Decision details

Mirfield to Dewsbury to Leeds (M2D2L)

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the scheme to progress through Activity 3 (Outline Business Case)


(ii)         That in respect of the TF: Mirfield to Dewsbury to Leeds the Investment Committee approved that:

(a)        The M2D2L project proceeds through decision point 3 and work commences on activity 4 (full business case).

(b)        An indicative approval to £12.500 million is given from the Transport Fund towards a total scheme cost of £13.150 million, with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5 (full business case with finalised costs). The total project value is £13.150 million, this will be funded from a Combined Authority contribution plus £0.500 million from the Leeds City Council Section 106 fund and £0.150 million from the Emergency Active Travel Tranche 2 funds

(c)        Additional development costs of £0.735 million are approved to progress the scheme up to decision point 5 (full business case with finalised costs), taking the total scheme approval from the Transport Fund to £1.270 million.

(d)        The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with Kirklees Council for additional expenditure of up to £0.735 million from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund, taking the total funding agreement value to £1.270 million.

(e)        Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.


Report author: Caroline Coy

Publication date: 07/04/2021

Date of decision: 07/04/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/04/2021 - West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Date comes into force if not called in: 15/04/2021

Call-in deadline date: 14/04/2021

Current call-in Count: 0