Gully cleaning information

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Dear Bridgend Council,

I am completing some research nationally on gully cleaning and would be grateful if you could answer the following questions.

• Roughly how many gullies are on the network?
• Is the cleaning of the gullies completed in house or by a sub contractor?
• Can you please provide a name/source for this information for our records

Yours faithfully,

Mark

foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Hi Mark,

Could you please confirm your surname so we can log your FOI request.

Kind regards

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Freedom of Information Office

Bridgend County Borough Council

Level 2, Civic Offices

Angel Street

Bridgend

CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643129

Email: [Bridgend Council request email]

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Dear foi,

Conformation of my name below

Yours sincerely,

Mark Entwistle

foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Dear Mr Entwistle,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST X01-142

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Yours sincerely

Freedom of Information Office

Bridgend County Borough Council

Level 2, Civic Offices

Angel Street

Bridgend

CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643129

Email: [Bridgend Council request email]

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Freedom of Information Office

Bridgend County Borough Council

Level 2, Civic Offices

Angel Street

Bridgend

CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643129

Email: [Bridgend Council request email]

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foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Dear Mr Entwistle,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST X01- 142

We refer to your email dated 23 August 2011 which contained a request for
information as set out in italics below. Following consideration of your
request, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I respond
to each point as follows:

I am completing some research nationally on gully cleaning and would be
grateful if you could answer the following questions:

o Roughly how many gullies are on the network?

Approximately 25,000

o Is the cleaning of the gullies completed in house or by a sub
contractor?

In-house

o Can you please provide a name/source for this information for our
records?

Highway Asset Maintenance Manager

I hope this response satisfies your request. If you are dissatisfied with
the handling of the request, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 you
have the right to request a review of the Council's response to your
request for information. If you wish to request a review, please write
to:

Mr P A Jolley

Assistant Chief Executive Legal and Regulatory Services

& Monitoring Officer

Bridgend County Borough Council

Civic Offices,

Angel Street

Bridgend, CF31 4WB

within 28 days of the date of this letter. If you remain dissatisfied
with the outcome of that review, you may seek further recourse by lodging
an appeal with the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office - Wales

Cambrian Buildings

Mount Stuart Square

Cardiff, CF10 5FL

Tel: 02920 2044 8044

Fax: 02920 2044 8045

E:mail : [1][email address]

Website: [2]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

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Freedom of Information Office

Bridgend County Borough Council

Level 2, Civic Offices

Angel Street

Bridgend

CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643129

Email: [Bridgend Council request email]

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