Decision details

Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with the Entrance to Aire Park

Reference: D56774

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 LDS-CUR-SW-CIV-ZZ-DR-95002-P05 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.

c. Give authority to incur expenditure of £10,000 TRO costs and £14,430 staff checking and inspection fees to be fully funded by a developer through a Section 278 Agreement.

d. Approve the adoption of new highway construction on land shaded purple on drawing number LDS-CUR-SW-CIV-ZZ-DR-95003-P04 S278 Dedication Plan attached at Appendix 4 so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime.

e. Authorise the City Solicitor to advertise a notice under the provisions of Section 90A of the Highways Act 1980 in order to inform the public of the new raised speed table at the Hunslet Road / Waterloo Street junction and if no valid objections are received, to continue with the works as advertised,

f. Authorise the City Solicitor to advertise a Draft Traffic Regulation Order to remove the no waiting at any time order and replace with a loading only order within the loading bay as shown on drawing ref: LDS-CUR-SW-CIV-ZZ-DR-95002-P04 S278 Layout attached at Appendix 3 and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised;

If objections are received when advertised these will be reported back to board.

Wards Affected: Hunslet and Riverside;

Contact: Daniel Riley, Highways Development Engineer 0113 378 8093 Email:

Publication date: 14/09/2023

Accompanying Documents: