Decision details

Leeds City Centre Cycle Connectivity

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the Leeds City Centre Cycle Connectivity scheme to proceed through Decision Point 3 (Outline Business Case) and work commence on Activity 5 (Full Business Case with Finalised Costs).


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


(a)    That the TCF: Leeds City Centre Cycle Connectivity project proceeds through decision point 3 (outline business case) and work commences on activity 5 (full business case with finalised costs).

(b)    That an indicative approval to the total project value of £7.81 million is given from the TCF fund 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).

(c)     That additional development costs of £1.085 million are approved, in order to progress the scheme to decision point 5 (Full business case with finalised costs), taking the total project approval to £1.235 million.

(d)    That the Combined Authority enters into a funding agreement with Leeds City Council for expenditure of up to £1.235 million from the TCF fund.

(e)   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 Portfolio Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in the report.

Report author: Fiona Limb

Publication date: 27/07/2020

Date of decision: 27/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 27/07/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 04/08/2020