Issue details

Phase 2 Leeds (River Aire) Flood Alleviation Scheme

Executive Board is requested to:


i)  Give approval for the submission of an outline Business Case to the  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.


ii)  Delegate Authority to the Director of City Development for the submission of associated planning applications for emerging proposals relating to flood defence structures and their associated defence initiatives.


iii)  Note a further report will be brought to Executive Board during 2018 to update on feedback from the consultation and engagement exercises, and to advise on the status of Operation and Maintenance of each element within the proposed scheme.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Armley; Bramley and Stanningley; Calverley and Farsley; City and Hunslet; Horsforth; Kirkstall;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2017

Decision due: 13 Dec 2017 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of City Development

Department: City Development

Contact: Oliver Priestley, Manager of Engineering Projects 0113 3787382 Email:

Consultation process

Meetings, Briefings, a formal programme of Consultation & Engagement events across all affected communities.


Executive Member, Ward Members & Key Stakeholders from across the region

Portfolio Holder: Regeneration, Transport and Planning


Agenda items


  • The report to be issued to the decision maker with the agenda for the meeting