Dangerous cladding and fire risk assessments in Kirklees

Ellie made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Kirklees Borough Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Kirklees Borough Council,

Could you please disclose the following information:

- The number of social residential high-rise buildings (buildings above 18m) in Kirklees?
- The number of people living in social residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees?
- The number of private residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees?
- The number of people living in private residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees?

- The number of social residential high-rise buildings with ACM cladding in Kirklees?
- The number of people living in social residential high-rise buildings with ACM cladding in Kirklees?
- The number of private residential high-rise buildings with ACM cladding in Kirklees?
- The number of people living in private residential high-rise buildings with ACM cladding in Kirklees?

- How many social residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees have had a fire risk assessment within the past 3 years?
- How many private residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees have had a fire risk assessment within the past 3 years?

- How many social residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees have had ACM cladding removed within the past 5 years?
- How many private residential high-rise buildings have had ACM cladding removed within the past 5 years?

Yours faithfully,
Ellie Howorth

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Ms Howorth

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Dear Kirklees Borough Council,

I am following up on my request dated 07/10/21 to see if you are able to provide the information yet.

Yours faithfully,

Ellie Howorth

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

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Re: 26128 – wants info on dangerous cladding and fire risk assessments

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding to your information
request.  I confirm that we are dealing with this and will respond to you
as soon as possible.

 

If I can be of any further assistance, please contact my office.

 

Kind regards,

Brad Sakaria-Flynn

Information Governance

 

 

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Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Ms Howorth,

 

I am writing in response to your request dated 07/10/2021. This has been
dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

May I first of all apologise for the delay in responding to your request.

 

The Council’s response to your specific questions is set out below:

 

Could you please disclose the following information:

 

- The number of social residential high-rise buildings (buildings above
18m) in Kirklees? There are four properties; Harold Wilson Court, Holme
Park Court, Bishops Court and Buxton House

- The number of people living in social residential high-rise buildings in
Kirklees?  Please note that the following information relates to the
number of Flats in each building but the number of occupants varies as
tenants move in and out

Harold Wilson Court contains     44 Flats

Holme Park Court contains         96 Flats

Bishops Court contains                98 Flats

Buxton House                                57 Flats

Total                                                295 Flats

 

- The number of private residential  high-rise buildings in Kirklees?
There are nine private sector high rise buildings in Kirklees.

- The number of people living in private residential high-rise buildings
in Kirklees? The Council does not hold this information.

 

- The number of social residential high-rise buildings with ACM cladding
in Kirklees? None

- The number of people living in social residential high-rise buildings
with ACM cladding in Kirklees? None

- The number of private residential high-rise buildings with ACM cladding
in Kirklees? Three high-rise buildings have limited amounts of ACM
cladding but are unoccupied and undergoing extensive remediation through
their respective owners.

- The number of people living in private residential high-rise buildings
with ACM cladding in Kirklees? None as the buildings are not currently
occupied.

- How many social residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees have had a
fire risk assessment within the past 3 years? Four (all of them)

- How many private residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees have had a
fire risk assessment within the past 3 years? This information is not held
by the Council

 

- How many social residential high-rise buildings in Kirklees have had ACM
cladding removed within the past 5 years? None as there is none to remove.

- How many private residential high-rise buildings have had ACM cladding
removed within the past 5 years? It is understood that one building has
had ACM cladding removed and replaced in the last five years.

 

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be submitted within 2 months of the date of receipt of the response to
your original request and should be addressed to the Monitoring Officer,
1^st Floor, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 2EY. 
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[1][email address]. 

 

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to Friday.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Team

Kirklees Council, Governance Service

Telephone: 01484 221000 (voice activated switchboard – please ask for
Freedom of Information)

 

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