Residential Property

S Evans made this Freedom of Information request to Wolverhampton City Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Wolverhampton City Council should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Wolverhampton City Council,

“By full address (i.e. house number/name & full postcode area), can you please provide the following data for all residential properties within your respective district area in an spreadsheet format (Excel etc)?

- Property Type (House, Flat etc)
- Property Style (Detached, Semi Detached etc)
- Number of Bedrooms
- If a flat, how many storeys? (Where Applicable)
- If a flat, what cladding was used? (Where applicable)
- Date of Construction
- If property is of Non-Traditional construction (Where applicable i.e. Wimpey No Fines, Airey)
- If any property is Non-Traditional construction, has a repair certificate been issued and if so what was the data of issue? (Where Applicable)
- If the property is ex-Local Authority (Where applicable)

Yours faithfully,

S Evans

FOI, Wolverhampton City Council

Dear S Evans,

The Council wants to be as open as possible in answering requests, and to help people obtain the information they are looking for.

In this case, we have been asked to contact you by the department responding to clarify your questions. You asked:

“By full address (i.e. house number/name & full postcode area), can you please provide the following data for all residential properties within your respective district area in an spreadsheet format (Excel etc)?

- Property Type (House, Flat etc)
- Property Style (Detached, Semi Detached etc)
- Number of Bedrooms
- If a flat, how many storeys? (Where Applicable)
- If a flat, what cladding was used? (Where applicable)
- Date of Construction
- If property is of Non-Traditional construction (Where applicable i.e. Wimpey No Fines, Airey)
- If any property is Non-Traditional construction, has a repair certificate been issued and if so what was the data of issue? (Where Applicable)
- If the property is ex-Local Authority (Where applicable)

Please confirm if you are asking about Local Authority housing? We will not hold this information in relation to private residential housing, as we do not collate it.

The total days taken to respond will be added to the deadline, if we do not hear from you in 90 days, we will consider the matter closed.

Yours sincerely,

Catherine Allin
Information Governance Assistant
Tel. Office: 01902 554498
E-mail: [email address]
Secure Email:[email address]
City Of Wolverhampton Council

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Dear FOI,

Yes I can confirm that its local authority housing we are looking for.

Yours sincerely,

S Evans

FOI, Wolverhampton City Council

I am writing in regards to the Freedom of Information request we received on 20th June 2018.

Your request will be dealt with as quickly as possible, and a final response should be sent to you within 20 working days of receipt.

If you wish to enquire about the progress of your request, then please do not hesitate to contact us, quoting the reference number, in the heading above.

Yours sincerely,

Catherine Allin
Information Governance Assistant
Tel. Office: 01902 554498
E-mail: [email address]
Secure Email:[email address]
City Of Wolverhampton Council

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Richard Jones, Wolverhampton City Council

Dear Mr Evans

Thank you for your FOI request

Having reviewed your request, We can confirm that we do hold the information you require, However as it is recorded across a number of systems we have been advised that it would take approximately 24 hours to extract & cross reference and ensure the accuracy of the information before we are able to put it into a format in which we are able to disclose to you. This would exceed the appropriate time limit as defined within the act.

Section 12(1) of the FOIA is a provision which allows a public authority to refuse to comply with a request for information where the cost of compliance is estimated to exceed a set limit known as the appropriate limit. The time limit is defined as 18 hours. As such this acts as a refusal notice under section 12(1) of the FOIA.

If you are not happy with how we handled your request you can ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted, in writing, detailing your concerns, within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original letter and should be addressed to:

Information Governance Team
City of Wolverhampton Council
Civic Centre
St Peter’s Square
Wolverhampton
WV1 1SH

E-mail: [Wolverhampton City Council request email]

Under section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, you also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner. However, the Information Commissioner is unlikely to consider a complaint from you unless you have first attempted to resolve the matter through our internal review procedure. The Information Commissioner's details are:

The Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

0303 123 1113

http://ico.org.uk/complaints/getting/com...

Yours sincerely,

Richard Jones
Information Governance Officer
Tel. Office: 01902 553947

E-mail: [email address]
City of Wolverhampton Council

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