Decision details

Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with the Construction of Three Distribution Warehouses with Ancillary Offices at Former Container Base Site, Valley Farm Way, Stourton, Leeds, LS10 1SE

Reference: D57136

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) was requested to:

a) Note the detail of the highway works described in outline in paragraph 4 of this report and shown on the General Arrangement Plan ref: 21090-BGL-XX-XX-DR-C-00100 P7 attached at Appendix 3;

b) Give 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 the developer and overseen by the Council;

c) Give authority to incur expenditure of £5000 staff checking and inspection fees to be fully funded by a developer through a Section 278 Agreement.

d) Approve the adoption of new highway construction on land shaded red on drawing number 21090-BGL-XX-XX-DR-C-00113 P1 attached at Appendix 4 so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime.

e) Approve with reference to the powers contained in Section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of footway on Leodis Way (shown on the General Arrangement Plan ref: 21090-BGL-XX-XX-DR-C-00100 P7) are constructed for shared joint use by pedal cyclists and pedestrians.

Wards Affected: Hunslet and Riverside;

Contact: Daniel Riley, Highways Development Engineer 0113 378 8093 Email:

Publication date: 07/02/2024

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