Decision details

Award of contract for Delivery of Phase 1 works - Change of status of The Forest Boys' School, Horsham - OKD07 (21/22)

Decision Maker: Director of Property and Assets

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Forest School, Horsham, is currently a single-sex boys’ school. In October 2020, following a public consultation, the proposal to alter The Forest School to become a co-educational school from September 2021 entry was confirmed (Decision Reference ES08(20/21) refers).


In March 2021 the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills approved the capital funds required to undertake a first phase of works necessary to enable the school to accommodate girls from September 2021; the new facilities will provide increased opportunities for both boys and girls. This report seeks approval to award the contract for the phase one works.


(1)        The Director of Property and Assets has approved the award of contract for the Phase One works at The Forest School, Horsham, for the sum of £841,336, to CBG Contractors.


Publication date: 25/06/2021

Date of decision: 25/06/2021

Effective from: 07/07/2021

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