Accommodation costs

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Dear Information Commissioner's Office,

Please provide the costs of each ico office in the last 12 months broken down by lease, furniture costs and other equipment.

Please note if any office has more than one site, I would like each individual sites cost.

Yours faithfully,

David Mcdonald

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Information Commissioner's Office

19 November 2019

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0889219

 

Dear Mr McDonald

Thank you for your recent request for information. We received your
request on 8 November 2019.
 
We will be considering your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. You can expect us to respond in full by 6 December 2019. This is 20
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Alexis Karlsson-Jones
Senior Information Access Officer, Risk and Governance Department
Corporate Strategy and Planning Service
Working pattern: Tuesday - Friday
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Information Commissioner's Office

6 December 2019

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0889219

 

Dear Mr McDonald

Thank you for your recent request for information. We received your
request on 8 November 2019 via the website WhatDoTheyKnow.com. Further to
our acknowledgment of 19 November 2019 we are now in a position to
respond.
 
We have dealt with your request in accordance with your ‘right to know’
under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
 
Your request
 
“Please provide the costs of each ICO office in the last 12 months broken
down by lease, furniture costs and other equipment. Please note if any
office has more than one site, I would like each individual sites cost.”
 
Our response 
 
I understand your request to be for information relating to the cost of
the ICO accommodation. I can confirm that we do hold information in scope
of your request.
 
We have a number of office locations. These are our Belfast office,
Cardiff office, Edinburgh office, London office and lastly the Wilmslow
office which is comprised of Kings Court, Venture House, Wycliffe House
and Sandfield House.
 
Belfast office
 
 

+------------------------------------------+
| |Rent |21,300.00|
|----------+---------------------+---------|
| |Furniture & Equipment|5.00 |
|----------+---------------------+---------|
|Total cost| |21,305.00|
+------------------------------------------+

 
Cardiff office
 
 

+------------------------------------------+
| |Rent |30,428.64|
|----------+---------------------+---------|
| |Furniture & Equipment|1.00 |
|----------+---------------------+---------|
|Total cost| |30,429.64|
+------------------------------------------+

 
Edinburgh office
 
 

+------------------------------------------+
| |Rent |36,274.20|
|----------+---------------------+---------|
| |Furniture & Equipment|216.60 |
|----------+---------------------+---------|
|Total cost| |36,490.80|
+------------------------------------------+

 
London office
 
 

+-------------------------------------------+
| |Rent |325,207.76|
|----------+---------------------+----------|
| |Furniture & Equipment|7,212.12 |
|----------+---------------------+----------|
|Total cost| |332,419.88|
+-------------------------------------------+

 
Wilmslow office – Kings Court
 
 

+-------------------------------------------+
| |Rent |167,025.78|
|----------+---------------------+----------|
| |Furniture & Equipment|3,768.00 |
|----------+---------------------+----------|
|Total cost| |170,793.78|
+-------------------------------------------+

 
The follow office costs also include kit out costs associated with the
expansion of the ICO. 
 
Wilmslow office – Venture House
 
 

+------------------------------------------+
| |Rent |25,945.62|
|----------+---------------------+---------|
| |Furniture & Equipment|0 |
|----------+---------------------+---------|
| |Kit out |6,973.74 |
|----------+---------------------+---------|
|Total cost| |32,919.36|
+------------------------------------------+

 
Wilmslow office – Sandfield House
 
 

+-------------------------------------------+
| |Rent |106,144.36|
|----------+---------------------+----------|
| |Furniture & Equipment|0 |
|----------+---------------------+----------|
| |Kit out |678,809.62|
|----------+---------------------+----------|
|Total cost| |784,953.98|
+-------------------------------------------+

 
Wilmslow office – Wycliffe House 
 
 

+-------------------------------------------+
| |Rent |609,941.93|
|----------+---------------------+----------|
| |Furniture & Equipment|42,188.72 |
|----------+---------------------+----------|
| |Kit out |15,395.04 |
|----------+---------------------+----------|
|Total cost| |667,525.69|
+-------------------------------------------+

 
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Alexis Karlsson-Jones
Senior Information Access Officer, Risk and Governance Department
Corporate Strategy and Planning Service
Usual working pattern: Tuesday – Friday
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF
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