Decision details

Design and Cost Report in respect of the 2023/24 Children and Families Planned Maintenance Programme

Reference: D56222

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 £500k in respect of the 2023/24 Planned Maintenance Programme.


The Director of Children and Families agreed to:

a)  Approve the proposed programme of Planned Maintenance works in maintained and Foundation (Trust) schools to be delivered during 2023/24 and funded from the available Schools Condition Allocation grant provided by the DfE.

b)  Authorise expenditure of £4,500,000 of the available Schools Condition Allocation grant on these essential condition works.

c)  Approve the proposed procurement strategy, using the in-house Procurement Team, and the use of the internal provider for some work areas and Yortender portal to contractors from Constructionline framework for the remaining programme.

d)  Noted that £500,000 of previous year’s School Condition Allocation with pre-existing Authority to Spend is still available to be utilised towards the 2023/24 Capital Maintenance Programme, based on current outturn projections for previous year’s maintenance schemes.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education

Other reasons / organisations consulted


Contact: Sally Lowe, Assets & Access Lead 0113 3787233 Email:

Publication date: 31/03/2023

Date of decision: 12/04/2023

Effective from: 20/04/2023

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