Decision details

Award of Contract for the provision of a modular building at Wadhurst CE Primary School to accommodate a new nursery provision

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The project was placed on the Forward Plan with the 28 day notice period. During this time a tender process for the works concluded. This process showed Etec Contractors to offer value for money to deliver the new nursery at Wadhurst CE Primary School and is in line with pre-tender cost estimates and programme delivery. This decision allows the Contract to be awarded for the project to proceed to delivery.


To provide a 60ft nursery provision on site at Wadhurst CE
Primary School. This will allow the current provision in the village
to move to the school site and the existing building to be made
surplus to requirements. Funding has been allocated in the
Capital Programme to provide a modular building to
accommodate the new facilities at Wadhurst School and
allowing education to be provided for pupils between the
ages of 2 to 11 years. A tender process has now been concluded and with the appointment of Etec Contractors with works due to start on 12th June 2023 for opening in September 2023.

Planning permission has been granted.

Alternative options considered:

A tender report has been provided accessing the contractor tender options.

Publication date: 26/05/2023

Date of decision: 26/05/2023

Effective from: 03/06/2023