Decision details

Active Travel Fund - Tranche 2 Programme

Reference: D54195

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report will detail the outline programme for the Tranche 2 Active Travel funding and seek approval to consult, design and implement the schemes. 

The proposed packages are a combination of segregated cycle infrastructure and active travel neighbourhoods.


The Chief Officer, Highways and Transportation;

a)  Noted the contents of this report;

b)  Noted the specific requirements associated to the funding in terms of timescales, consultation, compliance with LTN 1/20 and reallocation of road space;

c)  Reviewed and approved the proposed list of schemes that form part of the Tranche 2 Active Travel Fund programme for Leeds City Council as described in Appendix A to this report and note that the total cost of the schemes exceeds the available budget;

d)  Gave authority to commence engagement, consultation, detailed design, and implementation of the tranche 2 programme as detailed in Appendix A;

e)  Gave authority to incur capital expenditure of £2.7m to deliver a package of schemes as detailed in Appendix A, being funded from a new Government grant;

f)  Gave authority to request the City Solicitor to advertise any Traffic Regulation Orders (Movement Order, Waiting Restriction Order or Experimental Order) as required to address/ resolve the problems identified for each scheme as detailed in Appendix A, and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised;


g)  Gave authority to request the City Solicitor to draft and advertise a Notice under the section 90C of the Highways Act 1980 for the implementation of traffic calming features (speed tables and speed cushions) as required;

h)  Gave authority to introduce cycle tracks to be 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; and

i)  Agreed to receive further reports as may be required to address any objections received to advertised notices or other matters arising from the detailed scheme proposals.


Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: Armley; Beeston and Holbeck; Bramley and Stanningley; Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Calverley and Farsley; Chapel Allerton; Farnley and Wortley; Garforth and Swillington; Headingley and Hyde Park; Horsforth; Hunslet and Riverside; Kirkstall; Middleton Park; Moortown; Otley and Yeadon; Weetwood;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

In development and due to take place once initial proposals have been drafted.


Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development

Ward Members

Emergency Services

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Bus Operators

Cycle Forum

Access and Use-Ability Group

Community groups – e.g. Neighbourhood Forums

Contact: David O'Donoghue, Principal Transport Planner 0113 378 7500 Email:

Publication date: 21/06/2021

Date of decision: 29/06/2021

Effective from: 07/07/2021

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