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Waiting list for Allotments

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Mari-Anne Maskew

Dear Aberdeen City Council,

As of April 2019, please could you share a:

1. List of allotment sites the council owns?
1.1. The total number of plots on site?
1.2 The rental cost of individual plots?
1.3 Does waiting list exists for plots on site?
1.4 If waiting list;
1.4.1 Total number of people on the waiting list?
1.4.2 The approximate waiting time for a plot?

Yours faithfully,
Mari-Anne Maskew

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Ms Maskew,

 

Information enquiry reference EIR-19-0584.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, which we received on 25
April 2019.

 

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is on
or before 24 May 2019.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries in the
meantime.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

Access to Information Officer

 

 

Grant Webster |Access to Information Officer

Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team | Customer Feedback
|Customer

Marischal College |Business Hub 17,  3^rd Floor | Broad Street | Aberdeen
| AB10 1AQ

 

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Dear Ms Maskew,

 

Thank you for your information request of 25 April 2019.  Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the information
requested. Our response is now detailed below.

 

As of April 2019, please could you share a:

 

1.List of allotment sites the council owns?

ACC owns 21 allotment sites, details as follows:

 

Anderson Road = 5 Plots

Bankhead = 31 Plots

Bedford Avenue = 4 Plots

Cattofield = 5 Plots

Cults = 10 Plots

Deeside Railway = 2 Plots

Garthdee Field = 109 Plots

Gray Street = 23 Plots

Greyhope Road = 44 Plots

Hilton Drive = 11 Plots

Holburn Street = 12 Plots

King Street = 8 Plots

Nellfield Place 1 = 6 Plots

Nellfield Place 2 = 5 Plots

Niggfield = 37 Plots

Pitmedden Crescent = 13 Plots

Redmoss = 29 Plots

Sclattie Quarry = 23 Plots

Slopefield = 112 Plots

Smithfield Lane = 16 Plots

Tullos Crescent = 9 Plots

 

1.1. The total number of plots on site?

Please see the response to question above.

 

1.2 The rental cost of individual plots?

The current annual rent for an allotment is as follows:

 

Full Plot = £82.92

¾ Plot    = £62.19

½ Plot    = £41.46

Micro/Mini Plots = £11.85

In addition to the above, there are also a small amount of varying sizes
ranging from: 50m2 – 130m2 = £13.46 - £41.46

 

1.3 Does waiting list exists for plots on site?

Yes, there is a waiting list for plots at all allotment sites.

 

1.4 If waiting list;

1.4.1 Total number of people on the waiting list?

There are 164 people on the ACC waiting list currently.

 

1.4.2 The approximate waiting time for a plot?

The approximate waiting time for a plot, varies between 1 - 3 years.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

As the information which you requested is environmental information, as
defined under Regulation 2(1) of the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations 2004 (the EIRs), ACC considered that it was exempt from
release through FOISA, and must therefore give you notice that we are
refusing  your request under Section 39(2) of FOISA (Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002).  However, you have a separate right to
access the information which you have requested under Regulation 5 of the
EIRs, under which ACC has handled your request. Please refer to the
attached PDF for more information about your rights under the EIRs.

 

We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

[1]ACC_Crest_for Salomeh Kheyri Rad | Access to Information Officer
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Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team |
Customer Feedback |Customer

Marischal College | Business Hub 17 | 3^rd Floor | Broad
Street | Aberdeen | AB10 1AQ

 

Dial: 01224 522166

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Facebook.com/AberdeenCC

 

 

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