Issue details

Expansion of Morecambe Road School, Lancaster

This report provides the outcome of the formal consultation which has been carried out in relation to a proposal to expand Morecambe Road School, Lancaster.


Morecambe Road School is a co-educational special school for children and young people with moderate learning difficulties. Final approval is being sought to increase pupil numbers by 34, to create a school population of 189, and to redesignate Morecambe Road School as a school which meets the needs of children and young people with generic learning difficulties.


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

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect in 2 or more electoral divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Lancaster Central; Lancaster East; Lancaster Rural East; Lancaster Rural North; Lancaster South East; Morecambe Central; Morecambe North; Morecambe South;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/06/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 7 Jul 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Department: Education, Culture and Skills

Contact: Janette Hastings Email:


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