Asset management

Overview

The Children's Services Asset Management Team provide advice and guidance to schools in respect of land and property, including security, risk management, health and safety and accessibility.

The team will work with other technical and professional services across the Council to ensure seamless support.

What the service provides

  • Interpretation of guidelines and procedures specific to school buildings

  • Advice and guidance on school security and building related health and safety matters

  • Advice and guidance on the interpretation and implementation of the new CDM (Construction Design and Management) regulations for all repair and building works

  • Advice on risk assessments, and measures to reduce risk to occupants

  • Advice on land and tenancy matters including disposal of land, site occupancy and land use

  • Support to schools for the continuing development of the school disability audit and advice on appropriate measures

  • Liaison between schools and other Council professional and technical services in relation to premises related matters

Benefits to your school

The Children's Services Asset Management Team provides a single point of contact for school buildings and land related issues. 

Where appropriate, the team will directly support the school. In instances where the involvement of other Council professional and technical functions is required, the Team will co-ordinate the response on behalf of the school.

SLA information

pdf icon SLA - Asset Management [103kb]

Costs

The cost of the full asset management package is charged per primary or per high school and is included on the price list sent to schools.