Issue details

Procurement of a Contractor to Construct a Specialist Residential Care Home for the Kirklands Autism Project

Brief Description

The decision is to undertake a procurement exercise in order to secure a contractor to construct the bespoke specialist six-bed residential accommodation for adults with severe learning disabilities and complex autism on the site of the former Kirkland House care home in Yeadon.

Impact On Wards

Guiseley and Rawdon.

Financial and procurement implications

The construction of the scheme is expected to be circa £3-£4m.

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: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Guiseley and Rawdon;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/05/2022

Decision due: June 2022 by Director of Adults and Health

Lead director: Director of Adults and Health

Department: Adult and Health

Contact: James Anderson 0113 378 5960 Email:

Consultation process

Regular written briefings have taken place with the Executive Member for Adult Social Care, 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 the Guiseley and Rawdon Ward.