Decision details

East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR)

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) scheme to proceed through Decision Point 5 (Full Business Case with Finalised Costs) and work commence on Activity 6 (Delivery).


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

(a)       That the East Leeds Orbital Route project proceeds through decision point 5 and work commences on activity 6 (delivery).

(b)       That approval to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £90.33 million to be funded through the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund, is given. The total project value is £147.49 million.

(c)        That the Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with Leeds City Council for additional expenditure of £64.473 million, taking the total approval to £90.33 million.

(d)       That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted  report including at decision point 6 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: Lisa Childs

Publication date: 10/10/2019

Date of decision: 10/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/10/2019 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 18/10/2019