Issue - decisions

Learning Places Programme - Burley Park Children's Centre / LCC Office Space

14/02/2020 - Approval to Spend for the Refurbishment of the former Burley Park PRU to Support Early Years Provision and LCC Office Space

The Director of Children and Families and the Director of City Development submitted a joint report presenting the background to, and proposals regarding the refurbishment of the former Burley Park Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), and which sought authority for Capital expenditure to facilitate the construction work and for the associated fees to facilitate the refurbishment.


Members welcomed the proposals detailed within the submitted report.



(a)  That capital expenditure for the sum of £1,800,000 from Capital Scheme number 33043/000/000 for the construction work and associated fees to facilitate the refurbishment of the vacant Burley Park PRU building, be authorised, with it being noted that this sum includes the value for the refurbishment of both the nursery provision and the Leeds City Council office space together with a client held contingency commensurate with a project of this size and complexity;


(b)  That it be noted that the Asset Management and Regeneration team will be responsible for the implementation of the works as described in the submitted report;


(c)  That approval be given for Shire View to be declared as surplus to the Council’s requirements.