Council Responsibility for Howley Walk

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Dear Kirklees Borough Council,

Under FOIA, please supply me with the following information;

Please advise the lines of accountability for maintaining the public street, paths, pavement, lighting amd road access to and at Howley Walk, Batley, West Yorkshire.

Does this fall under Kirklees Borough Council?

Is there any part of communal area of Howley walk that your council are not accountsble for?

Please also advise if Kirklees Borough Council are responsible for the area next to but outwith the cul de sac where the woods are at Howley Walk?

Please advise whose responsibility It is to ensure that the trees within this wooded area do not get overgrown amd pose a threat to property amd communications for example due to the lack of upkeep of the trrees, as they cam grow to magnificent heights they can block satellite signals to homes mext to them.

Please acknowledge receipt and I shall look forward to your response within 20 eorking days.

Yours faithfully,

Samantha Kean

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Ms Kean

I confirm receipt of your information request and that I am looking into this.

I will respond to you in due course.

Regards

Information Governance Team
Legal, Governance & Monitoring
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Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

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Dear  Ms Kean,

 

Further to your recent request for information relating to the above,
which has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please find the Council’s response below :

 

Please advise the lines of accountability for maintaining the public
street, paths, pavement, lighting amd road access to and at Howley Walk,
Batley, West Yorkshire.

 

Please see the map below and map 1 attached. The map below shows Council
land (in pink). The attached map 1 shows the paths that are adopted public
highways (in green). Some of the paths on the Howley Walk estate are
adopted public highways and fall under the jurisdiction of Highways for
maintenance purposes.

 

Does this fall under Kirklees Borough Council?

 

Please see the map below and the map 1 attached, and the answer to the
question above.

 

Is there any part of communal area of Howley walk that your council are
not accountable for?

 

Please see map 2 attached. The purple shaded area is land in the ownership
of the Council and is vested in Housing. The green hatched areas are flat
/ maisonettes properties which have been sold under the Right To Buy
scheme and which are generally on 125 year leases

 

Please also advise if Kirklees Borough Council are responsible for the
area next to but outwith the cul de sac where the woods are at Howley
Walk?

 

Please see the map below and the map 1 attached, and the answer to the
question above.

 

Please advise whose responsibility It is to ensure that the trees within
this wooded area do not get overgrown amd pose a threat to property amd
communications for example due to the lack of upkeep of the trrees, as
they cam grow to magnificent heights they can block satellite signals to
homes mext to them.

 

The Council does not reduce trees that block satellite signals. There are
no plans to trim the trees.

 

 

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Dear Freedom Info,

Please pass on my sincere thanks to all members of your employ who pulled this information together.

It is very much appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

Samantha Kean