ASSOCIATION OF PLAY INDUSTRIES - Public Play Facilities

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Dear Mid Suffolk District Council,

2 years ago, we were hearing from our members that installations of new playground equipment were falling in England and that this was due directly to a lack of funding within local authorities. This worried us and our members at a time when Childhood obesity is increasing and there are more instances of divided communities. In order to quantify what was happening we commissioned a report which resulted in our #nowheretoplay campaign highlighting the extent of the problem. We believe it is now time to refresh our information and to once again highlight to government the problems resulting from a reduction in children’s play facilities. We would therefore urge you to support us in the FOI request.

1. How many public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) do you currently have available to the public in your LA area?

2. What was your total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) in each of the following years?

• 2016-17
• 2017-18

3. What is your expected total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) in each of the following years?

• 2018-19
• 2019-20
• 2020-21

4. How many public playgrounds and play facilities were closed in your LA area and what proportion of your total play facilities did this represent, in each of the following years?

• 2016-17
• 2017-18

5. How many public playgrounds and play facilities do you expect will close and what proportion of your total play facilities will this represent, in each of the following years?

• 2018-19
• 2019-20
• 2020-21

Data to be collated into excel spreadsheet.

Yours faithfully,

Samuel Lubrano

BMSDC Data Protection,

Dear Sir,

Freedom of Information/Environmental Information Regulations request: MF477-1819

Thank you for your request dated 21 August 2018. Your request will be answered within 20 working days.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact us. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Data Protection
Tel: 0300 1234000 Email: [email address]
www.babergh.gov.uk www.midsuffolk.gov.uk
Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils - Working Together
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2BX

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BMSDC Data Protection,

Dear Sir,
 
We refer to your request for information MF477-1819.
 
Request:
 
1.      How many public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure
playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) do you currently have available to the
public in your LA area?
 
2.      What was your total budget for public play facilities (including
playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) in each of the
following years?
•       2016-17
•       2017-18
 
3.      What is your expected total budget for public play facilities
(including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) in each
of the following years?
•       2018-19
•       2019-20
•       2020-21
 
4.      How many public playgrounds and play facilities were closed in
your LA area and what proportion of your total play facilities did this
represent, in each of the following years?
•       2016-17
•       2017-18
 
5.      How many public playgrounds and play facilities do you expect will
close and what proportion of your total play facilities will this
represent, in each of the following years?
•       2018-19
•       2019-20
•       2020-21
 
Response:
 
1.      How many public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure
playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) do you currently have available to the
public in your LA area?
13 play sites
 
2.      What was your total budget for public play facilities (including
playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) in each of the
following years?
•       2016-17 £25,000
•       2017-18 £25,000
 
3.      What is your expected total budget for public play facilities
(including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks, etc.) in each
of the following years?
•       2018-19 £25,000
•       2019-20 £25,000
•       2020-21 £25,000
 
4.      How many public playgrounds and play facilities were closed in
your LA area and what proportion of your total play facilities did this
represent, in each of the following years?
•       2016-17  None
•       2017-18  None
 
5.      How many public playgrounds and play facilities do you expect will
close and what proportion of your total play facilities will this
represent, in each of the following years?
•       2018-19 None
•       2019-20 None
•       2020-21 None
 
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Tel: 0300 1234000
Email: [email address]
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Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils - Working Together
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