Decision details

To spend from the Schools Accessibility Works 2021/22 Budget to create a Hygiene Room at Orleton CE Primary School.

Decision Maker: Service Director - Education, Skills and Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The proposed works will include mitigation of potential health and safety
risks and will benefit all children with special educational needs or
disabilities who attend the school in the future including looked after
children and care leavers. The scheme fits in with the schools capital
investment strategy which sets out the council’s approach to delivering
the legal duty to ensure there are enough school places for the children in its area.

The works entail the remodelling and extension to an existing classroom to provide a hygiene room.

S C Joseph Ltd have been identified as the bidder representing best value for money following a competitive tender and assessment process in accordance with Council procurement procedures. Tenders were
invited via the Southwest Portal but only one valid tender was received for consideration and was evaluated on a cost and quality basis. S C Joseph Ltd were successful in a recent similar project at Fownhope CE Primary School which confirms value for money.

The work to be awarded to S C Joseph Ltd at a cost of £87,185.32 and
monitored by the Capital Project Manager.

The overall budget available of £120k is to also fund a physiotherapy room at Westfield School.


Contact: Ceri Morgan, Service Director - Education, Skills and Learning Email: ceri.morgan@herefordshire.gov.uk.

Publication date: 11/08/2022

Date of decision: 04/07/2022

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