Leeds Pride is back this weekend (August 7) after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

With it finally returning to the streets, it's set to be bigger than ever before as thousands of people descend on the city to mark the day.

As the parade, street party and more return there are set to be some road closures, but we've got all the information you need.

From what the parade route is to what roads are closed and when the day of celebration starts.

What is the Leeds Pride Parade Route and when does it start? 

Leeds Pride 2022 Parade is named after Robert Payne and starts at the top of the city centre in Millennium Square at 2pm.

The route for Leeds Pride Robert Payne Parade is: 

  • Millennium Square
  • Cookridge Street
  • The Headrow
  • Vicar Lane
  • Kirkgate
  • York Street
  • Duke Street
  • Kirkgate
  • High Court
  • The Calls
  • Call Lane 
  • Lower Briggate

Leeds Pride 2022 Road Closures: 

As the Parade will follow some major Leeds streets, there will be some roads closed during the day. 

With severe disruptions to traffic and buses expected on major roads in the city centre. 

From 4am until midnight, Lower Briggate, Call Lane and Meadow Lane will all be closed with traffic diverted all day. 

Leeds Highway has said that the road closures for all other roads on the Pride Parade will be closed from 1.45pm until 4.15pm, however, timings are subject to change. 

From 1.30pm buses will divert and will resume set routes when roads re-open later that day. 

For more information on road closures, head to this website.