Innovation Arc SPD


1. Introduction

This consultation is from the Policy and Plans Group at Leeds City Council.
Leeds City Council is asking for views on exciting proposals to develop and transform the 'Innovation Arc' - an area to the west of the city centre which is home to many of the city's educational, healthcare and cultural institutions.

Our seven week public consultation runs until 5:00pm on Monday 12 December 2022, with a second round due to take place in early 2023, ahead of the document being formally adopted in Spring 2023.

You should read the Innovation Arc SPD before filling in this form which can be viewed at:

You can respond in the following ways:
  • Send your thoughts and comments by email to ;
  • Send your thoughts and comments by letter to Innovation Arc SPD Consultation, Policy & Plan Group, Merrion House, 9th Floor East, 110 Merrion Way, Leeds, LS2 8BB; or
  • Complete the survey on the following pages. You can skip through questions but must reach the final page and press ‘finish’ for your comments to be registered. There is an upload section towards the end for you to submit any other comments you may have.
It should take you about 15 - 20 minutes to answer the questions (subject to the level of detail you are submitting).  

Each comment box capacity is approx. 2,000 words or 4 pages of A4. 
Please let us know if you have any requirements in terms of alternative formats or languages and we will make arrangements to make sure your views are registered. Please send any comments to