Decision details

Award of Contract - expansion works at King Solomon Academy/Paddington Green School

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Education and Community

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


That the report be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A Part 1, paragraph 3 (as amended), in that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


That the contract be awarded as outlined in the report.


That the Director of Law be authorised to negotiate and sign the following agreements – a pre-construction services agreement, a minor works contract and a design and build contract and, with Ark Schools, – a Development Agreement.



As part of the Council’s approved Secondary School Expansion programme, Paddington Green Primary School and King Solomon Academy are subject to a building project. This will enable the Council to fulfil its statutory duty to provide a school place for every child who needs one in its area.


The proposed contract value is within the programme budget negotiated with the School and ARK. Overall expenditure is in line with the Pre Tender Estimate and has been verified by Finance.




Publication date: 21/12/2018

Date of decision: 21/12/2018

Effective from: 04/01/2019

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