Cost of street cleaning and decoration of public buildings for Harry and Meghans visit

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

How much additional money has been spent deep cleaning Hamilton Square, Birkenhead Town Hall and surrounding areas for the visit of HRH Harry and Meghan?

What budget has this money come from?

Yours faithfully, Dawn Grant

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Miss Dawn Grant

 

 

Thank you for your recent request made under the Freedom of Information
Act in which you asked

 

“How much additional money has been spent deep cleaning Hamilton Square,
Birkenhead Town Hall and surrounding areas for the visit of HRH Harry and
Meghan?

 

What budget has this money come from?”

 

 

Please find Wirral Borough Councils response as follows

 

 

The total cost of the issues in relation to Street scene and cleaning and
minor decoration of the building is £9,006.38, the breakdown of this is as
below;

 

 

·         Street cleaning additional emptying of bins £1,500 this cost
will be met from within the provisions and variations of the existing
contract.

·         Window cleaning and jet washing of the York Stone Plaza £2,675
this will be paid via the buildings existing Repair & Maintenance budget,
the cleaning of the York Stone Plaza is a regular occurrence to reduce the
risk of slips/falls.

·         The temporary arrangements to provide an interim Flagpole and
the decoration of main doors cost £2,473 this cost will be met from the
Planned Preventative Maintenance budget and the replacement of the pole
was already planned.

·         The cost of providing barrier controls and road closure’s was
£2,358.38 this cost is funded via the existing events budget.  

 

 

 

We trust that this information answers your enquiries.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Tracy O'Hare

Information Management Officer

Business Management

Treasury Building

Argyle Street

Birkenhead
Wirral
CH41 1AH

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