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Dear Arun District Council,

Please provide me with the following information?

How many units of sheltered accommodation does Arun have? How many of these do not have en suite bathrooms? How many units are occupied? From 2001 to date how much money has been allocated in the housing revenue account for investment in the sheltered housing stock, how much has actually been spent and how has it been spent? Please break down the spend into specific projects completed and the location of each? Please outline the proposed spend on sheltered housing investment for the forthcoming financial year 2021/22 and on what projects and where? Please supply the latest strategy document on managing the Arun sheltered housing stock outlining the principles and objectives underpinning investment decisions and setting out how residents are engaged in the process.

Yours faithfully,

Derrick Chester

Infomanagement, Arun District Council

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Dear Mr Chester,

 

We are emailing with regard to your information request received on 18
February 2021 as attached.

 

The Council is currently working on the response to your request and this
will be forwarded to you at the earliest opportunity or by the 1 April
2021.

 

We must apologise for not despatching the Council’s response to you within
the 20-working day deadline and thank you for your patience.

 

Your sincerely,

 

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Dear Mr Chester

 

Following on from the email attached.

 

Please be advised that we are still awaiting information to enable a
response to be given to your request due to a member of staff being called
away to a personal Emergency.

 

Please accept our apologies that the Council is unable to meet your
extended deadline of 1 April 2021 however, please be assured that we are
hoping to respond by the end of 9 April 2021.

 

We thank you for your patience.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

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Arun District Council

 

 

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Dear Mr Chester

 

Thank you for your Information Request received on 18 February 2021. We
apologise for the delay.

 

REQUEST:

 

 1. How many units of sheltered accommodation does Arun have?

 

 2. How many of these do not have en suite bathrooms?

 

 3. How many units are occupied?

 

 4. From 2001 to date how much money has been allocated in the housing
revenue account for investment in the sheltered housing stock, how
much has actually been spent  and how has it been spent?

 

 5. Please break down the spend into specific projects completed and the
location of each?

 

 6. Please outline the proposed spend on sheltered housing investment for
the forthcoming financial year 2021/22 and on what projects and where?

 

 7. Please supply the latest strategy document on managing the Arun
sheltered housing stock outlining the principles and objectives
underpinning investment decisions and setting out how residents are
engaged in the process.

 

RESPONSE:

 

 1. 666

 

 2. 666

 

 3. 624 as at 31.3.21

 

 4. From 2019/20 £6m was specifically allocated for sheltered housing. 
 The purpose of the funding is to undertake a review of all sheltered
schemes and subsequent investment/development works identified by the
review

 

 5. Please see attached pdf file.

 

 6. Circa £500k for fire safety works, planned works, lift refurbishment
and plant room works across various schemes

 

 7. There is no strategy document as such.  Once the review of sheltered
housing has been completed this will inform future investment
decisions and rationale for these decisions.  Resident engagement will
take place as part of the process.  Existing decisions are made in
accordance with planned programme works.

 

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way your request for information has been
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within the next two months, to the Information Management Team at: Arun
District Council, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West
Sussex, BN17 5LF (email [1][Arun District Council request email]).

 

If, having exhausted our review procedure, you remain dissatisfied with
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Yours sincerely,

 

 

Information Management Team

Arun District Council

 

 

 

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Derrick Chester

Dear Infomanagement,

Many thanks for your reply. Could I please ask for clarification on answers one and two. 666 units of sheltered accommodation and 666 units with en suite facilities. I understand some do not? At Flax Mean for example. Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Derrick Chester

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Dear Mr Chester

 

Thank you for your reply back regarding Information Request Feb21_58.

 

REPLY BACK

 

Could I please ask for clarification on answers one and two.

 

666 units of sheltered accommodation and 666 units with en suite
facilities.

 

I understand some do not? At Flax Mean for example. Many thanks.

 

 

RESPONSE:

 

Arun District Council’s Housing department confirms the following:

 

None of our sheltered schemes have ensuite bathrooms.  An ensuite
bathroom is next to a bedroom and can only be reached by a door in the
bedroom

 

In relation to Flaxmean, none of the flats have ensuite bathrooms.  5
flats have self-contained bathroom/shower facilities, 16 flats do not have
individual bath/shower facilities within the flats.

 

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

 

Information Management Team

Arun District Council

 

 

 

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Dear Infomanagement,

Hi, thank you so I used the wrong phrase. Sorry about that. Finally, please tell me how many of the 666 sheltered accommodation homes do not have a self contained bathroom. Many thanks, Derrick.

Yours sincerely,

Derrick Chester

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Dear Mr Chester

 

Just to confirm your email attached will be a new request under Apr21_14,
we will respond in due course.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

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Dear Derrick Chester

 

Thank you for your Information Request received on 12Aapril 2021.

 

REQUEST:

 

1. Please tell me how many of the 666 sheltered accommodation homes do not
have a self-contained bathroom.

 

RESPONSE:

 

1. 16

 

 

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way your request for information has been
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District Council, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West
Sussex, BN17 5LF (email [1][Arun District Council request email]).

 

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Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF (telephone: 0303
123 1113; website [2]www.ico.org.uk).  There is no charge for making an
appeal.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Information Management Team

Arun District Council

 

 

 

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