Graffiti removal costs

Dr kevin parker made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council,

With regards to graffiti removal across the Trafford area, my FOI relates to the following questions:

1. What are the current costs to remove offensive and non offensive graffiti..?
2. What was the total cost to remove graffiti for 2015, 2016 and 2017 to date..?

Yours faithfully,

Dr kevin parker

Data Protection, Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

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Trafford Council

Helsby, Paul, Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Parker


Thank you for your email where you requested information regarding 
grafitti removal costs in Trafford.


The information you requested is as follows:  


1.  What are the current costs to remove offensive and non-offensive

Cost to attend to graffiti removal is dependent on size, location and time
spent to remove. Average outturn costs per locality sits between £75 and


2.  What was the total cost to remove graffiti for 2015, 2016 and 2017 to


2015 Period - £4,804 (Aug to Dec only)

2016 Period - £17,756

2017 Period - £10,340 (Jan to Sept)


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PA to Richard Roe,

Director of Growth and Regulatory Services

Economic Growth, Environment and Infrastructure

Trafford Council

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