Issue details

Leeds Innovation Arc Supplementary Planning Document Adoption

Following two rounds of public consultation the Chief Planning Officer will adopt a new Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) focused on the west of the city centre. This decision will be taken under the Chief Planning Officer’s delegations.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status:

Wards affected: Hunslet and Riverside; Little London and Woodhouse;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/09/2023

Decision due: Not before 14th Oct 2023 by Chief Planning Officer

Lead director: Chief Planning Officer

Department: City Development

Contact: Samuel Lewis, Regeneration Officer 0113 378 6965 Email:

Consultation process

Two stages of public consultation have been undertaken in line with the statutory process for Supplementary Planning Documents. The first phase of this consultation took place in Q4 2022 and lasted seven weeks including multiple public drop-in events and engagement activities. The second phase took place in Q2 2023 and lasted four weeks, consulting on a draft final document. Between phases of consultation changes were made to the document to reflect the feedback received from the public and stakeholder organisations. Further final changes have been made to the document following the second phase of consultation.


Executive Member for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure

? Leeds City Council Equality Hubs and wider network

? Leeds City Council Voice and Influence Network

? Chamber of Commerce Property Forum

? Leeds BID

? Leeds Civic Trust

? Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust

? Bruntwood

? Marrico



? McLaren


? Quod

? DLA Architecture

? FLJ Ltd


? Mcaleer Rushe

? Zerum

? Grainger plc

? Cerda Planning

? Space Made

? Leeds Society of Architects

? Nuffield Health

? Swarthmore

? Localities Inner South East Community Mailing List

? Localities Inner North West Community Mailing List

? Little Woodhouse Neighbourhood

? Planning Forum

? Hyde Park Neighbourhood Planning

? Forum

? Blenheim Primary School

? Rosebank Primary School

? Little London Community Primary School

? West Oaks SEN Specialist School

? Brudenell Primary School

? Organisation Name

? Leeds Arts University

? University of Leeds

? Leeds Beckett University

? Leeds City College

? MP Rachel Reeves

? MP Hilary Benn

? Councillor Ed Carlisle Hunslet and Riverside

? Councillor Mohammed Iqbal Hunslet and Riverside

? Councillor Paul Wray Hunslet and Riverside

? Councillor Javaid Akhtar Little London and Woodhouse

? Councillor Kayleigh Brooks Little London and Woodhouse

? Councillor Abigail Marshal Katung Little London and Woodhouse

? Historic England


? Victorian Society

? 20th Century Society

? Leeds Society of Architects

? Civic Trust

? Council for British Archaeology

? Buttress Architects

? Purcell

? Carter Jonas

? Spawforths

? Adapt Heritage

? Turley

? Bowman Riley

? Arctic Associates

? Purcell

? Donald Insall

? Private Sector Organisations

? (Housebuilders, Consultants etc.)

? Adjoining Local Planning Authorities

? Ancient Monuments Society

? Archaeological Trusts

? Canal & River Trust

? Chamber of Commerce

? Civil Aviation Authority

? Organisation Name

? Council for the Protection of Rural

? England (CPRE)

? Crown Estates

? Designated Neighbourhood Planning

? Forums

? Education Establishments

? Electric and Gas suppliers

? Environment Agency

? Environmental organisations

? Fire and Rescue Authority

? Forestry Commission

? Freight Transport Association

? Government Departments and Agencies

? Gypsy and Traveller Community

? Health and Safety Executive

? Highways England

? Historic England

? Homes England

? Home Builders Federation

? Housing Associations

? Leeds Chamber of Commerce

? Local Enterprise Partnerships

? Local Members of parliament

? Leeds/Bradford Airport

? Leeds Climate Commission

? Marine Management Organisation

? National Grid

? National Health Service/Estates/

? Integrated care systems (ICSs)

? Natural England

? Neighbouring Local Authorities

? Network Rail

? Office of Rail Regulation

? Police and Crime Commissioner

? Ramblers Association

? Relevant bus and rail operators

? Royal Society for the Protection of Birds


? Sport England

? Telecom and Mobile Operators

? The Coal Authority

? The Theatres Trust

? Town and Parish Councils

? Utility Companies

? West Yorkshire Combined Authority

? West Yorkshire Archaeology

? Woodland Trust

? Yorkshire Water

? Development Plans Panel (Leeds City Council