Dear University of Sunderland,

I would be grateful if you could provide me with the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:
1. Full list of sweepers owned/leased by the University (4tonne GVW and under) including make, model and volume of machines
2. (If owned) Year purchased & when the University are looking to renew their fleet of sweepers
3. (If leased) Lease start & end date (month and year would suffice)
4. If leased does this include a maintenance plan
5. Does the University carry out street/footway cleansing across the campus in-house or is this contracted out?
6. (If contracted out) who is the contractor responsible for the cleansing duties?
7. Contact details for the person(s) responsible for managing the fleet and street cleansing at the university. Can you please include Full name, email address and contact number.
8. (If contracted out) Please can you provide the point of contact for the cleansing contractor. Can you please include Full name, email address and contact number.
I look forward to receiving your response.

Yours faithfully,

Robin Robinson

Sunfoi sunfoi, University of Sunderland

Dear Robin Robinson

Thank you for your request for information which was received at the University on 17 May 2022.

Your request is being processed under the Freedom of Information Act and the University will respond in due course.

Best wishes
Kate O’Neill

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Sunfoi sunfoi, University of Sunderland

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Dear Robin Robinson

Reference Number: FOI2122/05/15

I refer to your Freedom of Information request received on 17 May 2022.

Your request for information under the above legislation has now been considered. Please see response attached.

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