Decision details

Leeds City Council - Annual Pedestrian Crossing Review 2019

Reference: D49851

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the detailed design, implementation and expenditure associated to the proposals made in the annual pedestrian crossing review 2019.

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation);

i)  noted the contents and recommendations of this report and the procedures carried out in respect of conducting the annual pedestrian crossing review;

ii)  reviewed and approved the recommendations of the Annual Pedestrian Crossing Review as the basis for the 2019/20 programme for introducing new formal and informal pedestrian crossings; and gave authority to commence the detailed design, consultation and implementation of the schemes described in Section 3 of the report and Appendix 2;

iii)  gave authority to incur expenditure of £400,000 inclusive of all works costs, fees and legal costs, which will be funded £360,000 from the Local Transport Plan Transport Policy Capital Programme and £40,000 from a Section 106 receipt;

iv)  gave authority to display notices on site under the provisions of Section 23 of the Roads Traffic Regulation Act 1984 in order to inform the public of the proposed pedestrians crossings;

v)  gave authority to request the City Solicitor to draft and advertise a Notice under the provisions of Section 90C of the Highways Act 1980 for the implementation of traffic calming to complement some of the proposed pedestrian crossings;

vi)  gave authority to request the City Solicitor to draft, advertise and implement, subject to objections, a Traffic Regulation Order, Movement Order or Speed Limit, where required, to support the proposed pedestrian crossings;

vii)  approved, with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, where required, that the relevant lengths of footway are removed and that following the removal of the footways, cycle tracks are constructed under the powers contained under the provisions of section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980; and

viii)  agreed to receive such other further reports as may be needed to address any objections received to advertised Notices or other matters arising from the detailed scheme proposals.

Wards Affected: Armley; Bramley and Stanningley; Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Farnley and Wortley; Killingbeck and Seacroft; Middleton Park; Moortown; Pudsey; Roundhay; Wetherby;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

No external consultations have been undertaken at this stage.  The majority of the schemes in the proposed programme have originated from local communities; either from Ward Members, local residents or businesses.  As the works programme develops, consultation on individual projects will be carried out as appropriate.

Consultees

Ward Members

Emergency Services

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Contact: David O'Donoghue, Trainee Engineer 0113 378 7500 Email: david.odonoghue@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 05/07/2019

Date of decision: 15/07/2019

Effective from: 23/07/2019

Current call-in Count: 0

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