Decision details

Section 278 Agreement for Phase 2 Junction Works associated with the Development of circa 501 Dwellings, on land adjacent to Seacroft Hospital and A64 York Road

Reference: D50657

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 highway works as outlined in Section 3.1 and indicated on Drawing Number 732406_LCC_HWT_J2_DR_EP_MI_35A shown at Appendix 2 of this report;

ii) approved the adoption of new highway construction on land shaded red on drawing number 732406_LCC_HWT_J2_DR_EP_MI_36 so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime;
iii) 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 this Council at the cost of the developer;
iv) gave authority to complete the detailed design, tender and implement the works as set out in Section 3.1;

v) approved the injection of £2,151,212 into the Capital Programme;

vi) gave authority to incur expenditure of £1,954,285 works & statutory undertakers costs and £196,927 staff costs to be fully funded by a section 278 developer contribution;

vii) requested the City Solicitor to advertise a draft Traffic Regulation Order in accordance with the attached Drawing No. 732406 _LCC _HWT _J2 _ DR_EP_TRO_01A and if no valid objections are received to make, seal and implement the order as advertised. A summary of this work is:

• Adjust No Waiting At Any Time restrictions throughout the extents of the scheme to align with the new arrangement of each street.
• 20mph speed limit to new road through housing development.
• Point closure of original Bridle Path junction with A64 York Road.
• Gap closure in central reserve.
• Prohibited U-turn at signals.
• Mandatory right turn at signals.

viii) gave authority to display a notice on site under the provision of Section 23 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to advertise the provision of formal crossing facilities as shown on Drawing No. 732406_LCC_HWT_J2_DR_EP _MI_27;

ix) approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of footway shown on the marked up Drawing No. 732406_LCC_HWT_J2_DR_EP_MI_28A are removed and that following the removal of the designation of footways, that shared cycle/pedestrian designation is assigned under the powers contained under the provisions of Section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980; and

x) noted the contents of the previous D&C report, approved in May 2016, outlining the proposed highway works associated with western access of the development (Phase 1 Junction).

Wards Affected: Killingbeck and Seacroft;

Contact: Richard Stewart, Highways Officer 0113 3787386 Email:

Publication date: 13/03/2020

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