Decision details

West Yorkshire Urban Traffic Management and Control (UTMC) Element C

Reference: D53999

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Funding to create a new ‘Central Hub’ for WY UTMC in Leeds has been approved at WYCA Investment Committee on 4th March 2021.

The new Central Hub will enable improved management of traffic on the road network across the city and is a key part of a larger scheme to improve consistency of approach to management of the KRN across West Yorkshire.

The Central Hub will also provide a dedicated space for training new engineers in a specialist discipline and the location, Leeds City Centre, will also aid future recruitment of apprentices and graduates through links with the colleges and universities.

This decision relates to approval to proceed with signing an associated Funding Agreement with WYCA and to inject the funding into the LCC Capital Programme.


The Chief Officer Highways and Transportation approved entry into a Funding Agreement, for Element C of the WY UTMC project, with West Yorkshire Combined Authority in the sum of £555,000.

The Chief Officer Highways & Transportation gave authority to inject £555,000 into the Highways Capital Programme funded by pre-approved WYCA (West Yorkshire Combined Authority) grant funding.

The Chief Officer Highways & Transportation approved spending of £555,000 (inclusive of all works costs, fees and legal costs), funded by pre-approved WYCA (West Yorkshire Combined Authority) grant funding.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development

Contact: Joel Dodsworth, UTMC Manager Highways 0113 378 8128 Email:

Publication date: 16/04/2021

Date of decision: 26/04/2021

Effective from: 05/05/2021

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