Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

What date did CCBC become aware of an electrical malfunction affecting the floodlights on the 3G pitch at Heolddu sports centre Bargoed?

What was the cause of this malfunction?

What date did the cause cease to become a preventative factor in repairing the lights? i.e. if the malfunction was caused by external contractors, what date could work have begun to repair the malfunction? Please give an explanation.

When did a procurement exercise for the repair commence, if relevant?

What was the cost of repair? Please provide a copy of the invoice or other similar documentation outlining the cost to the authority.

When will work begin and end?

An approximate figure of revenue lost by CCBC during the term in which the sports pitch has been out of action?

Yours faithfully,

R Horton

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Dear R Horton
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 9^th November 2017.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information:
 
(1) What date did CCBC become aware of an electrical malfunction affecting
the floodlights on the 3G pitch at Heolddu sports centre Bargoed?
 
14^th Sept 2017 following a statutory electrical wiring test and
inspection.
 
(2) What was the cause of this malfunction?
 
The rating of the supply cabling, switching and fusing was found to be
less than the potential peak current draw.
 
(3) What date did the cause cease to become a preventative factor in
repairing the lights? i.e. if the malfunction was caused by external
contractors, what date could work have begun to repair the malfunction?
Please give an explanation.
 
It was never a preventative factor and we promptly commenced indenting the
most appropriate solution and budget/funding issues were progressed.
 
(4) When did a procurement exercise for the repair commence, if relevant?
 
The remedial works were carried out by our frameworks electrical
contractor.
 
(5) What was the cost of repair? Please provide a copy of the invoice or
other similar documentation outlining the cost to the authority.
 
The cost of the works is £19,996.30. 
 
(6) When will work begin and end?
 
Commenced 10^th November completed 15^th November 2017
 
(7) An approximate figure of revenue lost by CCBC during the term in which
the sports pitch has been out of action?
 
Approximately £6,000 has been lost in income due to the lights being off.
 
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Dear WWW: FOI,

Thank you for your response.

Yours sincerely,

R Horton

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