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Empty domestic properties by parish

Bugault Olivia made this Freedom of Information request to Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

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Dear Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council,

I am writing to ask you to supply details around Empty Domestic Properties (Council Tax) by Parish.

I would like: 

1 The number of 

2 address (including street number and postcode) of homes that:
a) have been empty for over 6 months 

b) have been empty for under 6 months 

c) your empty homes strategy including what empty homes (if any) 
you prioritise.

I am requesting this information in an excel format.

If you cannot provide all lines of the address, the ward area and postcode will suffice.

If you are unable to provide this information please advise me as to how to refine my request to make the information easier to find.

If you are only able to partially disclose the information please do so - and if some of the information is already readily available please direct me as to where to find it.

Yours faithfully,

Bugault Olivia

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Dear Bugault Olivia,

I acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request and will liaise with the relevant Department in order to provide a response.

We will endeavour to provide this information within 20 working days.

Kind regards

Bugault Olivia
 Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  Legal Section, The General Offices, Steel Works Road, Ebbw Vale  NP23 6DN
  Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent
Mae'r Adain Gyfreithiol, Y Swyddfeydd Cyffredinol, Heol Gwaith Dur, Glyn Ebwy NP23 6DN

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Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Dear Sir,


Further to your Freedom of Information request:


There are 555 properties currently receiving a class A or C exemption
which awards 100% reduction, below is a summary of the areas:


Abertillery                          104

Brynmawr                            54

Ebbw Vale                            84

Nantyglo                              64

Cwm                                     37

Tredegar                            101

Cwm                                     55         

Llanhilleth                           56


There are currently 1040 properties in receipt of 50% empty property


Abertillery                       193

Brynmawr                         83

Ebbw vale                        151

Nantyglo                          108

Tredegar                           181

Beaufort                           147

Cwm                                    92          

Llanhilleth                          85



All empty properties are inspected on a regular basis to ensure they
remain empty.


Should you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to
contact me


Kind Regards,


Karen Williams



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