Council policy on shopping trolleys abandoned in the street or on council land

Steve Woods made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Bristol City Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Bristol City Council,

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

As I could find no relevant information on the council website, please could you disclose what is the council's policy in respect of shopping trolleys abandoned either in the street or on land controlled or owned by the council.

For example:

1) Does the council recover such trolleys?
2) Are recovered trolleys returned to their respective owners and if so, are those owners charged for the council's recovery actions?

Yours faithfully,

Steve Woods

Freedom of Information, Bristol City Council

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Dear Steve Woods 
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Request has been received on : 03/08/2018. 
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Dear Steve Woods
Thank you for submitting your Public Information Request dated 03/08/2018. Your unique reference for this case is CRN00180935 , please use should you need to get in touch with us in the future. 
The details of the case raised are as follows

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Christopher Swinscoe, Bristol City Council

Dear Mr Woods,


I have been forwarded your Freedom of Information Request in relation to
the council’s policy in respect to abandoned trolleys.


·         Trolleys are removed as fly-tipped waste & taken to the
Hartcliffe Road depot

·         Trolleywise collect the trolleys from the depot

·         Trolleywise have contracts with individual stores across Bristol
to carry out limited proactive patrols in the vicinity of stores to
collect abandoned trolleys


Yours sincerely


Christopher Swinscoe

Neighbourhood Enforcement Team Leader

Neighbourhood Management


Bristol City Council

100 Temple Street






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