The Strategic Investment & Property Team leads on the development, management and delivery of the Council’s capital investment strategy which includes the investment strategy across the school estate.
This includes the implementation of the Government’s Asset Management Planning (AMP) process, working with schools to identify and deliver capital priorities (including the national Priority Schools Building Programme) to align with national and local policy.
The team offers a comprehensive project management service, dedicated client support to ensure compliance with statutory and legislative building requirements and PFI contract management monitoring.
Our dedicated support includes:
Asset Management Planning –
including sufficiency, suitability and condition surveys.
Capital investment –
the delivery of investment programmes via all government and locally funded initiatives in accordance with funding conditions.
This includes the delivery of national investment programmes, the annual Schools Capital Allocation and other formulaic allocations, the commissioning of design and construction teams and the preparation of project briefs. Investment of Devolved Formula Capital - working in partnership with all schools to ensure its effective investment.
Education estate strategic, statutory, legislative and legal matters –
including the coordination of school organisation processes and procedures for Community, Trust and Voluntary Aided sector schools.
Emergency response /coordination and business continuity planning.