Decision details

Design & Cost Report - S278 Highway Works, Thornes Farm Roundabout, Pontefract Lane, Richmond Hill

Reference: D52254

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):
a) noted the detail of the highway works as outlined in section 3 of this report and shown on plan 18024-C4C-BB-ZZ-DR-A-0501 Rev Y attached at Appendix 3 of this report;

b) gave 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) gave authority to request the City Solicitor to advertise a new Traffic Regulation Order to provide No Waiting At Any Time parking restrictions within the newly constructed access (as shown on plan 18024-C4C-BB-ZZ-DR-A-0501 Rev Y attached at Appendix 3) and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Order as advertised; and

d) gave authority to incur expenditure of £10,000 TRO costs and £6,000 staff checking and inspection fees to be fully funded by a developer through a Section 278 Agreement.

Wards Affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill;

Contact: Michael Norcliffe, Highways Officer 0113 37 88092 Email:

Publication date: 03/09/2020

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