LED Street Lights

Hayley Burrows made this Freedom of Information request to West Berkshire Council

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Dear West Berkshire Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to enquire the following information relating to the installation and maintenance of street lights.

I would like to request:

1.Has the council installed any energy efficient street lighting in the last five years, such as replacing halogen bulbs with LED street lights?
2. If the council is in the process of installing any energy efficient street lighting, please confirm when the council started to do this and provide an estimate of when the council expects to have switched all street lights to energy efficient street lighting.
3. How much did the council spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2015, 2016 and 2017?
4. How much does the council estimate they will spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2018?
5. How many complaints were received in relation to new energy efficient street lighting, if any, during 2017?
6. Please estimate how much money the council currently saves following the installation of any energy efficient street lighting on a monthly and annual basis?

If the following questions do not fall under your jurisdiction, please can you provide the name of the organisation and contact details who manage street lighting within your designated territory.

Yours faithfully,

Hayley Burrows

foi, West Berkshire Council

FoI/2018/96 - Burrows

Dear Ms Burrows

Request for information: Street light installation and maintenance

Thank you for your request received on 26th January 2018; we will seek to
respond within twenty working days.

Yours sincerely,

Jo

Jo Watt
Appeals Officer
Strategic Support, West Berkshire Council, Market Street, Newbury,
Berkshire, RG14 5LD
(01635) 519458   Ext  2458   [email address]
[1]www.westberks.gov.uk

(Please note that I work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, mornings
only)

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foi, West Berkshire Council

FoI/2018/96

 

Dear Ms Burrows

 

Request for information: Street light installation and maintenance

 

Please see below the Council’s response to your request for information.

 

You have asked;

 

1.     Has the council installed any energy efficient street lighting in
the last five years, such as replacing halogen bulbs with LED street
lights? 

Yes

 

2.     If the council is in the process of installing any energy efficient
street lighting, please confirm when the council started to do this and
provide an estimate of when the council expects to have switched all
street lights to energy efficient street lighting.

Completed January 2017

 

3.     How much did the council spend on running, installing and
maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2015, 2016
and 2017?

2014-15 = £1,098,720

2015-16 = £1,101,810

2016-17 £711,107

 

4.     How much does the council estimate they will spend on running,
installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s
jurisdiction in 2018?          

2017-18 = £627,520

 

5.     How many complaints were received in relation to new energy
efficient street lighting, if any, during 2017?

2016-17 = None

 

6.     Please estimate how much money the council currently saves
following the installation of any energy efficient street lighting on a
monthly and annual basis? 

2017-18 = £471,200

 

If you are unhappy with the way your request has been handled, you may ask
for an internal review. You should contact The FoI Reviewing Officer,
Strategic Support, Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury RG14 5LD, email
FoI[1]@westberks.gov.uk  if you wish to request a review. If you are not
content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to
apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF

 

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Suzi Kenchington 

Information Access Compliance Officer

Strategic Support,

West Berkshire Council, Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, RG14 5LD

email:  [2][email address]

' 01635 519860 (external)      '  2860 (internal)      

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