Allotments and waiting lists

Margaret Campbell made this Freedom of Information request to London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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Margaret Campbell

Dear Barking and Dagenham 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 Barking & Dagenham 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

Corporate Complaints Team, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear Ms Campbell

 

Request for information (LBBD/67806)

 

Thank you for your email below.

 

I have passed your request to relevant Service Area who will assign an
officer to respond to your request by no later than 4 February 2013.

 

Whilst it is the Council policy to provide information wherever possible,
I need to advise you that there are a number of exemptions under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.  These may prevent the Council from
releasing all or some of the information you have asked for.   You will,
however, be informed if this is the case and we will explain why.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

 

The Complaints & Freedom of Information Team

 

 

 

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Harris Jacquie, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear Margaret Campbell

 

Thank you for your email below requesting information about allotments in
the borough of Barking and Dagenham.

 

Please find below our response to your enquiry.

 

1.    How many allotment sites are there in Barking & Dagenham for which
the Council has access to waiting list data?

18 operational allotments

 

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

494 plots and 59 raised planters

 

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

297 people on waiting lists

 

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:

            a) number of new sites

            0

 

            b) names of new sites

            N/A

 

            c) total area of new land in hectares

            N/A

 

            d) total number of new plots

            N/A

 

I hope that I have been able to provide you with the information you
require and that you are satisfied with the way that I have dealt with
your request.  However if for any reason you are not, you can make a
complaint by writing to the Corporate Complaints Team, 2^nd Floor, 15
Linton Road, Barking IG11 8EE.  Alternatively you can make your complaint
on-line at [1]www.barking-dagenham.gov.uk or you can e-mail your complaint
to [2][email address].

 

If you are still not satisfied, after following our Corporate Complaints
procedure, you can take your complaint to the Information Commissioner. 
Full details of how to do this will be made available on request.

 

Kind regards

Jacquie Harris

 

 

Jacquie Harris | Business Support and Performance Manager, Housing and
Environment

 

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham | Frizlands Admin Building |
Dagenham | RM10 7HX

Phone: 020 8227 5645 | Fax: 020 8227 2608

Email: [email address] | www.barking-dagenham.gov.uk

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