Road inspections and repairs, Coburg Street, Edinburgh

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear City of Edinburgh Council,

In light of damage caused to my vehicle on 9th February 2016 I request, in respect of Coburg Street EH6, the following:

Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway in the two years preceding 09/02/2016.
Details of all carriageway defects identified during safety inspections in the two years 09/02/2016.
Details of how carriageway safety inspections are undertaken, including whether walked or driven, the speed of the inspection vehicle and the number of persons in the vehicle.
The intended frequency of carriageway safety inspections.
Details of all complaints and/or enquiries relating to the carriageway, received in the two years preceding 09/02/2016.
The hierarchy classification.
The road/section number.
The defect intervention criteria adopted in relation to the identification of all categories of carriageway potholes.
The time period(s) adopted between identification and repair (temporary and permanent) of all categories of carriageway defects.
Whether or not the authority has formally adopted all or part of the standards contained within the national code of practice for highways maintenance management.

Yours faithfully,

G Parsons

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City of Edinburgh Council

G Parsons

Date: 10/02/2016

Our ref: 10345

Dear G Parsons

Acknowledgement of Request

Subject: Road inspections and repairs, Coburg Street, Edinburgh

Thank you for your request for information received on 10/02/2016. I can confirm that your request will be processed under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, Environmental Information Regulations (Scotland) 2004, or the INSPIRE (Scotland) Regulations 2009.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless the Council does not hold the information, or there is a reason for it to be withheld. We will write to you in any event.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case we will let you know.

If you have any requirements regarding the format any information should be supplied in, e.g. the language to be used, audio, large print and so on, then please let me know.

If you have any queries or concerns, do not hesitate to get in touch. Please quote the reference number above in any future communications.

To promote transparency and accountability, please note it is the Council’s policy to publish all request details and responses made under the freedom of information legislation. This information will be made available through the Council’s website and will not include your personal details. The disclosure log is available at the following link: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/homepage/175....

Further information about your rights and accessing information is available on our website at: www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Unit
Level 2:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340
[Edinburgh City Council request email] www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Clayton Pratt, City of Edinburgh Council

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From: Information Compliance 5
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Subject: EIR Request Response (edir:10345)

 

G Parsons

 

[1][FOI #315678 email]

 

Our ref: 10345

 

Dear G Parsons

 

Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 - Partial Release of
Information

 

Subject: Road inspections and repairs, Coburg Street, Edinburgh

 

Thank you for your request for information of 10/02/2016. Your request has
been processed under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations
2004 (EIRs). Unfortunately, the Council is only able to meet part of your
request; this information is released to you now in the format requested.

 

The Council is relying on the exception in regulation 10(4)(a) of the EIRs
for parts of the request for which no information is held. Please note
that in these instances, this letter will constitute a formal refusal
notice under regulation 13 of the EIRs.

 

For ease of reference I shall address each of your questions in turn.

 

You asked the following:

 

Q1. Dates of all safety inspections undertaken on the carriageway in the
two years preceding 09/02/2016.
Q2. Details of all carriageway defects identified during safety
inspections in the two years 09/02/2016.

 

A1 - A2. Please see the attached PDFs

o Coburg Street - site history & Coburg Street - Maintenance

Q3. Details of how carriageway safety inspections are undertaken,
including whether walked or driven, the speed of the inspection vehicle
and the number of persons in the vehicle.
Q4. The intended frequency of carriageway safety inspections.

 

A3 - A4. Please see the attached guide.

o Roads Services Inspection and Assessment Procedure.

Q5. Details of all complaints and/or enquiries relating to the
carriageway, received in the two years preceding 09/02/2016.

 

A5. Please see the attached PDF.

o Coburg Street - Customer Service.

Q6. The hierarchy classification.

 

A6. This information is not held. There is no hierarchy classification.

Q7. The road/section number.

 

A7. N/A

 

Q8. The defect intervention criteria adopted in relation to the
identification of all categories of carriageway potholes.

 

A8. The defect intervention criteria adopted in relation to the
identification of carriageway potholes is 30mm.

Q9. The time period(s) adopted between identification and repair
(temporary and permanent) of all categories of carriageway defects.

 

A9. There is no timescale.

Q10. Whether or not the authority has formally adopted all or part of the
standards contained within the national code of practice for highways
maintenance management.

 

A10. Please see the attached guide. - Roads Services Inspection and
Assessment Procedure

 

To promote transparency and accountability, please note it is the
Council’s policy to publish all request details and responses made under
the freedom of information legislation. This information will be made
available through the Council’s website and will not include your personal
details. The disclosure log is available at the following link:
[2]http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/homepage/175...

 

Your right to seek a review

 

If you are unhappy with the way we have dealt with your request, you can
ask us to review our actions and decisions by writing to the:

 

Strategy & Governance Manager,

The City of Edinburgh Council,

Waverley Court Business Centre 2:1,

4, East Market Street,

Edinburgh,

EH8 8BG or:

Email [3]legal.[Edinburgh City Council request email]

 

Please note that your request must be in a recordable format (email,
letter, audio tape etc.), and that you have 40 working days upon receipt
of this letter to ask for a review. You will receive a full response to
your review request within 20 working days of its receipt. Please remember
to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the review, you can ask the
Scottish Information Commissioner to review our decision. You must submit
your complaint to the Commissioner within 6 months of receiving our review
response. The Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS

Telephone: 01334 464610

Fax: 01334 464611

Website [4]www.itspublicknowledge.info

Email:[email address]

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Clayton Pratt

Information Compliance Officer

 

 

 

 

Information Governance Unit

Level 2:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340

[5][Edinburgh City Council request email] [6]www.edinburgh.gov.uk

 

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