Decision details

Design and Cost Report in respect of the 2019/20 Children and Families Planned Maintenance Programme

Reference: D48351

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Key Delegated Decision to approve expenditure over £250k in respect of the 2019/20 Planned Maintenance Programme.



The Director of Children and Families agreed to:


i)  Approve the proposed programme of Planned Maintenance works in maintained and Foundation (Trust) schools to be delivered during 2019/20 and funded from the available Schools Condition Allocation grant.

ii)  Authorise expenditure of £5,000,000 of the available Schools Condition Allocation grant on these essential condition works.

iii)  Approve the proposed procurement strategy, including the use of the internal provider for some work areas and the Constructionline framework for the remaining programme.

iv)  Note that £1,705,400 of previous year’s School Condition Allocation with pre-existing Authority to Spend is still available to be utilised towards the 2019/20 Capital Maintenance Programme, based on current outturn projections for previous year’s maintenance schemes.


Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Learning, Skills & Employment

Other reasons / organisations consulted


Contact: Sally Lowe, Built Environment Lead 0113 3787233 Email:

Publication date: 28/02/2019

Date of decision: 07/02/2019

Effective from: 15/02/2019

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