Decision details

Pedestrian Crossing Review 2020/21

Reference: D50861

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the recommendations of the Pedestrian Crossing Review & authorise the detailed development, consultation, preparation & delivery of the individual schemes within subject to the satisfactory completion of any necessary orders & statutory processes.


The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):

i)  noted the contents of this report and the procedures carried out in respect of conducting the annual pedestrian crossing review;

ii)  reviewed and approved the recommendations of the Annual Pedestrian Crossing Review as the basis for the 2020/2021 programme for introducing new formal and informal pedestrian crossings and upgrades to existing infrastructure; and gave authority to commence the detailed design, consultation and implementation of the schemes described in Section 3 of the report and Appendix 2;

iii)  gave authority to incur expenditure of £390,000 inclusive of all works costs, fees and legal costs, which will be funded from the Local Transport Plan Transport Policy Capital Programme £360,000, and Section 106 funding £30,000;

iv)  gave authority to display notices on site under the provisions of Section 23 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 in order to inform the public of the proposed formal pedestrian crossings;

v)  gave authority to request the City Solicitor to draft and advertise a Notice under the provisions of Section 90C of the Highways Act 1980 for the implementation of traffic calming to complement some of the proposed pedestrian crossings;

vi)  gave authority to request the City Solicitor to draft, advertise and implement, subject to objections, a Traffic Regulation Order, Movement Order or Speed Limit Order, where required, to support the proposed pedestrian crossings; and

vii)  agreed to receive such other further reports as may be needed to address any objections received to advertised Notices or other matters arising from the detailed scheme proposals.

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

No external consultations have been undertaken at this stage.  The majority of the schemes in the proposed programme have originated from local communities; either from Ward Members, local residents or businesses.  As the works programme develops, consultation on each individual scheme will be carried out as appropriate.


Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development, Ward Members, Parish & Town Councils, Emergency Services, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, local residents and businesses.

Contact: Jonathan Waters, Highways Officer 0113 378 7492 Email:

Publication date: 05/05/2020

Date of decision: 14/05/2020

Date comes into force if not called in: 22/05/2020

Call-in deadline date: 21/05/2020

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