Issue details

Design & Cost Report for Package #03 of 'Early Works' & professional fees required to facilitate the Learning Places development of the East Leeds Free School

Creation of a new 1,200 place free school with 30 place SEN provision off Torre Road.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/05/2020

Decision due: Not before 3rd Jun 2020 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Christopher Gosling, Estate Management - Development Officer 0113 37 87198 Email:

Consultation process

Consultation is ongoing as part of the development process for the built solution. 


The proposal for the ‘East Leeds Free School’ has been subject to the following consultees; Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment, Ward Members, Leeds City Council Planning Department (including landscape & urban design), Leeds City Council Highways Department, Leeds City Council Asset Management Department and staff at the existing school.  Local residents, parents and carers in the affected wards will be consulted prior to the planning submission.  Consultation is ongoing through development of the project.

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Learning, Skills & Employment