Decision details

Leeds Cycling Starts Here (CSH) Strategy

Reference: D44548

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Executive Board endorsement of the Leeds Cycling Starts Here Strategy.


The Director of City Development submitted a report which provided an update on the progress made with regard to the promotion of cycling in the city, and which presented for the Board’s endorsement the Leeds ‘Cycling Starts Here’ Strategy.


In acknowledging the progress which had been made in recent years in Leeds with regard to cycling, Members discussed the role of the proposed strategy and how it would be used as a starting point to make further progress in this area. The Board acknowledged the multifaceted nature of cycling and how this would need to be reflected by the strategy, and discussed the role to be played by Scrutiny in the Strategy’s development.



(a)  That the contribution of partners and stakeholders towards the production of  the Leeds ‘Cycling Starts Here’ Strategy, be noted;


(b)  That the findings of the consultation process, as detailed within the submitted report, be noted;


(c)  That the Leeds ‘Cycling Starts Here’ Strategy be endorsed;


(d)  That the progress made on the Strategy and related matters be reported to Scrutiny Board annually;


(e)  That future updates on the ‘Cycling Starts Here’ Strategy be presented to Executive Board, as necessary;


(f)  That it be noted that the Chief Officers for Highways & Transportation and Culture & Sport will be responsible for the implementation of such matters.


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Resources and Strategy

Other reasons / organisations consulted

The CSH Strategy went through a full public consultation in Summer 2016. Three reports have been received by Scrutiny Board during the preparation of the Strategy.


Full public consultation, including Members.

Contact: Andrew Hall, Acting Head of Transportation Services 0113 3787589 Email:

Report author: Andrew Hall

Publication date: 27/06/2017

Date of decision: 21/06/2017

Decided at meeting: 21/06/2017 - Executive Board

Effective from: 01/07/2017

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