Playground budgets and closures

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Dear Westminster City Council,

I would be grateful if you could provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. Total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:
• 2014-15
• 2015-16

2. Expected total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:
• 2016-17
• 2017-18
• 2018-19

3. Number of public playgrounds and play facilities closed in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this represents, in each of the following years:
• 2014-15
• 2015-16

4. Number of public playgrounds and play facilities you expect will close in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this represents, in each of the following years:
• 2016-17
• 2017-18
• 2018-19

5. Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the following years:
• 2014-15
• 2015-16

6. Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the following years:
• 2016-17
• 2017-18
• 2018-19

7. What is the primary reason for playground closures by your local authority in the last 2 years?

Yours faithfully,

Julie Parmenter
On behalf of the Association of Play Industries (API)

Westminster City Council

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Our reference: 2503233

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Information request
Our reference: 2503233

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Dear Ms Parmenter
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 5
September 2016.
 
Request summary
I would be grateful if you could provide the following information under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. Total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds,
adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:

• 2014-15

• 2015-16

2. Expected total budget for public play facilities (including
playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the
following years:

• 2016-17

• 2017-18

• 2018-19

3. Number of public playgrounds and play facilities closed in your local
authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this
represents, in each of the following years:

• 2014-15

• 2015-16

4. Number of public playgrounds and play facilities you expect will close
in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities
this represents, in each of the following years:

• 2016-17

• 2017-18

• 2018-19

5. Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the
following years:

• 2014-15

• 2015-16

6. Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the
following years:

• 2016-17

• 2017-18

• 2018-19

7. What is the primary reason for playground closures by your local
authority in the last 2 years?
 
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Westminster City Council
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Dear Westminster City Council,

Please respond to this FOI request which is now overdue.

Yours faithfully,

Julie Parmenter

Edward Sweeting, Westminster City Council

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Information request
Our reference: 2503233

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Yours sincerely
 
 
Edward Sweeting
Westminster City Council
Email: [email address]
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