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Chewing Gum Removal and Paving Steam Cleansing

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Dear Blackpool 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

FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

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FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

Dear Mr Booth

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information that we received on 07/10/2019. Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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Yours sincerely

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FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

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Dear Mr Booth,

Please find attached our response to your FOI request.

Regards

Information Governance Team
Governance and Partnership| Blackpool Council | Number One | Bickerstaffe Square | Blackpool | FY1 3AH

Post to: Blackpool Council | PO Box 4 | Blackpool | FY1 1NA
T: 01253 477477
E: [email address]

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