Decision details

Design Cost Report and Grant Funding Agreement for Expansion of St Edwards Catholic Primary School

Reference: D56142

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Children and Families agreed to:

• Approve expenditure of £1,100,000 from capital scheme 33178/STE/000 relating to costs associated with the expansion works at St Edwards Catholic Primary School

• Approve entering into a grant funding agreement with the Diocese of Leeds to deliver the expansion works, including design and contract management fees, to the maximum sum of £730,734.76 as part of the overall expenditure. Note that the maximum sum includes a client contingency of £41,362.34 for dealing with unknown project risk and where not required will be retained by the Council.

• Note the programme dates identified in section 32 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.

• Note that the officers responsible for implementation are the Head of Service, Learning Systems, Children and Families Directorate and the Head of Projects and Programmes, Asset Management & Regeneration and authorise them as a signatory of all other contract related documentation that is required to deliver the project

Wards Affected: Wetherby;

Contact: Jacqueline Robertson, Project Manager 07891 279138 Email:

Publication date: 13/03/2023

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