Street Cleansing Fleet

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Dear Northumberland County Council,

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 council (under 4tonne GVW) including make and model
2. (if leased) Lease start & end date (month and year would suffice)
3. (If owned) Year purchased & when the council are looking to renew their fleet of sweepers
4. Does the council carry out street cleansing duties in-house or is this contracted out?
5. (If contracted out) who is the contractor responsible for street cleansing duties?
6. Contact details for the person(s) responsible for managing the fleet and street cleansing within the council

I look forward to receiving your response.

Yours faithfully,

Aimee Hampson

Northumberland County Council

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Dear Enquirer,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to sweepers. 

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Q.1 Full list of sweepers owned/leased by the council (under 4tonne GVW)
including make and model

Location Fleet Reg Type Make Model GWV Owned/Leased Replacement First
Due Registered
Berwick FY1063 YK68OSN Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 31/10/2023 01/10/2018
Tonne VEHICLE
Alnwick FY0675 NK15KND Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 01/03/2020 01/03/2015
Tonne VEHICLE
Alnwick FY0798 NK15KVH Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 06/07/2020 01/06/2015
Tonne VEHICLE
Blyth FY0562 NK14LXU Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 01/06/2019 01/05/2014
Tonne VEHICLE
Blyth FY0561 NK14LYR Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 01/06/2019 01/05/2014
Tonne VEHICLE
Blyth FY0796 NK15KUA Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 30/06/2020 01/06/2015
Tonne VEHICLE
Stakeford FY0560 NK14LXV Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 01/06/2019 01/05/2014
Tonne VEHICLE
Stakeford FY0797 NK15KWC Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 13/07/2020 01/06/2015
Tonne VEHICLE
Stakeford FY1062 YK68OSP Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 31/10/2023 01/10/2018
Tonne VEHICLE
Hexham FY1051 NK18EVV Sweeper HAKO CM1250 2.6 NCC OWNED 01/06/2023 01/06/2018
Tonne VEHICLE
Blyth FY0965 LJ18DZV Sweeper JOHNSTON CX201 4.0 NCC OWNED 30/04/2023 01/03/2018
Tonne VEHICLE
Blyth FY0995 LJ19FOP Sweeper JOHNSTON CX201 4.0 NCC OWNED 30/04/2024 15/04/2019
Tonne VEHICLE

Q.2 (if leased) Lease start & end date (month and year would suffice )
N/A as they are all owned by NCC.
Q.3 (If owned) Year purchased & when the council are looking to renew
their fleet of sweepers
Please see Q1
Q.4 Does the council carry out street cleansing duties in-house or is this
contracted out?
Inhouse
Q.5 (If contracted out) who is the contractor responsible for street
cleansing duties?
N/A
Q.6 Contact details for the person(s) responsible for managing the fleet
and street cleansing within the council
The Council does not disclose the names of individual employees other than
Heads of Service and Directors. 
Greg Gavin, 
[email address]
0345 600 6400

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FOI Coordinator -
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