Decision details

Hebden Bridge Flood Alleviation Scheme

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the scheme to proceed through Decision Point 3 (Outline Business Case) and work commence on Activity 4 (Full Business Case).


Resolved:  That following a recommendation from the Investment Committee, the Combined Authority approves:

(i)            That the Hebden Bridge Flood Alleviation Scheme proceeds through decision point 3 and work commences on activity 4 (full business case)

(ii)          That development costs of £1.9 million are approved in order to progress the scheme to activity 4 (full business case) from the Local Growth Fund. The total project value is £27.283 million.

(iii)         That the Combined Authority enters into a Funding Agreement with the Environment Agency for development expenditure of up to £1.9 million from the Local Growth fund.

(iv)         That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report following a recommendation by the Combined Authority’s Programme Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in the report.

Report author: Daisy Johnson

Publication date: 06/02/2020

Date of decision: 06/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 14/02/2020