Decision details

Approval for the development of options to reduce flood risk in Potternewton

Reference: D50153

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation)
i) gave authority to incur expenditure of £68,000 for a capital scheme to carry out appraisal and develop an Outline Business Case for a flood alleviation scheme at Potternewton including obtaining the necessary permits and approvals for the scheme, funded from Environment Agency grant £50,000 and LCC capital borrowing £18,000; and

ii) noted that a further report will be submitted for Highways Board review in early 2020 to gain approval to submit the Outline Business Case to the Environment Agency and to give authority to incur expenditure detailed design and construction of the scheme.

Wards Affected: Chapel Allerton;

Contact: Ian McCall, Flood Risk Engineer 0113 3788012 Email:

Publication date: 27/09/2019

Date of decision: 03/10/2019

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