Decision details

York Central - Consultation on Access Options

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To seek an Executive decision to undertake a public consult on a range of potential highways access routes on to the York Central site in order to progress a Supplementary Planning Document for York Central.

Members are asked to agree to the undertaking of public consultation on potential highway access routes to the York Central site.

Due to delays in receiving key pieces of information this item has been deferred to the 24 November Executive.


Please note that this item has been called-in for pre-decision scrutiny and will be considered by the Corporate & Scrutiny Management Policy & Scrutiny (Calling In) Committee at a meeting on 21 November 2016.



Resolved:  That Executive agree:

(i)           To take up the West Yorkshire Transport Fund (WYTF) funding allocated for York Central and to confirm that the York Central access route will be part funded by CYC;

(ii)          To undertake further consultation on the access route for York Central as part of a future York Central planning strategy, with high level, ongoing engagement across the City in relation to the access route, with particular regard being given to residents most directly affected;

(iii)        Subject to the council agreeing to join the West Yorkshire Transport Fund, to agree to fund the access route definition and design outlined in the report from the £2.15 WYTF Gateway 1 allocation;

(iv)        To note the appointment of Development and Technical Advisors to develop a detailed planning strategy for the York Central Partners.

Reason:     (i)     To ensure the delivery of York Central.  

    (ii)     To ensure that a range of access options have been considered.  

(iii)     To enable timely progress on the York Central project.

(iv)        To ensure that a development scheme for the York Central site can be delivered.



Report author: Tony Clarke

Publication date: 24/11/2016

Date of decision: 24/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 24/11/2016 - Executive

Effective from: 29/11/2016

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