Decision details

Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with the Housing Development at Stonebridge Mills, Stonebridge Lane, Farnley, Leeds

Reference: D52644

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 plans ref: 114134-1001-C and 114134-1101-B 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) authorised the City Solicitor to advertise a Draft Traffic Regulation Order to amend the existing TRO on Stonebridge Lane to accommodate the new development site access and existing access on the opposite side of the road and shown on plan ref: 114134-1010 attached at Appendix 5 of this report; and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised; and
d) gave authority to incur expenditure of £10,000 TRO costs and £5,000 staff checking and inspection fees to be fully funded by a developer through a Section 278 Agreement.

Wards Affected: Farnley and Wortley;

Contact: Gurnam Shergill, Highways Engineer 0113 378 2235 Email:

Publication date: 12/01/2021

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