Allotments and waiting lists

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

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Margaret Campbell

Dear Bury 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 Bury 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

Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

     Customer Contact Team 

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Environment and Development Services

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Bent, Michael, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Campbell
 

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

I acknowledge your information request under the freedom of information
act, the information requested relates to an environmental information
request and will be dealt with in that manner

 

Regards

Mike Bent
Parks & Countryside Manager
3 Knowsley Place, Duke St, Bury BL9 0EJ
Tel: 0161 253 5917

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CRM Ref: 1425563 CRM Ref  07/01/2013 14:32:39

Name/Business: Margaret Campbell
Address: 

Contact Number: , Mobile Phone: 

Email Address: [FOI #144326 email]

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Freedom of Information Request  

Dear Bury 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 Bury 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

The request has been sent to the following departments: Environment and
Development Services

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If you have any further questions about this issue please ring
0161-253-5353, or E-mail [1][Bury Council request email] quoting your
reference number. 

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Yours faithfully
Customer Contact Team
Bury Council

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Bent, Michael, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Campbell
 
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000
 
In response to your request for information stated below, please see the
information listed under each question
As of January 2013, please could you tell me:
1) How many allotment sites are there in Bury for which the Council has
access to waiting list data?
5 Council Managed sites all of the others are Self Managed
2) What is the total number of plots on these sites?
70 Plots
3) What is the total number of people on waiting lists for these sites?
285 people
4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications?
No
5) How many new allotment sites on council land were brought into use in
2011 and 2012? Please give:
No new sites have been brought in to use
a) number of new sites
b) names of new sites
c) total area of new land in hectares
d) total number of new plots
I would also like to advise that some information can be gained
through the Council's website on the attached link
 
[1]http://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articl...
 
For transparency purposes, it is now the Council's policy to advise the
costs dealing with each Freedom of Information request. Please note that
to deal with this request it has cost the Council £12.50

Regards

Mike Bent
Parks & Countryside Manager
3 Knowsley Place, Duke St, Bury BL9 0EJ
Tel: 0161 253 5917

 

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From: Bent, Michael
Sent: 07 January 2013 15:52
To: '[FOI #144326 email]'
Subject: Allotments plots & waiting lists & new sites - Acknowledgement
Dear Ms Campbell
 

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

I acknowledge your information request under the freedom of information
act, the information requested relates to an environmental information
request and will be dealt with in that manner

 

Regards

Mike Bent
Parks & Countryside Manager
3 Knowsley Place, Duke St, Bury BL9 0EJ
Tel: 0161 253 5917

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From: [email address]
[mailto:[email address]]
Sent: 07 January 2013 14:33
To: EDS-FOIrequests
Subject: Freedom of Information Request

     Customer Contact Team

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CRM Ref: 1425563 CRM Ref  07/01/2013 14:32:39

Name/Business: Margaret Campbell
Address: 

Contact Number: , Mobile Phone: 

Email Address: [FOI #144326 email]

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Freedom of Information Request  

Dear Bury 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 Bury 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

The request has been sent to the following departments: Environment and
Development Services

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If you have any further questions about this issue please ring
0161-253-5353, or E-mail [2][Bury Council request email] quoting your
reference number. 

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Yours faithfully
Customer Contact Team
Bury Council

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Margaret Campbell

Dear Michael Bent,

Many thanks for dealing with my request so promptly.

Yours sincerely,

Margaret Campbell

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