Decision details

Armley Gyratory - City Centre Package

Reference: D50981

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A decision is sought to obtain technical approval for the preliminary design proposals for the Armley Gyratory Highway Reconfiguration and authorisation to incur expenditure to undertake detailed design and all works required to progress the scheme to the next Combined Authority decision point.

Authorisation is also sought to procure external input into scheme development via a design and build contract under the Scape Civil Engineering Framework.



The Chief Officer Highways and Transportation:

i)  approved the preliminary design of the proposed Armley Gyratory alignment to allow progression to detailed design and construction;

ii)  approved the commission of an Appraisal Specification Report (ASR) and Full Business Case (FBC) to progress the scheme to the next Combined Authority decision point;

iii)  gave approval to inject an additional £5.087m of West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) grant funding into the Capital Programme;

iv)  gave authority to spend £5.087m to undertake ASR, FBC, detailed design, early phase works and land acquisition associated with the delivery of the Armley Gyratory scheme to be wholly funded by the WYCA West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund (WY+TF);

v)  authorised the procurement of Balfour Beatty via the Scape Civil Engineering Framework to provide Early Contractor Involvement into the detailed design process;

vi)  authorised the procurement of the design and build contract via the Scape Civil Engineering Framework; and

vii)  authorised the submission of a detailed planning application upon completion of preliminary design.

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: Armley; Beeston and Holbeck; Hunslet and Riverside; Little London and Woodhouse;

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development


Contact: Chris Musgrave, Highways Officer 0113 378 7579 Email:

Publication date: 11/06/2020

Date of decision: 19/06/2020

Effective from: 27/06/2020

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