Decision details

Design and Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated With Land At Leeds Road, Collingham, Wetherby, LS22

Reference: D55515

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 described in outline in paragraph 3 of the DC Highways Board Report and shown on plan 732695/LCC/HWT/PH1/DR/CH/01_01 attached at Appendix 3;
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 Leeds City Council, fully funded by the developer.
c) Gave authority to complete the detailed design, tender and implement the works as set out paragraph 3 of the DC Highways Board Report.
d) Gave authority to incur expenditure of £457,800 works costs, statutory undertakers’ costs (if Known) and £148,524 staff costs to be fully funded by the developer through the S278 Agreement.
e) Approved the adoption of new highway construction on land shaded red on drawing number 732695-LCC-HWT-PH1-DR-CH-MI_04 so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime.
f) Authorised the City Solicitor to advertise a Draft Speed Limit Order to extend the speed limit of 30mph from the west of Crabtree Green to the west up to the existing substation and relocate the existing VAS sign, and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised;
If objections are received when advertised these will be reported back to the Chief Highways Officer

Wards Affected: Harewood;

Contact: Gema Garcia, Highways Engineer 0113 3786412 Email:

Publication date: 01/08/2022

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