Decision details

Playing Pitch Provision in Association with Housing Development, Part Former Copperfields College Site, Cross Green Lane, LS9

Reference: D57088

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval to a fully funded financial injection to forward fund playing pitch provision in support of new affordable housing development.


The Director of City Development has approved funding from the existing City Development Capital Programme to front fund pitch works which will be recoverable upon completion of the sale of the housing site (A) in connection with playing pitch provision and authorised the incurring of the expenditure up to the amount specified in the Confidential Appendix 1 of this report.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Ward members have been consulted on the intention to provide the playing pitches and on the separate disposal of the housing development site. The Executive Member for Resources and the Executive Member for Housing have been consulted on the playing pitches and the separate disposal of the housing development site.


Executive Member for Resources

Executive Member for Housing

Ward Members – Burmantofts and Richmond Hill


Contact: Martin Blackett, Senior Surveyor 0113 378 7673 Email:

Publication date: 18/01/2024

Date of decision: 26/01/2024

Effective from: 03/02/2024

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