Waiting lists for allotments (June 2018)

David Greenwood made this Freedom of Information request to Hartlepool Council

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Dear Hartlepool Council,

As of June 2018, please could you share a:

1. List of allotment sites the council owns, and for each site:
1.1. If the site is 1) council managed, 2) community managed, or 3) managed by a commercial third-party?
1.2. The address of the site?
1.3. The size of the site in hectares?
1.4. The total number of plots on site?
1.5 If plot rents charged per individual plot OR by size (per square meter)?
1.6 The rental cost of individual plots OR cost per square meter in Pounds Sterling? (please state ranges of rents if variable)
1.7 How many vacant plots?
1.8 Does waiting list exists for plots on site?
1.9 If waiting list;
1.9.1 Total number of people on the waiting list?
1.9.2 Is the waiting list open for new applications?
1.9.3 The approximate waiting time for a plot?

Yours faithfully,

David Greenwood
https://www.gardizen.com

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From: David Greenwood
[[6]mailto:[FOI #497305 email]]

Sent: 13 July 2018 18:14

To: Freedomofinformation

Subject: Freedom of Information request - Waiting lists for allotments
(June 2018)

 

Dear Hartlepool Council,

 

As of June 2018, please could you share a:

 

1. List of allotment sites the council owns, and for each site:-

Briarfields, Burn Valley, Chester Road, Greatham, Haswell Avenue,
Nicholson Field, Olive Street, Rossmere, Station Lane, Stranton,
Summerhill, Thompson Grove, Thornhill, Throston, Waverley Terrace,
Woodcroft

 

1.1. If the site is 1) council managed, 2) community managed, or 3)
managed by a commercial third-party?

All Council Managed

 

1.2. The address of the site?

Briarfields Allotments, Elwick Road, Hartlepool

Burn Valley Allotments, Blakelock Road, Hartlepool

Chester Road Allotments, Chester Road, Hartlepool

Greatham Allotments, Station Road, Greatham, Hartlepool

Haswell Avenue Allotments, Haswell Avenue, Hartlepool

Nicholson Field Allotments, Dowson Road, Hartlepool

Olive Street Allotments, Olive Street, Hartlepool

Rossmere Allotments, Brierton Lane, Hartlepool

Station Lane Allotments, Station Lane, Seaton Carew, Hartlepool

Stranton Allotments, Brierton Lane, Hartlepool

Summerhill Allotments, Summerhill Lane, Hartlepool

Thompson Grove Allotments, Thompson Grove, Hartlepool

Thornhill Allotments, Thornhill Gardens, Hartlepool

Throston Allotments, Elmwood Road, Hartlepool

Waverley Terrace Allotments, Waverley Terrace, Hartlepool

Woodcroft Allotments, Bolton Grove, Seaton Carew, Hartlepool

 

1.3. The size of the site in hectares?

 

Nicholson's Field (Brus, West View - 4.65

Chester Road (Jesmond Gardens) - 6.44

Thornhill (Grayfields) - 3.73

Throston - 2.87

Thompson Grove 1 - 0.07

Thompson Grove 2 - 0.08

Olive Street, Headland - 0.03

Briarfields - 0.60

Summerhill - 1.69

Burn Valley Gardens - 3.56

Waverly Terrace - 0.56

Haswell Avenue - 0.74

Woodcroft - 0.97

Stranton - 5.69

Rossmere - 2.53

Station Lane (Seaton) - 0.69

Station Avenue, Greatham - 0.09

 

 

1.4. The total number of plots on site?

 

Briarfields = 14

Burn Valley = 75

Chester Road = 155

Greatham = 2

Haswell Avenue = 31

Nicholson Field = 167

Olive Street = 1

Rossmere = 66

Station Lane = 77

Stranton = 131

Summerhill = 57

Thompson Grove = 5

Thornhill = 88

Throston = 82

Waverley Terrace = 13

Woodcroft = 31

 

1.5 If plot rents charged per individual plot OR by size (per square
meter)?

Charged by square meter

 

1.6 The rental cost of individual plots OR cost per square meter in Pounds
Sterling? (please state ranges of rents if variable)

16p per square meter + £25 standard charge per plot.

 

1.7 How many vacant plots?

20

 

1.8 Does waiting list exists for plots on site?

Yes there is a waiting list for each site

 

1.9 If waiting list;

1.9.1 Total number of people on the waiting list?

400

 

1.9.2 Is the waiting list open for new applications?

Yes

 

1.9.3 The approximate waiting time for a plot?

Not possible to provide, varies by site.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

 

David Greenwood

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