Decision details

Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with Proposed Residential Development at Westminster Crescent (Phase 2) Halton, Leeds

Reference: D56177

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) was requested to:

a. Note the detail of the highway works described in outline in paragraph 4 of this report and shown on plan p14743 -520,521 and 522 attached at Appendix 3;

b. Give 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; and

c. Give authority to incur expenditure of £5,000 staff checking and inspection fees to be fully funded by a developer through a Section 278 Agreement.

d. Authorise the City Solicitor to advertise a notice under the provisions of Section 90c of the Highways Act 1980 in order to inform the public of the new raised speed table on Westminster Crescent and if no valid objections are received, to continue with the works as advertised.

If amendments are require through objection when advertised any major changes will go back to board.

Wards Affected: Temple Newsam;

Contact: Andrew Fosbueary, Senior Engineer Highways Development 0113 378 5197 Email:

Publication date: 21/03/2023

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