Decision details

Horsham Fire Station and Fire & Rescue Service Training Centre (CAB07_20/21)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet will be asked to approve detailed proposals and funding arrangements for the development of a Fire Station and Fire and Rescue Training Centre on County Council land west of Horsham, with a view to submission for planning permission.



Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:


1.   Endorse the delivery of Horsham Fire Station and FRS Training Centre at Highwood in Horsham with the allocation of £20.85m and additional design fees of £461,000 from the capital programme to fund the completion of the project

2.   authorise the submission of applications for full planning permission for the project;

3.   subject to receipt of planning permission to enter into a construction contract with Willmott Dixon through the Southern Construction Framework and

4.   Confirm that the Fire and Rescue assets at Horley and Hurst Road Horsham and part of the site at Worthing, as detailed in the report, are declared surplus to all operational use.


The call-in deadline is 24 September 2020.

Publication date: 15/09/2020

Date of decision: 15/09/2020

Decided at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/09/2020

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