Issue details

Submission of Bid to the School Nurseries Capital Fund

The Leader of the Council will be asked to grant permission for the London Borough of Havering to put in applications to the Department for Education to bid for funding through the recent announcement of School Nurseries Capital Fund to create new, high quality school based nursery places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/10/2018

Reason for urgency:
This matter is being added to the Forward Plan by way of general exception to enable the Council to bid for funds to the appropriate deadlines. The full period of notice would not be in the best interests of the Council as it would mean that a bid for funding will not be able to be submitted.

Department: Children's Services

Contact: Pooneeta Mahadeo, School Organisation Manager Email:

Consultation process

You can obtain further information in relation to this decision by contacting, Pooneeta Mahadeo, School Organisation Manager, 01708 431092



Members, Children Services, Corporate Finance, Equalities & Diversity and Legal Services will be consulted.