Decision details

Rowans & Sandhurst New Childrens Centres

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


For the procurement of the work contract to create two new childrens centres



That the Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning and the Executive Director: People, approve the Procurement Plan to commence the tender process for the construction works to create two new nurseries, one at Sandhurst School and one at Rowan Children’s Centre.


Reasons for the decision:

It is a requirement of the Contract Standing orders that the Director and Executive Member approve any Procurement Plan with a value in excess of £400,000.  This decision seeks approval for the procurement process.


 During February 2019 the Executive approved the business case for the implementation of two new nurseries and the application for capital funding.

Alternative options considered:

None, as it is a requirement of the Contract Standing orders that any contracts in excess of £400,000 are required to go out to a formal tendering process to ensure value for money and compliance with legislation.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Expenditure > £400,000;

Wards Affected: College Town; Old Bracknell;

Financial Impact: As set out in procurement plan

Declarations: none

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: no

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director:Delivery

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Cherry Hall
John Harwood

Contact: Kamay Toor, Assistant Director: Property Services Email: Tel: 01344 355183.

Publication date: 30/09/2020

Date of decision: 30/09/2020

Effective from: 09/10/2020

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