PEOPLE are being urged to have their say on what could be done to improve traffic flows around Keighley town centre.

Anyone who lives or works in the town, and visitors, are invited to take part in the survey.

People are also being asked for their views on parking and public transport.

Bradford Council is carrying out the survey, which is being funded through the Government-financed Keighley Towns Fund.

Results will help shape a series of options, which will go to public consultation at a later date. It will include a focus on improving the viability of bus services, walking and cycling.

Over the years, a range of schemes and measures has been proposed to relieve town-centre traffic congestion, including a one-way system.

Councillor Alex Ross-Shaw, Bradford Council’s portfolio holder for regeneration, transport and planning, says: "This survey will take an in-depth look at the ways people travel around Keighley and we hope to hear the views of as many people as possible about what they think is working, and what improvements they’d most like to see.

"It will help us identify future projects to improve transport in Keighley, not just through the Towns Fund but potentially the Long Term Plan and other funding opportunities. This study will help us identify new traffic schemes that would really make a difference to people in the town."

Liz Barker, acting chair of Keighley Towns Fund, says: "This is the first step in taking a thorough, detailed look at traffic circulation in Keighley, with the potential to make significant improvements going forward. These will potentially benefit everyone in the town, making it easier to get around and to access."

To take part in the survey, visit

It closes on March 1.