Issue details

Care and Support procurement for the Kirklands Autism Service

Brief Description

To secure a highly specialist care and support provider to deliver the support within a bespoke specialist 6 bed residential accommodation for adults with severe learning disabilities and complex autism will be built on the site of the former Kirkland House care home in North-West Leeds.

Impact On Wards

The service to be procured will provide services to Leeds residents from all areas. The site for development is within the Guiseley and Rawdon Ward.

Financial and procurement implications

The support aspect of the scheme is expected to indicatively cost £1.5 million per annum to be funded jointly between LCC A&H and the CCG.

Partnership working

Leeds CC is taking the lead role, working in partnership with Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS England.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Guiseley and Rawdon;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/03/2022

Decision due: April 2022 by Director of Adults and Health

Lead director: Director of Adults and Health

Department: Adult and Health

Contact: Danielle Mitchell, Commissioning Manager 0113 37 84685 Email:

Consultation process

Written briefings have taken place with the Executive Member for Adult and Children’s Social Care and Health Partnerships and to the local ward members who are fully supportive of the scheme.


Executive Member for Adult and Children’s Social Care and Health Partnerships

Ward members for Guiseley and Rawdon ward.