Norstead Place - cattle trough

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Dear Wandsworth Borough Council,

This is a follow up to Freedom of Request 2016/13735.

A letter (dated 4 November 2016) has been sighted which is from the Drinking Fountain Association. This letter states the following – “We did write to the Chief Executive of Wandsworth Council in June last year asking whether the Council had any intention to restore the trough and asking for their view of if it would be used in its present location. The Council replied saying it was no longer under their jurisdiction and was now under the control of Transport for London who agreed to its removal”.

As a result of this letter the following questions/asks are raised:

1. Please provide a copy of the letter which the Drinking Fountain Association sent to the Chief Executive of Wandsworth Council in June last year.
2. Please provide a copy of the response which the Council provided to the Drinking Fountain Association.
3. When did the Council hand control of the cattle trough to Transport for London?
4. Please provide the documentation which ceded control of the cattle trough to Transport for London.

Yours faithfully,

Steve Fannon

Freedom Of Information, Wandsworth Borough Council

Request for Information - 2016/13972 - Norstead Place - Cattle Trough

 

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Steve Fannon

Freedom Of Information, Wandsworth Borough Council

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Request for Information - 2016/13972 - Norstead Place - Cattle Trough

 

I refer to your request for information received on 21/11/2016.  Please
see the information below in response to your request: -

 

A letter (dated 4 November 2016) has been sighted which is from the
Drinking Fountain Association. This letter states the following – “We did
write to the Chief Executive of Wandsworth Council in June last year
asking whether the Council had any intention to restore the trough and
asking for their view of if it would be used in its present location. The
Council replied saying it was no longer under their jurisdiction and was
now under the control of Transport for London who agreed to its removal”.

 

As a result of this letter the following questions/asks are raised:

 

1.            Please provide a copy of the letter which the Drinking
Fountain Association sent to the Chief Executive of Wandsworth Council in
June last year.

 

See attached.

 

Please note that personal information has been redacted from this document
and is exempt from disclosure under Section 40 (2) of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 as disclosure would result in a breach of the first
data protection principle.

 

2.            Please provide a copy of the response which the Council
provided to the Drinking Fountain Association.

 

See attached.

 

Please note that personal information has been redacted from this document
and is exempt from disclosure under Section 40 (2) of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 as disclosure would result in a breach of the first
data protection principle.

 

 

3.         When did the Council hand control of the cattle trough to
Transport for London?

 

The transfer of land and property to Transport for London (TfL)  in its
capacity as highway authority for GLA road was effected under the GLA
Roads and Side Roads(Transfer of Property etc.) Order 2000 (SI 2000/1552)
This order was made by the Secretary of State on 12 June 2000, and came
into force on 3^rd July 2000. The Council acted as agents for TfL up until
April 2001 providing maintenance services on the GLA road network. TfL in
their role as highway authority for the section of highway on which this
particular drinking trough is located includes duties and responsibilities
relating to the maintenance of the drinking trough.

 

4.          Please provide the documentation which ceded control of the
cattle trough to Transport for London.

 

See response to 3 above.

 

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Kirsten Hawkins

FOI and DPA Officer

Customers and Partnerships, Chief Executives Group

Serving Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

 

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