Allotments and waiting lists

Margaret Campbell made this Freedom of Information request to Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Margaret Campbell

Dear Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2013, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in Oldham for which the Council has access to waiting list data?

2) What is the total number of plots on these sites?

3) What is the total number of people on waiting lists for these sites?

4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications?

5) How many new allotment sites on council land were brought into use in 2011 and 2012? Please give:
a) number of new sites
b) names of new sites
c) total area of new land in hectares
d) total number of new plots

Yours faithfully,

Margaret Campbell

Peter Williams, Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Campbell,

RE: Freedom of Information request - Allotments and waiting lists

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Peter Williams
Business Support Officer
Oldham Council
Level 5 Civic Centre
West Street
Oldham
OL1 1UT

0161 770 4113
[email address]

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Glenn Dale, Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

Good Morning Margaret

Please find below the details requested
Regards
Glenn

Glenn Dale
Greenspace Manager
Alexandra park,
Kings Road
Oldham
OL8 2BH
0161 770 4065
[email address]


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Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2013, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in Oldham for which the
Council has access to waiting list data? 18

2) What is the total number of plots on these sites? 431

3) What is the total number of people on waiting lists for these
sites? 272 figures available from April 2012. 2013 not yet available.

4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications? Not Known- each site manages their own waiting lists under individual leases.

5) How many new allotment sites on council land were brought into
use in 2011 and 2012? Please give:
a) number of new sites 1
b) names of new sites Cartmel Crescent
c) total area of new land in hectares- 0.46Ha
d) total number of new plots-17

Yours faithfully,

Margaret Campbell

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