Stonehenge -visitors statistics

Yana Beliakova made this Freedom of Information request to Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England

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Dear Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England,

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

Could you please supply me with information regarding the visitors'
flow at Stonehenge?

Here's the information I need:

- the number of visitors hour per hour (or time slot per time slot, whichever is available). A sample of two months' data will be enough, any months of year 2014 or 2015, including August if possible.

- the number of visitors per day (a sample of two months' data will be enough, any months of year 2014 or 2015).

- the total number of visitors per month for the year 2014.

No personal information needed, just the number of visitors per hour/per day.

I would be grateful if you could supply this information in the form of Excel file.

Yours faithfully,

Yana Beliakova

Maddison, Laura, Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England

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(Our ref. 15/1176)

 

Dear Ms Beliakova,

 

Stonehenge Visitor Statistics

 

Thank you for your request sent on the 21 May 2015.  You have asked for
the following information relating to visitor figures for Stonehenge :-

-       The number of visitors hour per hour (or time slot per time slot,
whichever is available).  A sample of two months data will be enough, any
months of year 2014 or 2015 including August if possible.

-       The Number of visitors per day (a sample of two months data will
be enough, any months of year 2014 or 2015).

-       The total number of visitors per month for the year 2014.

You have asked for this information to be supplied as an Excel file.

 

Your request will be considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
/ Environmental Information Regulations 2004.  We will be writing to you
within the statutory 20 working day timeframe with a response to your
request.  You will be informed if this is not possible.

 

For information, on the 01 April 2015 English Heritage split into two
organisations: Historic England is a government service championing
England’s heritage and giving expert advice; the English Heritage Trust is
a charity caring for the National Heritage Collection of more than 400
historic properties and their collections.  The Information Rights team
continue to handle requests for both organisations.

 

Details of our review procedure are attached.

 

Yours sincerely,

Laura Maddison

 

Mrs Laura Maddison

Information Rights Officer

Direct Dial: 01793 414537

 

Historic England

Room 1/43

The Engine House

Fire Fly Avenue

Swindon

SN2 2EH

 

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Wilkins, Mark, Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England

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Dear Yana ,

Re: Environmental Information Request – 15/1176

Thank you for your email dated the 21st May 2015. In your email you have requested:

Could you please supply me with information regarding the visitors flow at Stonehenge?

Here's the information I need.

I can confirm that we hold information that falls within the scope of your request and that, under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) I am able to provide you with that information (attached):

- the number of visitors hour per hour (or time slot per time slot, whichever is available). A sample of two months' data will be enough, any months of year 2014 or 2015, including August if possible:


- the number of visitors per day (a sample of two months' data will be enough, any months of year 2014 or 2015):


- the total number of visitors per month for the year 2014:


No personal information needed, just the number of visitors per hour/per day:

I hope that the information I have been able to provide is helpful to you. Details of our review procedure are enclosed.

Please Note: As of Spring 2015, English Heritage has become Historic England, a government service championing England's heritage and giving expert, constructive advice, and the English Heritage Trust, a charity caring for the National Heritage Collection of more than 400 historic properties and their collections.

Yours Sincerely,

Mark Wilkins
INFORMATION RIGHTS OFFICER
IMT
I T 01793 414539
T Historic England | Room 1/43 | The Engine House | Fire Fly Avenue | Swindon | Wiltshire | SN2 2EH
Email: [email address]

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