Decision details

St Matthew’s Church of England (Aided) Primary School, Wood Lane LS7 3QF

Reference: D57309

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Head of Asset Management has
a) given approval to the freehold disposal of St Matthew’s CofE (Aided) Primary School (excluding the playing fields) to the Diocese of Leeds at nil consideration in line with the Acts and Regulations on the terms outlined in this report.
b) And given approval to the leasehold disposal of the playing fields at the school site to the Leeds Diocesan Learning Trust (LDLT) enabling it to run the school as an academy school on a 125 year lease at nil consideration in line with legislation and on the terms outlined within this report.
c) And given approval to enter into a Licence agreement with the Diocese granting access for Leeds City Council to reach retained land.
d) And given approval to enter into a User Agreement with LDLT to regularise its shared use of playing fields at Stainbeck Lane.

Wards Affected: Harewood;

Contact: Karen Hocker, Senior Technician 0113 378 7682 Email:

Publication date: 25/03/2024

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