Not Traditional Housing Stock

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Dear North Lanarkshire Council,
I am currently undertaking some research into system-built and other non-traditional houses and flats. I hope to be able to compile a list of such dwellings in a number of boroughs, including Runnymede.

I am particularly, but not exclusively, interested in housing constructed by and for local authority housing departments in the 1940's 50's and 60's, including such types as TWA, Cornish, Reema, BISF and many dozens of other types of prefabricated concrete, steel and timber, and several types of in-situ concrete dwellings. Much of this housing, but by no means all, was designated under the Housing Defects Act 1984 and was subject to various investigations and recommendations by the Building Research Establishment.

Would you please consult your records, including Housing Department and Building Control files, and let me know of any such dwellings in your Borough and including any that may have been sold, transferred or demolished? Any documents that you have may be of interest to me, but particularly those that include street addresses or gazetteers.

Yours faithfully,

Marc Buck

Angelene Kirkpatrick, North Lanarkshire Council

Dear Sir/madam

I acknowledge receipt of your request which is receiving attention.

I shall contact you again when I am in a position to respond more fully to your request.

Yours sincerely

Angelene Kirkpatrick
For Freedom of Information Co-ordinator
North Lanarkshire Council
Civic Centre
Windmillhill Street
Motherwell
ML1 1AB

Working from home
Please contact via email

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Angelene Kirkpatrick, North Lanarkshire Council

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Dear Mr Buck

Request for Information

 

I refer again to your e-mail of 15 November 2022 seeking information in
relation to non‑traditional housing stock.

 

Having investigated, please find attached information in relation to North
Lanarkshire Council’s non-traditional housing stock.

 

I can advise that North Lanarkshire Council, having regard to the
provisions of Section 21 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
2002, has established a procedure whereby any person who has requested
information and is in any way dissatisfied with the decision on that
request, can within forty working days require a review of that decision
by writing to the Head of Legal and Democratic Solutions, Civic Centre,
Windmillhill Street, Motherwell ML1 1AB.  Accordingly, if you are
dissatisfied with this decision and seek such review please write to the
Head of Legal and Democratic Solutions.

 

I would advise, also, that in terms of Section 47 of the Act a person who
is dissatisfied with a notice given by the local authority under Section
21 of the Act - ie. a notice following a review of a decision by a local
authority, or by the failure of a local authority to give such a notice -
may make application to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a
decision as to whether, in any respect specified in that application, the
request for information to which the requirement relates has been dealt
with in accordance with the Act.  Such an application must be made within
six months of the review decision and be in writing or in another form
which, by reason of it having some permanency is capable of being used for
subsequent reference. The application must state the name of the
applicant, and provide an address for correspondence. The application must
also specify the request for information to which the requirement for
review relates, the matter which gave rise to the applicant’s
dissatisfaction with the original decision of the local authority and the
matter which gives rise to the applicant’s dissatisfaction with the
decision on review by the local authority or the failure of the local
authority to issue such a decision.  The Scottish Information Commissioner
can be contacted as follows:-

 

Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St. Andrews

KY16  9DS

email: [1][email address]

 

Appeals to the Scottish Information Commissioner can also be made online
via the following link: -

 

[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

 

I hope this information is sufficient for your purpose.  If, however, you
require further information – or I can assist in any other way – please
let me know.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Angelene Kirkpatrick

For Freedom of Information Co-ordinator

North Lanarkshire Council

Civic Centre

Windmillhill Street

Motherwell

ML1 1AB

 

Working from home

Please contact via email

 

 

 

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