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Is there a checklist for school building projects? We link to checklists from local authorities and Headteacher Update. You will also find baseline designs for new primary and secondary schools.

Checklists from local authorities

Essex County Council

Essex County Council has produced a checklist for building projects to help its schools ensure that health and safety issues have been addressed.

The checklist covers aspects such as:

  • Employing a property consultant
  • Building regulations
  • Planning permission
  • Access and facilities for people with disabilities

Each section outlines specific issues to consider. 

Page 4 suggests further issues that might be discussed at a meeting with the property consultant and principal contractor before construction work begins.

Checklist for school building projects, Essex County Council (under 'Capital funding guidance')

Cumbria County Council

Cumbria County Council has produced a checklist for its schools to use when planning construction or refurbishment works.

Page 1 outlines the school’s legal duties in relation to a construction project.

Checklist for construction/refurbishment

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