Allotments and waiting lists

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

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was successful.

Margaret Campbell

Dear South Tyneside 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 South Tyneside 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

foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Campbell

Your FOI Request was received by South Tyneside Council on 8 January 2013.

I write to confirm that a decision about your request will be made within 20 working days from the date we received your request. Should there be any delays or discrepancies with your request then this will be communicated to you in due course.

If you have any further queries regarding this matter then please do not hesitate to contact the FOI team on [South Tyneside Council request email] or 0191 424 6539 and quote the reference number FOI 13 12137.

Regards

John

John Grewcock
Information Governance Officer
Information Governance
South Tyneside Council
Level 3
Town Hall & Civic Offices
Westoe Road
South Shields
Tyne & Wear
NE33 2RL

Tel. (0191) 424 6538

[South Tyneside Council request email]

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Dear John Grewcock,

On the 8th January I sent a request for information on allotments and waiting lists. By law, you should normally have responded promptly and by 4 February 2013.

I'd be grateful if you could follow this up.

Many thanks,

Margaret Campbell

foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Margaret,

I sincerely apologise for the delay in providing you with this information.

I will chase the relevant department for a response today and will contact you as soon as possible with the response.

Kind regards

Information Governance Team

Telephone: (0191) 424 6539

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Margaret Campbell

Dear John,

I'd be grateful if you could chase up the data on allotments and waiting lists which I requested on the 8th January.

Many thanks,

Margaret

Margaret Campbell

foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Campbell

Please find attached the Councils response to your Freedom of Information request, we apologise for the delay in providing you with this information.

Regards

John

John Grewcock
Information Governance Officer
Information Governance
South Tyneside Council
Level 3
Town Hall & Civic Offices
Westoe Road
South Shields
Tyne & Wear
NE33 2RL

Tel. (0191) 424 6538

[South Tyneside Council request email]

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