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Discover useful documents and important information for all areas of your building work.
Capital Building Consultants and Capital Building Works

In this section you will find all the information regarding the role of the consultant and how they work with the school.

Are you interested to find out what’s involved with being a Capital Buildings Consultant? Click the button below to download a PDF document to find out more. 

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Click the button below to download a PDF document from Lancashire County Council which offers advice about undertaking construction activities on school premises.

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Before changing your Capital Buildings Consultant, it is advisable that you click the button below to download our document full of advice and things to consider.

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​Dr Sam Johnson, has provided his PowerPoint Presentation from a recent meeting to download. 

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​Two documents to help understands all things Capital Buildings related:

1) Capital Expenditure

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2) Undertaking Capital Works

Undertaking Capital works

Being a Member of our Building SLA Group

In this section you will find all the information you need about being a member of our buildings SLA group.

Would you like to find out about what being a member of our Building SLA group is all about? Click the button below to download the document.

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Click the button below to learn more about Governor responsibilities.

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Click the button below to download a document to guide you through the world of insurance.

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If you’re thinking about Opting Out of the Building Support SLA then please read this document before you do. 

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Undertaking and Funding Capital Building Works

In this section you will find all the information you need if you are considering doing any capital development works, including Barchester.

Discover and learn about the different ways your school building works could be funded by clicking below to download a document. 

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There are four important forms to download to acquire Board of Education Approval:

1) Capital works using DFC and/or non-grant aided funds

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2) ICT Project with DFC funding

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3) Capital works in Academies

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4) Capital works in VC Schools

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Documents guiding your through the process of VAT:

1) Advice and guidance about when and where VAT is applicable

Plus the circucumstances in which it is exempt.

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2) VA Schools VAT Guidance Document

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Some information on how Governors may fund their contribution:

Barchester

What it is and how it works

Grant Funding

Other sources of grant funding

Revenue, Maintenance, Health & Safety and Lettings

In this section you will find useful information and guides.

TPM4 Schools is DBE Services independent advisory service supporting schools in the management, maintenance and development of the buildings. It offers free independent advice to all schools. It can offer a comprehensive range of services to meet all statutory, revenue and capital needs. 

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PDF of a letter containing all the information you need regarding undertaking construction activities within School Premises. 

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Tips, advice and guidance relating to flood damage and mitigation. 

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Meet the Team

To send an email click on the image of the person you would like to contact.

Dr Sam Johnson

Deputy Director of Education

01254 503413

Terry Garner

Buildings Admin Officer

01254 503411

Get in touch...

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions or would like to talk things through with us . You can call Sam Johnson on 01254 503413 or email him using this form.