Forton Scheme Update

January 2024

The construction works contract procurement is ongoing and on target. Contract award and is expected in mid-January 2024, with contract execution planned for February 2024. The scheme continues to target an April 2024 start on site. 

Full planning permission for the scheme was granted on 15th  November 2023. 

The project continues to engage with Key stakeholders and wider public communications will commence ahead of construction. 

The project team are engaging with local educational establishments as part a condition under the Department for Education grant award for the scheme funding.  The engagement will cover flood risk and other relevant topics, relating to the scheme construction.