Do you remember this cycle lane? PIC: Tony Johnson
Do you remember this cycle lane? PIC: Tony Johnson

When Leeds boasted (arguably) Britain's shortest cycle lane

This cyclist looks as confused as you are.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 8:59 am

This cycle lane on York Road was the talk of Leeds in 2001 and left baffled and mystified residents asking is this the UK's shortest? The spring of that year featured a visits to the city by Prime Minister Tony Blair and fashion designer Jeff Banks and also saw the opening of Getaway Girls, a charity aimed at empowering girls and young women to learn new skills, build confidence, resilience and raise aspirations. Is this a Leeds you remember? READ MORE: 21 photos to take you back to Leeds in 2001 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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