New Eastwood school £500,000 budget blowout

By Gareth Dennison | 24/04/2015 0 comments

New Eastwood school £500,000 budget blowout

A SCHOOL being built to ease the enormous pressure on primary places is almost £500,000 over budget.

The £6.4 million academy - being constructed on stilts because of flood risk - is expected to open this September.

More than half of the overspend is to provide new allotments to ones on which the school is being built in Eastwood.

The rest of the £498,127 being taken from a contingency chest is for an alternative entrance, furniture and IT equipment.

Read the full story in today’s Rotherham Advertiser.

Tags


No messages

Please login or register to enter your message click here

The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.


Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 768146
Or email newsdesk@rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk
Message us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheRotherhamAdvertiser/