Decision details

Authoristaion to Waive of CPR rule 9.1 and 9.2 and appoint Ove Arup & Partners Ltd to provide highways and transportation expertise to undertake the Highways Study - Sheepscar, Mabgate and Eastside commission, using the Highways and Transportation S

Reference: D57308

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Head of Engineering and Infrastructure has taken the decision to:

a) Note the scope and programme of the commission as summarised below and detailed in the Exempt Appendices of the report.

b) Waiver of CPR rule 9.1 and 9.2 and award a contract using the Leeds City Council Highways and Transportation Services Major Schemes Framework (DN429683) to appoint Ove Arup & Partners for highways and transportation services for the Highways Study for the provision of the outputs specified within the ‘Scope of Services’ for this commission (Exempt Appendix 1).

c) To note the contract start date will be the 28th March 2024, and the work will be instructed using an agreed scope of services, details of which are in the Exempt Appendices, with a fixed fee agreed of up to £100,000 from the City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement.

Wards Affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Chapel Allerton; Gipton and Harehills; Hunslet and Riverside; Little London and Woodhouse;

Contact: Tracey Piper, Project Officer, City Development 0113 378 5835 Email:

Publication date: 25/03/2024

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