Information about the laybys consultation covering Hawes, Leyburn, Middleham, Crakehall, Wensleydale and Yordale

The Safer Roads Fund was established by the Department for Transport to provide road safety improvements on the 50 highest risk local A Roads in England. North Yorkshire County Council have successfully bid, and have been approved funding for the following locations:

  • A167 Topcliffe to Busby Stoop
  • A6108 from Ripon to Scotch Corner
  • A684 from Leeming Bar to junction 37of the M6
  • A682 Barrowford to A65 at Long Preston

The original bid documents can be viewed here.

The A684 bid comprised of a number of works proposals including:

  • Hawes Town Centre
  • Various junction improvements
  • Layby improvements
  • Road marking improvements
  • Drainage works
  • Improvements to Traffic Signals

Proposed scheme plans

Plans for the proposals are available below.


The consultation has now closed. We received a large volume of responses and we are currently working through them. We will share the outcome of the consultation as soon as we can.