Dear Aberdeen City Council,

I’m currently in the process of compiling local authority information of addresses where non-traditional methods have been used.

Several mass building projects for local authority houses were constructed using prefabricated or in-situ techniques such as concrete or steel and often had trade names such as Reema, Wates, Cornish etc. These are both pre and post war. Some of these types were subject to further investigation under the Housing Act 1985.

I would be grateful if you could forward and information you hold of information relating to such dwellings in your local authority. Even if the information is limited it would be of great use. Some local authorities have provided lists showing the road, number and type to assist with identification.

Yours faithfully,

Steven Lees, BSc(Hons), MRICS

Yours faithfully,

Steven Lees

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Mr Lees,

 

Information enquiry reference EIR-17-0342.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, which we received on 27
February 2017.   

 

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is on
or before 27 March 2017.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries in the
meantime.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

Information Compliance Officer

 

 

Information Compliance Team
Communications and Promotion
Office of Chief Executive
Aberdeen City Council
3rd Floor North

Business Hub 17
Marischal College
Broad Street
ABERDEEN AB10 1AQ

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Dear Mr Lees,

 

Thank you for your information request of 27 February 2017.  Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the information
requested.

 

I’m currently in the process of compiling local authority information of
addresses where non-traditional methods have been used.

 

Several mass building projects for local authority houses were constructed
using prefabricated or in-situ techniques such as concrete or steel and
often had trade names such as Reema, Wates, Cornish etc.  These are both
pre and post war. Some of these types were subject to further
investigation under the Housing Act 1985.

 

I would be grateful if you could forward any information you hold of
information relating to such dwellings in your local authority. Even if
the information is limited it would be of great use. Some local
authorities have provided lists showing the road, number and type to
assist with identification.

Please see attached.

 

We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

Information Compliance Officer

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

As the information which you requested is environmental information, as
defined under Regulation 2(1) of the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations 2004 (the EIRs), ACC considered that it was exempt from
release through FOISA, and must therefore give you notice that we are
refusing  your request under Section 39(2) of FOISA (Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002).  However, you have a separate right to
access the information which you have requested under Regulation 5 of the
EIRs, under which ACC has handled your request. Please refer to the
attached PDF for more information about your rights under the EIRs.

 

 

Information Compliance Team
Communications and Promotion
Office of Chief Executive
Aberdeen City Council
3rd Floor North

Business Hub 17
Marischal College
Broad Street
ABERDEEN AB10 1AQ

[1][Aberdeen City Council request email]
01224 523827/523602

Tel 03000 200 292

 

*03000 numbers are free to call if you have ‘free minutes’ included in
your mobile call plan.

Calls from BT landlines will be charged at the local call rate of 10.24p
per minute (the same as 01224s).

[2]www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

 

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