Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

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 either datazone[1] or cartesian coordinates[2] 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.

You can find a previous FOI response from Dumfries & Galloway Council here [3] which has the sort of information I am looking for in an ideal format. A spreadsheet format could include either Microsoft Excel (.xls, .xlsx) or Comma Separated Variable (.csv) filetypes.

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Alasdair Rutherford

[1] https://data.gov.uk/dataset/ab9f1f20-3b7...
[2] https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/docs/su...
[3] https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/l...

CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Dear Mr Rutherford

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this request an reference of 2019062527000269.  Please use this reference
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CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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Good afternoon,

Re: help desk request (ticket ref [1]2019062527000269)

Thank you for your recent request submitted under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002.  Attached is a list of all Comhairle nan
Eilean Siar Playparks.   The spreadsheet also contains a sheet of those
playparks that are currently maintained as part of our grounds maintenance
contract.  We do not have any specialist accessible play equipment
installed in any of our playparks.

If you are dissatisfied with this response you can request the Comhairle
to review this response to your request for information.  You have 40
working days from the date of receipt of this response in which to lodge
this request for review.  A request for review must be processed in
accordance with Part 1 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002,
must be in writing, describe your original request and explain why you are
dissatisfied.  An application for review should be sent to Legal Services
Manager, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road,
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2BW ([2][email address]).  A
request for review lodged with the Legal Services Manager must be
processed promptly and in any event within 20 working days of receipt.

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Kind regards

FOI Team
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar | Sandwick Road | Stornoway | Isle of Lewis |
HS1 2BW
Email: [Comhairle nan Eilean Siar request email]
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Tel: 0845 600 70 90 (Extension 211222)

25/06/2019 17:50 - Mr Rutherford wrote:
[External Email]

Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

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 either
datazone[1] or cartesian coordinates[2] 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.

You can find a previous FOI response from Dumfries & Galloway Council here
[3]
which has the sort of information I am looking for in an ideal format. A
spreadsheet format could include either Microsoft Excel (.xls, .xlsx) or
Comma
Separated Variable (.csv) filetypes.

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Alasdair Rutherford

[1]
[5]https://data.gov.uk/dataset/ab9f1f20-3b7...
[2]
[6]https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/docs/su...
[3]
[7]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/l...

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