Businesses will be demolished across Yorkshire for HS2
It will also involve the closure of some of Yorkshire's busiest roads and motorway junctions. This is a roundup of how each part of Yorkshire will be most affected by the years of demolition and construction work set to begin in the mid-2020s.
26 businesses will be demolished including the Hilton Hotel in the city centre, Asda HQ, a traveller site, two pubs and Leeds School of Motorcycling on Kidacre Street. 20 roads will be diverted or closed.
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Eight heritage assets in Leeds will be affected including The Wharf Building, the Union Foundry on Holmes Street and Camp Hall on Meadow Lane
In this area, the proposed scheme would require the demolition of 21 houses and eight commercial/business properties. Seven roads would be permanently diverted, along with 32 public rights of way and seven watercourses.
Five houses and five businesses will be demolished. 75 per cent of Weet Wood would be temporarily lost, and 30 per cent of Hawk's Nest wood. A wall would be removed at Grade II listed Barrowby Hall.
It is anticipated that five residential properties and two commercial/properties will be demolished and eight roads will be permanently closed, realigned or diverted, along with 13 public rights of way and four watercourses.
Two homes and two commercial/business properties will have to be demolished. Twelve roads will be permanently closed, realigned or diverted, along with 13 public rights of way and four watercourses.
The demolition of 63 residential properties - including 52 on the Shimmer Estate in Mexborough - and nine commercial/business properties. Six business units would be destroyed, meaning possible job losses.
Six hectares of Hawk's Wood Local Wildlife site would be permanently bulldozed, and 8 per cent of Haigh's Grass Site of Importance for Nature Conservation. Five homes and five businesses lost.
In this area, the proposed scheme would require the demolition of 21 houses and eight commercial/business properties. 7 roads would be permanently diverted, along with 32 public rights of way.
In this area, the scheme would require the demolition of two commercial/ business properties and the permanent diversion of six roads. The M18 junction 1 would be permanently diverted.
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