Decision details

Design, Cost and Tender Acceptance Report for the Learning Places permanent expansion of Bramhope Primary School for September 2022.

Reference: D55271

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:

a. Approve authority to spend and incur expenditure of £2,171,796 from capital scheme number 33177/BRA/000 to deliver the construction works required for the school expansion, noting that this figure includes the tender sum in addition to all ancillary costs, for example consultancy fees, surveys, furniture & equipment, ICT provision, client held contingency etc.

b. Authorise acceptance of the tender submitted by the Leeds Local Education Partnership, via Walter West Builders Ltd, in the sum of £1,862,579.96 noting that this is inclusive of all contract design and development fees, including the previously approved sum of £50,000 necessary to undertake the ‘Early Works’ programme.

c. Sanction the requirement to enter into a contractual agreement with Leeds D&B One Ltd. to deliver the works. This will take the form of a JCT contract between the Council and Leeds D&B One Ltd. for the sum of £1,862,579.96.

d. Note the programme dates identified in this report require the works to commence on Monday 4 April 2022.

e. Note that the officer responsible for implementation is the Head of Service, Learning Systems in Children & Families Directorate.

Wards Affected: Adel and Wharfedale;

Contact: Amy Smith, Project Manager 0113 378 5917 Email:

Publication date: 17/05/2022

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