Businesses in Leeds city centre are susceptible to various risks which may affect their productivity in the short or medium term. In recent years businesses in the city centre has been disrupted due to bomb scares, flooding and major traffic delays associated with Bridgewater Place or M62 incidents.
We encourage businesses in the city to make their own emergency plans and business continuity documents and consider the risks that are around them. The documents and external links sections found on this page give business specific advice to organisations looking to improve their emergency planning and resilience with a Leeds context.
Leeds city centre is divided into various evacuation zones, further details can be found on the city centre evacuation page on this site.
Businesses can sign up to the Leeds Alert service – which provides businesses with text messages and emails about ongoing or potential incidents in the city centre.