Decision details

Lawrence Calvert Secondary School – Off Site Highways Works

Reference: D54711

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 content of this report;

b) approved the detailed design and implementation of a package of highway works associated with the construction of the Laurence Calvert Secondary School, as shown on drawing no. 809-LCC-HWT-XX-DR-TM-01_01a, as attached at Appendix A;

c) approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of footway shown on attached drawings (809-LCC-HWT-XX-DR-TM-TRO_01) 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 segregated or shared joint use by pedal cyclists and pedestrians.

d) noted the total cost of £55,000, comprising £44,000 works costs, £10,000 staff fees and £1,000 legal fees, and give authority to incur the expenditure, which is to be fully funded from the Children’s Services Learning Places Capital Programme (previously approved);

e) Instructed the City Solicitor to advertise a Traffic Regulation Order to introduce waiting restrictions as shown on the attached drawing no. 809-LCC-HWT-XX-DR-TM-TRO_01 (Appendix B) and to advertise notices under the provision of Section 23 of the Pedestrian Crossing Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and 90C of the Highways Act 1980 associated with the provision of a formal pedestrian crossing facility and the introduction of a traffic calming feature; and

f) If no valid objections are received, agreed to instruct the City Solicitor to subsequently make, seal and implement the Traffic Regulation Order and implement the pedestrian crossing and traffic calming feature all as advertised.

Wards Affected: Middleton Park;

Contact: James Chadwick, Highways Officer 0113 3787499 Email:

Publication date: 13/12/2021

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