Decision details

Rothwell & Robin Hood Walking & Cycling Improvements

Reference: D52829

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer, Highways & Transportation:

i) Noted the contents of the report;

ii) Noted and approved the final layout of the Rothwell & Robin Hood – Walking and Cycling Improvement scheme as shown on the attached Drawing Nos TM/00/371/GA/01 to 07;

iii) Gave authority to issue the works to the term contractor and LCC Parks & Countryside department and to construct the scheme as shown;

iv) Noted the required expenditure of £1,719,000, comprising £1,450,000 works costs, £267,000 staff fees and £2,000 legal fees, all being funded from the Connecting Leeds programme as previously approved by Executive Board and the Combined Authority’s Project Assurance Team.

v) Authorised the City Solicitor to advertise a notice under the provision of Section 90c of the Highways Act 1980 associated with provision of vertical traffic calming as outlined on attached Drawing Nos TM/00/371/GA/01 to 07 and if no valid objections are received, to implement the traffic calming as advertised; and

vi) Approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of footway outlined on attached Drawing Nos TM/00/371/GA/03 as proposed cycle tracks are removed and that following the removal of the footways, cycle tracks are constructed under the powers contained under the provisions of section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980 for shared joint use by pedal cyclists and pedestrians.

Wards Affected: Ardsley and Robin Hood; Middleton Park; Rothwell;

Contact: Nick Borras, Senior Engineer - Traffic Management 0113 3787497 Email:

Publication date: 05/03/2021

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