Issue details

Dover Christ Church Academy, Melbourne Avenue, Dover, Kent CT16 2EG

Approval of the affordability position, the submission of the Final Business Case and approval to award the contract to Willmott Dixon Construction (WDC) and to enter into all necessary contracts/ agreements with and for Dover Christ Church Academy


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2012

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
It is likely that the some of the information pertaining to the decision will be exempt from publication until the decision is finalised, in order that any award is not compromised. This information wil be contained within a seperate exempt report, all other available information will be for publication including the record of decision

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Esther Larner, Senior Project Manager - Capital Programme Delivery 07850 945129 Email:

Consultation process



There are no additional requirements to consult. Cabinet should note that as part of the detailed planning application, two public exhibitions were held in order that members of the public could view, and comment upon, the proposals.

Aims and level(s) of consultation (KCC consultation levels attached)


Key consultee groups


Start and finish dates of consultation.


Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found.


Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment


Informing Only (Who and when)




Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting




Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?


Yes - The matter is referred to in the Medium Term Plan.


Yes – The matter is referred to in the capital section of the Property & Infrastructure Support 2012/13 Business Plan as a Batch 2 Academy that will achieve contract completion and start of works.


Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?


Mike Whitting, and Roger Gough in their capacities as Cabinet Members, and Bryan Cope in his capacity as ward member.


Financial implications: Rebecca Spore, Director of Property and Infrastructure Support - 01622 221151

Legal implications: 12/01902

Equalities implications: Significant service developments, reduction, changes in delivery