Decision details

Transforming Cities Fund: Holbeck Gateway Phase 1

Reference: D53969

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the detailed design and delivery of Phase 1 of the Holbeck Gateway, being one of the TCF Leeds City Centre Cycling Improvement schemes and comprising:

  The provision of an off carriageway cycle route parallel to A643 Ingram Distributor with upgraded surface, street lighting and wayfinding

Approve expenditure of £600k, to be fully funded by the TCF programme under an existing funding agreement. 

To request the City Solicitor to advertise a package of traffic regulation orders to support the delivery of the scheme, and subject to no objections being received to make and seal the orders as advertised.

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation) has

a)   Noted the work to date on the Transforming Cities Fund - Leeds City Centre Cycling projects and the existing funding agreement for advance works; and

b)  Given authority to incur expenditure of £600,000 to deliver phase 1 of the Holbeck Gateway project detailed in this report, to be entirely funded from the Transforming Cities Fund; and

c)  Requested Legal Services to advertise Traffic Regulation Orders to support the works, principally requiring No Waiting At Any Time and a Prohibition of Parking And Loading on Footway and Cycle Track, and subject to no objections being received to make and seal the orders as advertised; and

d)   Approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of footway shown on attached Drawing No 694/LCC/HWT/XX/M2/TM/01_01 as proposed cycle tracks 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 for shared joint use by pedal cyclists and pedestrians.

 

 

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: Beeston and Holbeck;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Ward members have been briefed and will be updated.

Executive Member has been briefed on the TCF project and will be updated on this specific proposal.

Public consultation for TCF is active on Your Voice and ran to mid-February.

Consultees

Ward members

Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development

Statutory consultees (Police, Fire, Ambulance, WYCA)

Public via Your Voice

Contact: Christopher Way, Traffic Engineer 0113 378 7493 Email: christopher.way@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 06/04/2021

Date of decision: 14/04/2021

Effective from: 22/04/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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