Dear Merton Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to request the following pieces of information relating to council-owned car parking spaces within the borough:

- The total number of council-owned car parking spaces in the borough. Please specify how many of these are on-street and how many are off-street.

- The names and locations of the off-street car parks and on-street car parking bays.
- The total number of car parking spaces available at each of the off-street car parks and on-street parking locations. Please specify how many of these are designated disabled/blue badge parking bays.
- The tariffs available at each of the off-street car parks and on-street parking locations. Please state whether season tickets for each of the off-street car parks and on-street parking locations can be bought and the associated costs (weekly, monthly, annually).
- Please state whether security CCTV is in place at each of the off-street car parks and on-street parking locations (as opposed to ANPR/automatic number-plate recognition CCTV used for issuing tickets)

- The total revenue generated from Merton Borough Council's off-street car parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial year (excluding fines and PCNs).
- The total number of PCNs/fines issued at Merton Borough Council's off-street car parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial year.
- The total revenue generated from fines/PCNs from Merton Borough Council's off-street car parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial year.
- The number of fines/PCNs issued in the borough which were unpaid and referred to the Traffic Enforcement Centre in the last financial year.

Please could I receive all information in electronic format and in machine-readable formats where applicable.

Yours faithfully,

Ellen Blacow

foi, Merton Borough Council

Thank you for your email message. We aim to respond to all requests under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information
Regulations 2004 within 20 working days.
More information about the way we deal with information requests is on our
web site at [1]www.merton.gov.uk/foi.
 
Information Governance Team
London Borough of Merton.
020 8545 4634
 
 
 

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Foi Responses, Merton Borough Council

 

 

Dear  Ms Blacow

Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations
2004 Information request

 

We have now considered your information request as set out below. 

 

You asked:

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to request the
following pieces of information relating to council-owned car parking
spaces within the borough:

 

The total number of council-owned car parking spaces in the borough.
Please specify how many of these are on-street and how many are
off-street.

 

The names and locations of the off-street car parks and on-street car
parking bays.

The total number of car parking spaces available at each of the off-street
car parks and on-street parking locations. Please specify how many of
these are designated disabled/blue badge parking bays.

The tariffs available at each of the off-street car parks and on-street
parking locations. Please state whether season tickets for each of the
off-street car parks and on-street parking locations can be bought and the
associated costs (weekly, monthly, annually).

Please state whether security CCTV is in place at each of the off-street
car parks and on-street parking locations (as opposed to ANPR/automatic
number-plate recognition CCTV used for issuing tickets)

 

The total revenue generated from Merton Borough Council's off-street car
parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial year
(excluding fines and PCNs).

The total number of PCNs/fines issued at Merton Borough Council's
off-street car parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial
year.

The total revenue generated from fines/PCNs from Merton Borough Council's
off-street car parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial
year.

The number of fines/PCNs issued in the borough which were unpaid and
referred to the Traffic Enforcement Centre in the last financial year.

 

Our response:

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to request the
following pieces of information relating to council-owned car parking
spaces within the borough:

 

- The total number of council-owned car parking spaces in the borough.
Please specify how many of these are on-street and how many are
off-street.

 

On street
– [1]https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parkin...
The link provides plans that shows the parking and yellow lines within all
the borough’s CPZs.  We do not have a data base of on-street parking
spaces

Off street – 1,976 spaces

 

The names and locations of the off-street car parks and on-street car
parking bays.

On street – All parking bays within a CPZ can be viewed on the Council's
website using the following link
[2]https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parkin...

Off street –
[3]https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parkin...

 

The total number of car parking spaces available at each of the off-street
car parks and on-street parking locations. Please specify how many of
these are designated disabled/blue badge parking bays.

[4]https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parkin...

 

The tariffs available at each of the off-street car parks and on-street
parking locations. Please state whether season tickets for each of the
off-street car parks and on-street parking locations can be bought and the
associated costs (weekly, monthly, annually).

On street –
[5]https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parkin...

Off street –
[6]https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parkin...

Off street –
[7]https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parkin...

 

Please state whether security CCTV is in place at each of the off-street
car parks and on-street parking locations (as opposed to ANPR/automatic
number-plate recognition CCTV used for issuing tickets)

Off street –
[8]https://www.merton.gov.uk/streets-parkin...

 

The total revenue generated from Merton Borough Council's off-street car
parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial year
(excluding fines and PCNs).

On street – £2,891,106.30

Off street – £1,708,912.60

 

The total number of PCNs/fines issued at Merton Borough Council's
off-street car parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial
year.

On street – 55,142

Off street – 12,988

 

The total revenue generated from fines/PCNs from Merton Borough Council's
off-street car parks and on-street parking locations in the last financial
year.

We do not have a breakdown for Off-Street & On-Street. The total figure
for 2018/19 is £9,000,171.42

 

The number of fines/PCNs issued in the borough which were unpaid and
referred to the Traffic Enforcement Centre in the last financial year.

17,123

 

 

If you have any queries or concerns about this please contact us.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request or wish to
appeal against the decision to exempt any part of your request, you should
request an Internal Review at [9][Merton Borough Council request email] or write in to Freedom
of Information team, Merton Council, Civic Centre, Morden, SM4 5DX.

 

If you escalate to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) without
following the council’s internal review process, the ICO will refer you
back to the council to enable the correct process to be followed.

 

You can also appeal to the Information Commissioner at: Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.  Telephone:  0303 123 1113.  Website: [10]www.ico.org.uk

 

There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Information Governance

Information Team

Merton Council

 

 

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