Issue details

Award of contract to provide permanent accommodation for the expansion of River Beach Primary School, Littlehampton

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.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Littlehampton Town;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/06/2021

Decision due: April 2022 by Assistant Director (Property and Assets)

Lead member: Andrew Edwards, Assistant Director (Property and Assets)

Lead director: Andrew Edwards

Contact: Paul Hemming, Contracts Officer Email: Tel: 033 022 23519.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Assistant Director (Property & Assets) via the author or officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.





Democratic Services Contact: Wendy Saunders Tel: 033 022 22553


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