Decision details

20/00023 - Letting of the building contract for the Barton Court Academy Trust Free School Project, Canterbury

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes



KCC is delivering the construction of the new Barton Court Free School on the former Chaucer School site in Canterbury. The DfE has appointed KCC to act as the Local Delivery Agent (Responsible Body), with Gen2 acting as KCC’s Agent. As the Responsible Body, KCC will be the contracting authority for the purpose of delivering the scheme. The new school will be located on part of the former Chaucer School site, with the remainder allocated to the land disposal programme.



To approve the award of a building contract to Kier Construction Limited for the Barton Court Free School and delegate authority to the Director of Infrastructure in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Corporate and Democratic Services to finalise the contractual terms and enter into any necessary documentation.


Publication date: 12/03/2020

Date of decision: 12/03/2020

Effective from: 20/03/2020

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