Park Provision

Mrs Karen McLaughlin made this Freedom of Information request to Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Mrs Karen McLaughlin

Dear Stockport Borough Council,

Dear Sir or Madam,

As of June 2010, please could you tell me:

How many Parks (Municipal and Country / Estates) are there in the Council area?

For each park please provide the following information:
1. Address / Location
2. Size in hectares
3. Attractions / Facilities in the park
4. Is the park owned by the council or leased to the council
If leased please state the owner and lease terms
5. Is the park leased to another organisation
If yes please state the organisation and lease terms
6. Provide details of any ‘Friends’ groups linked to the park including contact details
7. Provide details of any grants allocated to the park over the past 3 years including granting organisation, grant value and purpose of the grant
8. Provide a financial summary for each park for the 2008/2009 year. If this is not possible provide a financial summary for the whole of the Parks / Estates department. This summary should provide the information typically found within a P&L statement e.g. general expenditure, capital spend, staff costs, etc.
9. Provide number of employees for each park
10. Provide total number of employees within the parks/ estates department

Yours faithfully,
Karen Mclaughlin

FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Yours sincerely,
Kate McDonagh
Information Services Team

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FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mrs McLaughlin,

I am writing in response to your request for information (Ref 3017)
regarding Park Provision.

Please find attached the Council's response. If you open the FOI
REQUEST LIST document first it will explain where the information is in
the other documents.

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Yours sincerely,
Kate McDonagh
Information Services Team

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