FOI Request - School Repairs/Maintenance

Request 101000431278

Under the Freedom of Information Act I seek the following information:

1. The estimated cost it would take to fully repair the council's backlog of school maintenance and repairs. If there is no estimated cost, please provide the value of this backlog.

2. The amount spent on school repairs/maintenance in 2015/16, 2014/15, 2012/13 broken down by year.

3. The amount the council received or had set aside to repair schools in 2015/16, 2014/15, 2012/13 broken down by year.

4. The number of schools with outstanding repair/maintenance work broken down by school type, eg Primary, Secondary.

5. The school with the most required repairs/maintenance issues. Please provide the number of issues and details of these.

6. The school requiring the highest value of repairs. Please provide the sum of this and details of the repairs required.

Response 18-04-2016

1.  £152m for full refurbishment of 41 Primaries and 6 Secondaries.

2. 2012/13 = £1.352m, 2013/14 = £1.132m, 2014/15 = £1.426m, 2015/16 = £1.189m (this excludes any separate Capital funded investment in schools upgrades)

3. Revenue budget totals: 2012/13 = ?, 2013/14 = ?, 2014/15 = £1.233m, 2015/16 = £1.233m

4. 41 Primaries and 6 Secondaries excluding PPP commitment to replace Elgin High

5. Lowest ranked school in terms of Condition is East End Primary as below

Roofs

Floors & Stairs

 Ceilings

 Ext. Walls, Windows & Doors

 Int. Walls & Doors

 Sanitary Services

 Mechanical

 Electrical

 Decoration

 Fixed Int. Facilities, Furniture & Fitting

 External Areas

 Outdoor Sports Facilities & Permanent Fixed Furniture

Overall Score

Condition Category

15%

5%

2%

20%

2%

3%

19%

14%

9%

2%

8%

1%

 

 

D

 C

 C

 D

 C

 B

 C

 D

 C

 B

 D

 B

       37.25

D

 

6. Highest repairs cost for Secondaries is Forres Academy at £19.02m (refer summary below) and for Primaries is East End Primary at £4.668m (summary as above). This is largely due to the large floor area of these schools

Roofs

Floors & Stairs

 Ceilings

 Ext. Walls, Windows & Doors

 Int. Walls & Doors

 Sanitary Services

 Mechanical

 Electrical

 Decoration

 Fixed Int. Facilities, Furniture & Fitting

 External Areas

 Outdoor Sports Facilities & Permanent Fixed Furniture

Overall Score

Condition Category

15%

5%

2%

20%

2%

3%

19%

14%

9%

2%

8%

1%

 

 

D

 C

 C

 C

 B

 C

 C

 C

 C

 C

 B

 B

       49.00

C

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