Allotments and waiting lists

Margaret Campbell made this Freedom of Information request to Allerdale Borough Council

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Allerdale Borough Council did not have the information requested.

Margaret Campbell

Dear Allerdale District Council,

Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2013, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in Allerdale 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

Gilbert, Andrew, Allerdale Borough Council

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8 January 2013


Ms Margaret Campbell

Margaret Campbell [[FOI #144280 email]]


Dear Ms Campbell


Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request


Thank you for your request for information dated and received on 7 January
2013. This request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act


I am writing to inform you that Allerdale Borough Council does not have
responsibility for allotments in our borough. These are all administered
by local town and parish councils. Therefore the Council does not hold any
information in response to your request.


However, it is possible that the local town and parish councils may hold
some or all of the information you require. Their contact details can be
found at:
. If you would like me to forward your request to them then do let me


I apologise that your request cannot be met but if you have any further
information needs in the future then please contact me.


If you have any further queries or concerns or are unhappy with the way
your request has been handled then please contact the Information and
Records Officer at Allerdale Borough Council, Allerdale House, Workington,
CA14 3YJ, telephone (01900)702701, email [2][Allerdale District Council request email]. 


If you remain dissatisfied or for further information, please contact
Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone: 0303 123 1113;


Yours sincerely




Andrew Gilbert

Information and Records Officer


Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YJ

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Margaret Campbell

Dear Andrew Gilbert,

Thank you for such a prompt response. I don't need you to forward the request to town and parish councils, but thank you for the offer.

Best wishes,

Margaret Campbell