Issue details

Platt C of E Primary School, Maidstone Road, St Mary’s Platt, Nr. Sevenoaks. TN15 8JY - 12/01965

Approval to proceed to enter into a design and build contract with contractor to deliver the playing field, parking and new vehicular access.


How the decision  relates to BS4K and Corporate Objectives


The decision is needed which directly supports 3 of the Bold Steps for Kent.  Firstly it references the target that all pupils meet their full potential.  Secondly, it promotes the delivery of ‘Kent Environment Strategy’ and thirdly Kent’s cultural and sporting offer for residents.   


Impact/costs and risks of proposed decision


Currently the School lease a playing field which is due to expire in 2013.   The impact of the decision is that the project will be able to proceed to tender stage ensuring completion of work by end of 2012 and allowing a ‘resting’ period of the sports pitch prior to its use.  The value of the project is around £250k.



Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision due: October 2012 by Cabinet Member for Education, Learning & Skills, Cabinet Member for Business Strategy, Performance & Health Reform

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Rebecca Spore, Director of Infrastructure Email: Tel: 01622 221151.

Consultation process



There are no additional requirements to consult.   Planning approval was granted in August 2005 with some road works completed to ensure compliance of planning condition.

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

Not applicable

Key consultee groups

Not applicable

Start and finish dates of consultation.

Not applicable

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

Not applicable

Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment

Not applicable

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?


Funding for this project will be borne from Land Transfer between Rydon Homes and KCC.


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


Cabinet Member, Deputy Cabinet Member for Education, Learning and Skills. Local Member for Malling West.


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

Legal implications: 12/01965

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