Yorkshire Road Area 20mph speed limit

Closed 29 Nov 2021

Opened 5 Nov 2021

Feedback updated 23 Dec 2022

We asked

We sought views on the proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit in the area

You said

22 valid responses were received to the online consultation. 17 of these were within the consultation delivery area.
We also carried out a paper consultation to residents in the area covered by the 20mph speed limit.
924 letters were delivered. 184 replied (including the 17 via the online consultation) which was a 20% response rate.

167 (87%) were in favour of the proposed 20mph speed limit, 18 (10%) against and 6 (3%) made no selection or were unsure.

We did

As a result of the support of the proposal, the City Mayor has approved the implementation of the scheme which is scheduled to come into force.


Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph in the Yorkshire Road area.

Why your views matter

The Transport Strategy Section is now consulting residents and other interested parties for their views on the proposed changes.  This consultation will be the basis on which the City Mayor will make his decision on whether to implement the scheme or not.


  • Belgrave
  • Rushey Mead


  • All residents


  • Highways
  • Community safety
  • Cycling