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Harry DN made this Freedom of Information request to Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was successful.

Dear Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea,

Please can you provide a list of all terraced houses, reached and semi detached houses the council owns and details of occupants (I.e. private/council etc)

Please also provide all correspondence relating to st Luke's street sw3 and information regarding occupancy and selling decisions

Yours faithfully,

Harry Noble

Freedom of Information: CP-ICT: RBKC, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Dear Mr. Noble

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST REF: 2016-1497

                                                                                                

I am writing to confirm that we received your information request on 7
December 2016. For your information and future communications your request
has been allocated the reference number FOI2016-1497. Please quote this
reference in any future correspondence.

 

We will consider your request and respond in accordance with the
requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Our duty is to
respond promptly or at least within 20 working days.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Robin Yu

Information Governance and Management Officer

Shared ICT Service

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Email: [1][email address] | Website: [2]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

 

 

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Freedom of Information: CP-ICT: RBKC, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Dear Mr. Noble,

 

Thank you for your request.

 

The second part of your request concerning St Luke’s Street is a vague and
will require clarification.

 

You’ve asked for “all correspondence relating to St Luke’s Street” – this
is really broad and there is no way we will be able to locate all
information held by the Council that fits this description.

 

You will need to narrow down your request substantially to enable us
answer this part of your request. If you were to place some limits on your
request such as limiting it to emails to/from certain officers or teams,
or between a certain date range, this may help to narrow the focus of the
request to the point where the Council could reasonably be expected to
provide some information.

 

It may help us if you explain what you are trying to find out or the
purpose of your request – however you are not required to do so.

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office offer guidance on making FOI
requests. Please see their ‘information requests do’s and don’ts’ in the
link below which might be of some assistance to you:

 

[1]http://www.ico.org.uk/for_the_public/off...

 

Please note that this part of your request is on hold until clarification
has been received.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Robin Yu

Information Governance and Management Officer

Shared ICT Service

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Email: [email address] | Website: [2]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

 

 

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Dear Freedom of Information: CP-ICT: RBKC,

Thank you for your email. The correspondence should relate to emails/letters. It should also be in the council housing/social housing/other similar departments.

I am looking to understand the history of properties on this street within the council - particularly number 23, what requests have been made by third parties to purchase the property and why these may or may not have been considered, and what decisions have been made as to who should live in this property.

Yours sincerely,

Harry Noble

Freedom of Information: CP-ICT: RBKC, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Dear Mr. Noble,

 

Thank you for your email, this helps but we need further clarification of
your request.

 

In your first question you ask:

 

Please can you provide a list of all terraced houses, reached and semi
detached houses the council owns and details of occupants (I.e.
private/council etc)

 

Could you explain what you mean by “reached” houses please?

 

You clarified that you are interested in the history of properties on St
Lukes Street and that the information is held by the housing/social
housing department. So are you only interested in properties used for
social housing? I believe that very few properties on the street are used
for social housing. You write that you are particularly interested in
number 23 – however looking into this, it appears that the property is
privately owned and not a social housing property. The last sale of this
property was over 10 years ago in January 2006.

 

[1]https://www.houser.co.uk/23-st-lukes-str...

 

Yours sincerely

 

Robin Yu

Information Governance and Management Officer

Shared ICT Service

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Email: [email address] | Website: [2]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

 

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Dear Freedom of Information: CP-ICT: RBKC,

Reached should read Detached.

If 23 Luke Street is privately owned please ignore the second part of the request,

Yours sincerely,

Harry

Dear Freedom of Information: CP-ICT: RBKC,

Reached should have read detached,

Yours sincerely,

Harry Noble

Yu, Robin: CP-ICT: RBKC, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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Dear Mr. Noble

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REF: 2016-1497

 

I am responding to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000,
which we received on 7 December 2016, for information held by the Council.
You requested:

 

Please can you provide a list of all terraced houses, reached and semi
detached houses the council owns and details of occupants (I.e.
private/council etc)

 

KCTMO manage the Council’s housing stock on our behalf. The attached
contains information on the properties that they manage. They do no keep a
register of information as to whether they are terraced, detached or
semi-detached.

 

Please also provide all correspondence relating to st Luke's street sw3
and information regarding occupancy and selling decisions

 

You clarified this question to:

 

The correspondence should relate to emails/letters. It should also be in
the council housing/social housing/other similar departments.

 

I am looking to understand the history of properties on this street within
the council - particularly number 23, what requests have been made by
third parties to purchase the property and why these may or may not have
been considered, and what decisions have been made as to who should live
in this property.

 

As advised in our previous correspondence, 23 Luke Street is privately
owned so we have ignored this part of your request.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Robin Yu

Information Governance and Management Officer

Shared ICT Service

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Email: [2][email address] | Website: [3]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

 

 

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Dear Yu, Robin: CP-ICT: RBKC,

Thank you for your prompt response on this.

Please can you also fulfill the original request about nuber 23 but instead for number 24 as I realised had requested for the wrong number.

Yours sincerely,

Harry Noble

Yu, Robin: CP-ICT: RBKC, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Dear Mr. Noble,

 

Thank you for your email. Could you submit this as a new request please
and I will process this request when received. You can use the Council’s
online FOI form to submit your request if you prefer:

 

[1]https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/council/freedom-...

 

Yours sincerely

 

Robin Yu

Information Governance and Management Officer

Shared ICT Service

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Email: [email address] | Website: [2]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

 

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