Award of Contract – Construction of a new Special Education Needs School in Ulverston
To consider a report from the Corporate Directors – Resources and Transformation and Economy and Highways (copy enclosed).
Mr Dominic Donnini, Corporate Director – Economy and Highways guided members through the report, explaining the reasons for the recommendations.
He confirmed that the current building does not meet modern requirements and that funding had been included in the capital programme.
Mr Southward, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Property supported the recommendations.
Having considered and discussed the report, Cabinet
(1) approve the award of the detailed design, planning and cost plan phase of the design and build contract to Seddon Construction Ltd, for the construction of a new 80 place Special School for a price of £8.007m with an additional £0.25m contingency.
(2) to delegate, on satisfactory completion of the above preliminary phase, the award to Seddon Construction Ltd of the construction element of the contract to the Corporate Director Economy and Highways, in consultation with the portfolio holders for Schools and Learning and Economic Development and Property.