Decision details

Meanwood District Centre

Reference: D56496

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The junction works involve the introduction of wider footways, signalised junctions and crossings and a cycle lane across the border of two wards at a cost of £700,000.


The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation) was requested to:

a)  Note the content of this report.

b)  Approve the detailed design and implementation of a package of highway works for the Meanwood District Centre, as shown on drawing 2434-LCC-00-XX-DR-TM-01_01c (Appendix A).

c)  Note and approve the total cost of £740,000 comprising of £506,000 Works costs, £105,000 UTMC, £126,000 Staff fees and £3,000 legal fees, and give authority to incur the expenditure, which is to be funded from the S106 contributions, CRSTS funding and Leeds City Councils, Town and Local Centres Programme.

d)  Instruct the City Solicitor to advertise a Traffic Regulation Order to introduce waiting restrictions, a movement order to implement prohibited vehicle movement turns and a speed limit order to introduce a 20-mph speed limit as shown on the attached drawing no. 2434-LCC-00-XX-DR-TM-TRO_01 (Appendix B) & SLO_01 (Appendix C)

e)  If no valid objections are received, to instruct the City Solicitor to subsequently make, seal and implement the Traffic Regulation Order, Movement Order and Speed Limit Order as advertised.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: Moortown; Weetwood;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Ward Members consulted in various meetings up to 2021.

WYCA & Emergency Services consultation August 2021

Residential Consultations: Letter drop November 2021, Public drop-in session January 2022, online consultation February 2022.


Ward Members

Emergency Services


Local residents and Businesses in the above Wards within the vicinity of the works.

Contact: James Chadwick, Highways Officer 0113 3787499 Email:

Publication date: 16/06/2023

Date of decision: 26/06/2023

Effective from: 04/07/2023

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