Decision details

TF: CIP Phase 1 Holmfirth Town Centre

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the CIP Phase 1 Holmfirth Town Centre 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:

(a)       That the Holmfirth Town Centre project proceeds through decision point 3 and work commences on activity 4 (FBC).

(b)      That an indicative approval to the total project value of £3.97 million is given from the WY+TF 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).

(c)      That additional development costs of £640,000 are approved in order to progress the scheme to decision point 4 (FBC), taking the total project approval to £890,000.

(d)      That the Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with Kirklees Council for expenditure of up to £890,000 from the WY+TF fund.

(e)      That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report including at decision point 4 and 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: James Bennett

Publication date: 25/06/2020

Date of decision: 25/06/2020

Decided at meeting: 25/06/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 03/07/2020