Decision details

Design Cost Report and Tender Acceptance for the Learning Places SEN ‘bulge’ cohort at the former Shakespeare Primary PFI site

Reference: D49869

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Head of Service Learning Systems agreed to:

a) Approve the expenditure of £206,699.80 from capital scheme number 32737/BGE/SHA for the construction work and associated fees necessary to facilitate the placement of 30 SEN pupils at the former Shakespeare Primary (PFI) campus as an extension to the East SILC.

b) Authorise acceptance of the tender submitted by Investors in the Community (Leeds Schools), special purpose vehicle (SPV) responsible for managing the PFI contract, in the sum of £74,823.10. Inclusive of all design fees, development costs and surveys associated with this element of work.

c) Approve the implementation of a City Council Change under the PFI contract with Investors in the Community (Leeds Schools) Limited for the SEN works (and consequential maintenance and lifecycle) at the former Shakespeare Primary School PFI building, and approve the entering in to of any associated documentation including without limitation a deed of variation (if required). Authorise the Head of Service, Learning Systems to review and approve any such documentation.

d) Note that the breakdown of project costs, highlighted in point 1 above, are detailed within section 4.4 of this report.

e) Note the programme dates identified in section 3.5 of this report, in relation to the implementation of this decision, represents the critical path for project success and must be adhered to where possible.

f) Note that the officer responsible for implementation is the Head of Service Learning Systems.

Wards Affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill;

Contact: Christopher Gosling, Estate Management - Development Officer 0113 37 87198 Email:

Publication date: 09/07/2019

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