Decision details

Infirmary Street Gateway

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To enable work to commence on the Infirmary Street Gateway scheme in Leeds City Centre, a component project of the Bus Infrastructure package of the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme, delivering the changes necessary to both Infirmary Street and Park Row to facilitate adaptation of bus routes, primarily in relation to the anticipated City Square closure, to reduce bus journey times by improving journey reliability (complementing network improvements proposed through other schemes), enhance the quality of sustainable transport infrastructure (bus, pedestrian, cycling), and improving the public realm offer along this core city centre gateway.

Decision:

To approve that
• The Infirmary Street Gateway project proceeds through decision point 5 of the Combined Authority’s assurance process and work commences on activity 6 (Delivery).
• Approval to the total project value of £8.900 million is given from the LPTIP fund
• The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing Funding Agreement with Leeds City Council for expenditure up to £8.900 million from the LPTIP fund.

Publication date: 17/02/2020

Date of decision: 14/02/2020