Empty B1, B2 & B8 Properties in Brent

The request was partially successful.

Dear Sir or Madam,

Under the Freedom Of Information Act 2000, I would be very grateful if you could please provide me with the latest following information:-

1) Addresses of empty industrial properties falling within Class B1, B2 or B8 within the Brent Borough Council area;
2) Rateable values if available;
3) How long the properties been empty;
4) The names of the owners of the properties
5) Internal floor and site plan areas for the properties.

Many thanks

Yours faithfully,

Jad Bhudia

Brent Borough Council


Our Reference: 563345

Dear Mr. Bhudia

Thank you for your request for information received on 4 December 2009. We
aim to respond to your request within 20 working days.

However, whilst we may send the formal notification of the decision to the
email address you have provided we will not send the information requested
to that address. This is because we are aware that doing so will
automatically result in the information being published on the
whatdotheyknow website. Publication of information in this way may
constitute an unauthorised re-use (under the Re-use of Public Sector
Information Regulations 2005) and may infringe copyright. I would therefore
be grateful if you will provide me with an alternative disclosure address.
This can be a postal address, fax number or an email address, as long as it
does not result in automatic publication and re-use.

If you wish to apply for permission to re-use any of the requested
information you may do so by writing to the IT Standards Manager at Brent
Council, Floor 5, 349-357 High Road, Wembley HA9 6BZ , telephone 020 8937
1402, e-mail [Brent Borough Council request email]

If you wish to appeal against the requirement to provide an alternative
disclosure address you can do so by writing to the IT Standards Manager at
the address given above.

You also have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner. However,
the Information Commissioner will not normally consider an appeal until you
have exhausted your rights of redress and complaint to the Council. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted as follows: Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
5AF; Telephone: 01625 545 700, www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Stephen F Williams,
For Brent ITU
[email address]

The use of Brent Council's e-mail system may be monitored and communications read in order to secure effective operation of the system and other lawful purposes.

Dear Brent Borough Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Brent Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'Empty B1, B2 & B8 Properties in Brent'.

The reason for the review is that I have not received any information. A private e-mail was provided as requested to ensure that the information was not submitted via the WhatDoTheyKnow website.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address:

Yours faithfully,

Jad Bhudia