Issue details

Whitehaven Joint Educational Campus

For Cabinet to approve the outline business case (OBC) for a proposed Whitehaven Campus to accommodate St Benedict's School and Mayfield School. The OBC will set out options, the preferred option, cost and a funding package.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Abandoned

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/11/2015

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 4 Feb 2016 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Property

Lead director: Executive Director - Economy and Infrastructure

Department: Economy and Infrastructure

Contact: Dominic Donnini, Executive Director - Economy and Infrastructure The Courts, Carlisle CA3 8NA Email: Tel: 01228 226260.


Project has been subject of a wide stakeholder group including the local MP, leaders of Cumbria County Council and Copeland Borough Council, the two schools, Sellafield Ltd, NDA and NMP.
A Project Board has been established comprising representatives from the three schools, Sellafield Sites Ltd, NDA, NMP, CCC and Copeland Borough Council. Internal consultation has involved, Children’s Services, Finance officers, Resources, Legal Services and Communications.
Further consultation will include the local community, parents, teachers and children, CCC Planning, DFE

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Scrutiny Management Board