Decision details

Leeds Inland Port

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 Leeds Inland Port project proceeds through decision point 3 and work commences on activity 4 (Full business case).

(ii)      That an indicative approval to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £3.17 million is given, to be funded from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund, with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5 (FBC with finalised costs). The total project value is £3.37 million.

(iii)     That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report, including at decision point 5 through a delegation to the Combined Authority’s Managing Director 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: Chris Moses

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