Decision details

Active and Sustainable Travel in Bradford

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 progress through Activity 2 (Strategic Outline Case).


Resolved:  In respect of Active and Sustainable Travel across Bradford City Centre -

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

(i)     That the Active and Sustainable Travel in Bradford City Centre package project proceeds through ?decision point 2 (strategic outline case)? and work commences on ?activity 3 (outline business case).

(ii)    That an indicative approval to the total package value up to £30 million is given from the Transforming Cities Fund with full approval to spend once the package has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5.

(iii)   That development costs of £1.67 million to complete Outline Business Case development be approved. This will bring the total project approval to £2.15 million.

(iv)   That the Combined Authority enter into an amended funding agreement with Bradford Council for development costs of £1.67 million from Transforming Cities Fund, taking the total project approval to £2.15 million.

(v)    That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this 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 package remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.

Report author: Fiona Limb

Publication date: 07/09/2020

Date of decision: 04/09/2020

Decided at meeting: 04/09/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 15/09/2020