Decision details

Design Cost Report associated with the expansion of Leeds City Academy

Reference: D57328

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Children & Families:

Granted approval to incur costs of £8.9m associated with the expansion works at Leeds City Academy from capital scheme number 33471/LCA/000.

Noted the programme dates identified at point 12 of this report require a decision at the earliest opportunity to enable the contractor to commence on site on 29 April 2024.

Noted that the officer responsible for implementation is the Head of Learning Systems in Children’s and Families Directorate.

The approval constitutes a ‘Significant Operational Decision’ and therefore is not subject to call in. The key decision associated with the project was the approval of the permanent expansion by Executive Board on 27 July 2022.

Wards Affected: Headingley and Hyde Park;

Contact: Adele Robinson, Principal Development Officer, Built Environment 07891 276856 Email:

Publication date: 28/03/2024

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