Decision details

Capital expenditure to enable bulge classes at the Avonbourne Schools

Decision Maker: Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To request consideration and approval for expenditure to enable bulge classes to be facilitated at the Avonbourne Schools.


RESOLVED that Cabinet: -

(a)     approves removal of the £.977m from the 2021/22 capex budget initially provisioned to erect a new building to provide 300 temporary places to accommodate bulge classes at Avonbourne Schools; and

(b)    approves expenditure of up to £500k to facilitate the provision of bulge classes at the Avonbourne Schools for 150 temporary places.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Council Priorities and Delivery


To ensure the council can meet its statutory obligation to provide sufficient school places for school age children resident in the borough.

Report author: Terry Reynolds

Publication date: 17/12/2021

Date of decision: 15/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 15/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/12/2021

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