Decision details

A660 Headingley Hills

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 3 (Outline Business Case).


Resolved:  In respect of A660 Headingley Hills -

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

(i)    That the A660 Headingley Hill scheme proceeds through decision point 3 (outline business case) and work commences on activity 4 (full business case).

(ii)    That an indicative approval to the total project value of £5.1 millionis granted from a funding source to be identified before the next decision point, 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).

(iii)   That development costs of £825,807 from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund be approved in order to progress the scheme to decision point 4 (full business case with finalised costs).

(iv)   That the Combined Authority enters into a funding agreement with Leeds City Council for £825,807 from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund.

(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 scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in the report.

Report author: James Bennett

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