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Chewing Gum Removal and Pavement Steam Cleansing

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

We are researching the costs to your organisation for completing chewing gum removal, we have 5 simple questions.

*If you do not hold separate analytics for gum removal alone, please report on street deep cleaning/cleansing/power washing (not sweeping).

1. What primary method of removal do you use for *chewing gum removal:
a. High pressure water lancing
b. Chemicals/solvents
c. High pressure steam
d. Other (please state)

2. What was the cost of *chewing gum removal (whether carried out in house or contracted out) in:
a. 2017?
b. 2018?
c 2019?

3. Do you contract out your *chewing gum removal services or is us completed all in house?

4. If outsourced, what is the renewal date of the cleaning contract?

5. Please supply the name and contact details for the department responsible for managing this contract.

May I take this opportunity to thank you in anticipation of your assistance and cooperation with this information.

Yours faithfully,

John Booth

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Dear Mr Booth

 

Further to your recent Freedom of Information enquiry, please see Wirral
Council’s response below.

 

1. What primary method of removal do you use for *chewing gum removal:

a. High pressure water lancing

 

2. What was the cost of *chewing gum removal (whether carried out in house
or contracted out) in:

a. 2017? Nil

b. 2018? Nil

c 2019? Nil

 

3. Do you contract out your *chewing gum removal services or is us
completed all in house? - The Authority currently contracts out its street
cleansing services but has not undertaken work to remove chewing gum from
pavement areas since 2010.*

 

4. If outsourced, what is the renewal date of the cleaning contract? 2027
but see 3 above*

 

5. Please supply the name and contact details for the department
responsible for managing this contract. Waste and Environmental Services,
Delivery Services Department, Hamilton Building, Conway street,
Birkenhead.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Wirral Council

Business Management - ICT

Treasury Building

Argyle Street

Birkenhead

Wirral

CH41 1AH

 

Tel: 0151 691 8201

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