Decision details

City Connect Extension to West Bradford - Cycle Superhighway Extension

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 West Bradford - Cycle Superhighway -

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

(i)     That the West Bradford – Cycle Superhighway package 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 of £17.5 million is given from the Transforming Cities Fund with full approval to spend being granted once the package has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5.

(iii)   Development costs of £175,000 have been approved for this project to date. A further £1.25 million from the Transforming Cities Fund be approved for developments costs in order to progress the project to decision point 3 (outline business case)

(iv)   That the Combined Authority enter into an amended funding agreement for this scheme with Bradford Council for an additional £1.25 million for development costs from the Transforming Cities Fund, taking total approved to £1.43 million

(v)    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 package remaining within the tolerances outlined in the 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