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Gateway 3 Contract Award: Brompton Westbrook Primary School - Expansion to Two Forms of Entry

Meeting: 11/02/2014 - Cabinet (Item 21)

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This report provided details of the procurement for the related works for the expansion of Brompton Westbrook Primary School to provide the additional accommodation required to increase the planned admission number to 60.


The report provided details of the specific works to be carried out including a school/community hall with changing facilities, a new main entrance, two new classrooms and additional dining space.


It was noted that the Procurement Board had considered this report on 22 January 2014 and supported the recommendation set out in the report.


An exempt appendix set details of the finance and whole-life costings, together with tender evaluation information.


Decision number:



The Cabinet agreed to the award of the contract to Bolt & Heeks for the Phase 1 Works at Brompton Westbrook Primary School.



The Council has a statutory duty to ensure there are sufficient school places as set out in the Education & Inspections Act 2006 and this project supports the Council’s School Organisation Plan 2011 – 2016, which highlights the need for additional pupil places in Gillingham. The new accommodation will also allow the school to increase the use of the schools facilities by the local community.


The Procurement process was carried out in line with the Council’s Contract Rules and that best value for money has been delivered through this process