Decision details

Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with development at Skelton Gate, Pontefract Lane, Leeds, LS9 0AS

Reference: D56758

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 no: 5162-JPG-S278-ZZ-DR-C-1620-A5-CO2-Beckside_Way_to_Pontefract Lane_S278_Layout_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 £20,860 staff checking and inspection fees to be fully funded by a developer through a Section 278 Agreement.

d. Approve alterations to the existing bridleway track for shared use by pedestrians, pedal cycles and horses, including a crossing, maintaining its bridleway status with appropriate signage with reference to the powers contained in Section 65 (1) and (2) of the Highways Act 1980, as shown on drawing no: 5162-JPG-S278-ZZ-DR-C-1620-A5-CO2-Beckside_Way_to_Pontefract Lane_S278_Layout_.

Wards Affected: Garforth and Swillington;

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

Publication date: 07/09/2023

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