Issue details

Refurbishment of the Highwood Pub for Relocation of Community & Children's Centre

Following approval of the statutory process Moor Allerton Hall Primary School is due to expand to three forms of entry with effect from September 2019.  To facilitate this expansion it is necessary to relocate the existing Community Centre and Children’s Centre so their areas can be used to support the school.  To facilitate this the Highwood Pub, located across the road from the school, is to be refurbished and utilised for this new purpose.  This request seeks to outline the proposed construction project necessary to complete this task.  This report will seek approval to spend, acceptance of the tender and permission to enter into the full construction contract for the aforementioned works. 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Roundhay;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/11/2018

Decision due: 19 Dec 2018 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of City Development

Department: City Development

Contact: Christopher Gosling, Estate Management - Development Officer 0113 378 7198 Email:

Consultation process

The formal proposal to expand the school was subject to a separate statutory consultation process.  The required construction project arising from this has been subject to separate consultation with the parties noted below.  Ward member briefings have taken place prior to planning being submitted, further to this a multiple pre-planning drop-in sessions were held at the school for parents, carers and local residents.


The proposal to expand Allerton C of E Primary School has been subject to the following consultees; Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment, Moortown Ward Members, Leeds City Council Planning Department (including landscape & urban design), Allerton High School and their PFI provider, Leeds City Council Highways Department, Leeds City Council Asset Management Department, Staff at the existing school, local residents in the affected wards, the Diocese and parents an carers.

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning


Agenda items


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