Decision details

Design & Cost Report for Section 278 Highway Works Associated with the Conversion of two storey office space (Ground and first floor) to 22 No. apartments at Westfield Road, Woodhouse, Leeds, LS2

Reference: D55379

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) a) Noted the detail of the highway works provided in paragraph 1 of this report and as shown on the plan included at Appendix 3 of this report;
c) b) Gave authority to negotiate the terms of and enter into an agreement with the developers under the provisions of Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980; whereby the works associated with the development are carried out by the developer at the developer’s expense under Leeds City Council’s supervision;
e) c) Gave authority to incur capital expenditure of £5,000 staff costs, all to be fully rechargeable to the developer through the Minor Section 278 Agreement. These are subject to estimated costs; and
g) d) Approved the adoption of new highway construction on land hatched in magenta on drawing number Y622 - BPL - 00 - XX - DR - C - 0004 P3 so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime.

Wards Affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Contact: Gordon Maclay, Travel Planning Co-ordinator 0113 37 88090 Email:

Publication date: 21/06/2022

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