PROPOSED HIGHWAYS WORKS ASSOCIATED WITH RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AT MOSELEY WOOD RISE

Please find below the text of a letter I have received from the Head of Transport Development in the Council,  in respect of the above. No revised planning application has been submitted yet, as soon as this is received I will be letting residents know.

PROPOSED HIGHWAY WORKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, AT MOSELEY WOOD RISE, COOKRIDGE, LEEDS

“I wish to bring to your attention proposed highway works that are required in association with planning permission (14/04270/OT) for residential development on land to rear of 92 to 174 Moseley Wood Gardens, Cookridge. It is necessary to widen a short section of existing carriageway at Moseley Wood Rise as a pre-commencement condition of development, other off-site highway works including a minor junction improvement, zebra crossing and 20mph zone will be delivered through a separate S278 Agreement at a later date. The site has outline planning permission for up to 130 dwellings served via Moseley Wood Rise with a pedestrian/cycle link to Cookridge Drive, a reserved matters application is anticipated in the near future.

The proposed highway works to Moseley Wood Rise are shown on drawing no ITM7279-GA-001 Rev A attached and comprise:

  • Carriageway widening to 6m and alterations to footways including tie in with existing kerb radii, the existing turning head is to be retained.
  • Dropped kerbs for pedestrians crossing at the junction with Moseley Wood Gardens.
  • All associated Civils works including (inter alia) signs, lighting, road markings and drainage;
  • Any Statutory undertakers works resulting from the works resulting from the works described above

The developer has requested that the City Council enter an agreement under the provisions of Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 whereby the above works are carried out by the City Council at the developer’s cost. 

This letter is to inform you that once the above agreement is signed, detailed design will be progressed with a view to implementing the works in the near future.”

Head of Transport Development Services