Empty commercial and/or mixed use properties

James Loy made this Freedom of Information request to Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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Dear Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council,

Could you kindly provide a list of vacant commercial properties in the borough identifying which are owned by the council or other public body and which are privately owned.

For the properties owned by the council or another public body, could you kindly identify if these are owned or leased.

Could the list kindly include the following: (a) 1. addresses, 2. rateable values 3. date vacated; of empty Commercial properties that are within your area, which have been vacant for longer than 3 months; and

(b) the names and addresses of the owners of those properties referred to in (a)

If this could be supplied in a csv (spreadsheet) format this would certainly be appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

James Loy

FOI Team, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received 29th May 2018.   We are generally required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to provide you with a response within 20 working days, which will be on or before 26th May 2018.  If we require any clarification or further details we will contact you as soon as possible, if this is the case then the timescale for response specified above may be subject to change.  If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact this team.

FOI Team
[Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council request email]

Linda White
Gwasanaethau Cymorth / Support Services
Cyfarwyddiaeth Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol & Cyllid / Finance & Corporate Services Directorate
Rhif Ffôn / Tel No. 01639 763932

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FOI Team, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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Mr. Loy,
Further to your Freedom of Information request of 29th May 2018, please see Neath Port Talbot's response below

The attached is a list of empty properties. Please note that we do not hold information as to whether they are leased or owned on the NNDR system and we do not hold owner details.

If you are dissatisfied with the response to your request, under the Authority’s FOI Policy, you may appeal in writing setting out the reasons why you think the decision is erroneous, to the Authority’s Monitoring Officer at the following address:-

Head of Legal Services & Monitoring Officer Civic Centre Port Talbot
SA13 1PJ

Please be advised that in the event that you decide to appeal to the Monitoring Officer and are dissatisfied with his response, you are entitled under the FOI legislation to appeal directly to the Information Commissioner, whose address is:-

Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
SK9 5AF
Website: www.ico.gov.uk

Yours sincerely,
David Rees
Head of Financial Services
[Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council request email]

We welcome correspondence in Welsh and will deal with Welsh and English correspondence to the same standards and timescales.
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