Decision details

Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated With A Student Residential Development At 46 Burley Street, Leeds, LS3 1LB

Reference: D50516

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation);

i) noted the principles of the highway works to provide safe pedestrian and vehicular access to the development site;

ii) gave authority to negotiate the terms of and enter into an agreement with the developer under the provisions of Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980; whereby the works associated with the development are carried out by the developer and overseen by the Council;

iii) gave authority to incur expenditure of £7,500 TRO costs and £5,000 staff checking and inspection costs, all to be fully rechargeable to the developer through the Section 278 agreement;

iv) approved the adoption of new highway construction on land shaded yellow on drawing number P-18-00247-Met-M2-C-006 Rev 6 shown at Appendix 4 of this report so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime; and

v) requested the City Solicitor to advertise a draft Traffic Regulation Order to introduce Time Limited Waiting and Loading restrictions in the new lay-bys along the Burley Street and Park Lane site frontages and the prohibition of motor vehicles on Rutland Mount as shown on drawing S278/RM/TRO-01 shown at Appendix 5; and if no valid objections are received, to make and seal the TRO as advertised.

Wards Affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Contact: Michael Norcliffe, Highways Officer 0113 3788092 Email:

Publication date: 05/02/2020

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