Decision details

Wakefield South East Gateway - Kirkgate

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the scheme to progress through decision point 5 (Full Business Case with Finalised Costs).


(i)              In respect of the Wakefield South East Gateway (Kirkgate) the Investment Committee approved that:

(a)        The Wakefield SE Gateway (Kirkgate) scheme proceeds through decision point 5 and work commences on activity 6 (Delivery).

(b)        Approval to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £1.6 million which will be funded through £1.6 million from the Local Growth Fund.

(c)        The Combined Authority enters into a funding agreement with Wakefield Council for expenditure of up to £1.6 million from the Local Growth Fund.

(d)        Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report, which will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.


Report author: Polly Hutton

Publication date: 09/11/2020

Date of decision: 05/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 05/11/2020 - West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Effective from: 17/11/2020