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D-Day over plans for 210 extra school places in Slade Green
A DECISION over plans to create an extra 210 school places in Slade Green is set to be made on Thursday. (January 10)
Bexley Council’s planning committee is to rule on the proposals to extend and refurbish Slade Green Infant and Junior Schools to include more classrooms, a new kitchen facility and landscaping for additional play and sporting facilities.
Should councillors vote in favour of the application at the meeting at Bexley Civic Offices, work could begin in January and finish in the autumn, with the school ready to open to students aged four to 11 in September 2014.
The work will be funded by an £8.5 million investment by Bexley Council, which will also provide improved facilities for clubs and organisations.
Neither project will go-ahead unless Slade Green Junior School becomes part of the Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy on September 1, 2013.
A public consultation on the proposals took place over the summer before an application was submitted to Bexley Council.