Public toilets on Bedford Street

Alex Clark made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Stroud District Council

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Dear Stroud District Council,

I'd like to make the following Freedom of Information request:

1) How much was spent by SDC on maintenance of the public toilets on Bedford Street toilets in the 5 years leading up to their recent closure?
2) How much was spent on maintenance of the public toilets on Bedford Street toilets while they were all closed?
3) How much is being spent on maintenance of the public toilets on Bedford Street now that two of the cubicles are back open?
4) How much is expected to be spent going forward on maintenance of the public toilets on Bedford Street when all cubicles are back open?

Yours faithfully,

Alex Clark

Stroud District Council

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Dear Alex

Ref No: 4825

Thank you for your email of 3^rd September 2018 requesting information
about Public toilets on Bedford Street.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within 20 working days.

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

Yours sincerely

 Lauren

 

 

Lauren Holbrow

Business Support Officer

Community Services

 

Stroud District Council

Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf

Stroud

Glos

GL5 4UB

 

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Stroud District Council

Dear Alex

 

Ref No: 4825

 

Thank you for your email of 3^rd September 2018 where you requested
information about Public toilets on Bedford Street.

From our preliminary assessment, it is clear that we will not be able to
answer your request without further clarification.

We require further information in order to identify and locate the
information you have asked for. In particular, it would be useful to know
what information you require within the term ‘maintenance’.

Once you have clarified your request, we will be able to begin to process
your request. If we do not receive clarification within three months of
the date of this email, your request will be considered to have lapsed.
Please note that under section 1(3) of the Freedom of Information Act
2000, the Council need not comply with a request unless any further
information reasonably required to locate the information is supplied.

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communications.

Yours sincerely

 

Lauren

 

Lauren Holbrow

Business Support Officer

Community Services

 

Stroud District Council

Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf

Stroud

Glos

GL5 4UB

 

Tel:              01453 754 276

Email:          [email address]

Website:    www.stroud.gov.uk

 

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Dear Stroud District Council,

By 'maintenance', I mean the amount spent by SDC cleaning and repairing etc the toilets.

Please could you also detail how many cleaners were assigned to the toilets in each year and how often they would check and clean the toilets.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Clark

Stroud District Council

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you know.

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you will need to redirect your request to Gloucestershire County Council
at [email address] as these are County Council services and not
functions of Stroud District Council and we will not hold the requested
information –

•           schools

•           highways and transport (including street lighting)

•           on-street parking

•           children’s and youth services

•           libraries

•           adult services

•           trading standards

 

 

Our normal opening hours are:

Monday to Thursday 8:45am to 5:00pm

Friday 8:45am to 4:30pm

 

Customer Services

 

Stroud District Council

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Stroud District Council

Dear Alex

 

Ref No: 4825

 

Subject: Letter providing all the information requested

 

Further to my email where you requested information about Public Toilets
on Bedford Street.

The information you requested is below:

1) There is also no breakdown per toilet block, please find total budget
allocated to all public conveniences for each year

2013-2014 = £388,900

2014-2015 = £317,807

2015-2016 = £322,900

2016-2017 = £329,200

2017 – 2018 = £336,200

Repairs information can be broken down by block. Please see repairs/
maintenance costs for Bedford Street over the last 5 years

2013-2014 = £13,104

2014-2015 = £1,966

2015-2016 = £3,682

2016-2017 = £517

2017 – 2018 = £3,096

2) Bedford Street toilets are cleaned as part of the Building Cleaning
element within the multi-Service Contract with UBICO. As the closure was
only temporary, no contract variation was needed. Therefore there was no
variance in the cost of cleaning the toilets during the closure or whilst
2 cubicles were open.

3) As above

4) See above

5)

2013- 2014 – 2 cleaners 4x daily

2014-2015 – 2 cleaners 4x daily

2015-2016 - 2 cleaners 4x daily

2016- 2017 - 2 cleaners 4x daily

2017 – 2018 – 2 cleaners 2x daily

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Services Manager for consideration.

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
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Yours sincerely,

 

Lauren

 

 

Lauren Holbrow

Business Support Officer

Community Services

 

Stroud District Council

Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf

Stroud

Glos

GL5 4UB

 

Tel:              01453 754 276

Email:          [email address]

Website:    www.stroud.gov.uk

 

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