Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

I am emailing to request a list of council owned/maintained children's playparks within the local authority area. I would be grateful if this list could be supplied in a spreadsheet format, detailing the playpark name; address; and datazone[1] in which the playpark is situated.

Furthermore, if you hold the information, I would also like an indication for each playpark as to whether it contains any accessible play equipment. Where possible, I would appreciate if this could indicate the type of accessible play equipment present e.g. accessible roundabout; high-back/adaptive swing; wheelchair swing; sensory play equipment.

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Alasdair Rutherford

[1] https://data.gov.uk/dataset/ab9f1f20-3b7...

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Please find below the Council's response to your request 414277 which was received on 29/05/2019.

Details of request: I am emailing to request a list of council owned/maintained children's playparks within the local authority area. I would be grateful if this list could be supplied in a spreadsheet format, detailing the playpark name; address; and datazone[1] in which the playpark is situated.

Furthermore, if you hold the information, I would also like an indication for each playpark as to whether it contains any accessible play equipment. Where possible, I would appreciate if this could indicate the type of accessible play equipment present e.g. accessible roundabout; high-back/adaptive swing; wheelchair swing; sensory play equipment.

Response:

Please see spreadsheet detailing our council owned playparks.

In addition a separate table shows which of these parks have accessible play equipment present.

Please be aware that the Council holds the copyright, where applicable, for the information provided and it may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material not being used in a misleading context. The source of the material must be acknowledged as Dumfries and Galloway Council and the title of the document must be included when being reproduced as part of another publication or service.

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FOI Unit
Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Hello,

That's excellent, thank you very much for your help.

Yours sincerely,

Mr Rutherford

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