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Kirklees plans streetlight switch-off – full list

BRIGHT IDEA?: Street lights in Mirfield could be switched off between midnight and 5am.

BRIGHT IDEA?: Street lights in Mirfield could be switched off between midnight and 5am.

DOZENS of streetlights could be switched off in the middle of the night under new proposals from Kirklees Council.

DOZENS of streetlights could be switched off in the middle of the night under new proposals from Kirklees Council.

The council has suggested switching off 56 streetlights in Mirfield between midnight and 5am to help it save money on its energy bills.

A list of suggested locations has been sent to the town’s Kirklees councillors, which you can see below

A trial switch-off will begin across Kirklees in February and March.

In total, Kirklees is planning to switch off 2,000 lights in the early hours – less than four per cent of the 51,000 street lights that the council is responsible for.

The following is a list of locations in Mirfield where street lights could be switched off in the early hours:

Access adjacent to Greenside Road to Lee Green

Access between Littlemoor Grove To 6 Nettleton Road x3

Access from Jackroyd Lane to Hopton Drive x2

Access road to side of Slipper Lane

Access to Wellhouse Lane

Access to garages off Knowl Grove

Access to rear of Johnson Street x3

Access to rear of Water Royd Lane

Coppin Hall Grove

Footpath from West Royd Avenue to Beechwood Avenue

Footpath adjacent to Crossley Lane to Northorpe Lane

Footpath adjacent to Coppin Hall Lane

Footpath between homes in Dunbottle Lane

Footpath from Knowl Grove to Beech Street x2

Footpath from Dunbottle Lane to Grove Street x2

Footpath from Lady Hetton Close to Kitson Hill Road x2

Footpath off Littlemoor Grove leading to Wilson Terrace x2

Footpath off Newgate leading to Navigation Tavern

Footpath in Pinfold Lane x3

Footpath to rear of Priory Walk x2

Footpath to rear of Towngate

Footpath in Wilson Terrace to Huddersfield Road x2

Hand Bank Lane

Hopton New Road x4

Hurst Lane

Lane from Leeds Road To Stocks Bank Road x7

Northway Gardens

Primrose Lane

Slipper Lane x3

Waste Lane x3

 

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