Gardens ward on the map of Harrogate District wards.

Routes in Valley Gardens ward

Cycle routes in this ward:

  • Beech Grove
  • Otley Road
  • Queens Road
  • Cold Bath Road
  • Harlow Moor Drive & Valley Drive
  • the Valley Gardens (no cycle route at present)
  • Harlow Moor Road

There’s a poll where you can vote on the best solution for linking Otley Road to the town centre – see the Beech Grove poll.

3 thoughts on “Valley Gardens

  • May 28, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    Comment by Yvonne D on our Postcard page:

    Queen’s Road – potholes, disintegrating speed bumps, more surface, used as a rat run for car drivers and delivery trucks to turn left from Cold Bath Road to Otley Road to avoid the traffic lights on Cold Bath Road. It’s also used as a car park as there are no parking restrictions.

    Impose 20mph speed limit, establish parking restrictions for non-residents, renew the surface properly.

  • June 1, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Cold Bath Road is a nice local shopping area with a variety of shops, pubs and cafes. It is rather spoiled by the constant through traffic. Most of the people spending money live locally and arrive on foot.

    It would be good to reduce traffic. Make it one way, widen pavements and enforce the 20mph limit? Or modal filter?

  • June 1, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    Beech Grove is a problem – the key link from Otley Road to town, but not a good cycle route because of conflict with traffic caused by limited road space – in turn caused by parked cars.

    Protected bike lane or modal filter or cycle path across West Park Stray.

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