Issue details

New Early Years Facility at Priestwood

Approval to spend of up to £100,000 of the secured Section 106 funds to refurbish the North hall in the Berkshire Guide Centre (Windlesham Road, Bracknell) to create a 0-2 year old nursery room. The building is part of Bracknell Forest Council estate. This will support the Council’s statutory duty to secure sufficient childcare for working parents (or parents in education/training) (Childcare Act 2006 Section 6).

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Priestwood and Garth;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/05/2021

Decision due: 9 Jun 2021 by Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Lead member: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Lead director: Executive Director: People

Department: People

Contact: Cherry Hall, Inclusion & Development Officer Email: cherry.hall@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Tel: 01344 312811, Chris Taylor, Head of Education Capital and Property Email: chris.taylor@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Tel: 01344 354062.

Consultation process

An informal consultation process has taken place with relevant parties

Consultees

BFC Legal and Finance teams, Activate Learning (nursery operators) and the 3 Priestwood and Garth ward Councillors

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People

Financial Impact: £100,000