Decision details

Award of contract to provide permanent accommodation for the expansion of River Beach Primary School, Littlehampton - OKD05(22/23)

Decision Maker: Assistant Director (Property and Assets)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


River Beach Primary School in Littlehampton, part of the Schoolsworks Academy Trust, has been identified as requiring expansion as it has been accommodating a bulge class of 30 pupils since September 2021.


In November 2020 the then Cabinet Member for Education and Skills approved a decision to invest S106 funding into Education Infrastructure projects at a number of Schools across West Sussex (Decision ES10 (20/21) refers).  This included the proposal to use some of this funding to create additional pupil places at River Beach Primary School


A procurement has been undertaken and this report seeks approval to award the contract for the construction works to expand the school.


The Assistant Director (Property and Assets) has approved the award of the construction contract to expand River Beach Primary School to J Cheesmur & Sons (Lewes) for the sum of £687,773.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 19/04/2022

Date of decision: 19/04/2022

Effective from: 29/04/2022

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