Decision details

Proposed Closure of Bleasdale Church of England Primary School

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes


On 11 April 2019, Cabinet agreed to a statutory notice being published to begin a representation period on the proposed closure of Bleasdale Church of England Primary School, Preston. A statutory proposal document was published in relation to the proposed closure of the school, which would take effect from 31 August 2019. The representation period took place from 24 April to 24 May 2019.


As part of the statutory process, a decision must now be taken about the proposal  by Lancashire County Council, which is the decision maker. If the authority does not make a decision within two months of the representation period ending, the proposal and any representations about the proposal must be passed to the schools adjudicator for a decision.


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order C19 have been complied with.



The Cabinet approved the recommendation(s) as set out in the report.


Date of decision: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 17/07/2019