Waiting lists for allotments

Margaret Campbell made this Freedom of Information request to South Northamptonshire District Council

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From: Margaret Campbell

2 January 2011

Dear South Northamptonshire District Council,

Please would you acknowledge this request.

As of January 2011, please could you tell me:

1) How many allotment sites are there in South Northamptonshire for
which the Council has access to waiting list data?

2) What is the total number of plots on these sites?

3) What is the total number of people on waiting lists for these
sites?

4) Are any of these waiting lists closed to further applications?

5) How many new council allotment sites were brought into use in
2010? Please give:
a) number of new sites
b) names of new sites
c) total area of new land in hectares
d) total number of new plots

Yours faithfully,

Margaret Campbell

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From: Admin, CCC
South Northamptonshire District Council

4 January 2011

Thank you for your enquiry which I acknowledge receipt of today. I have
forwarded your e-mail to the relevant Department who will respond to you
directly on this matter.

Kind Regards,

Customer Service Centre

South Northamptonshire Council

01327 322322

South Northamptonshire Council, Service Standards. We will respond to
customers' letters, e-mails and faxes within 10 working days.

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From: Mansell, Lisa
South Northamptonshire District Council

6 January 2011

Dear Sir/Madam,

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Please find below the response to your request under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act.

. We do not have any formal allotments.

. We have a couple of small bits of ground which are let short
term pending other uses, but we do not retain a waiting list.

. Parish Councils and Allotment Associations run most.
Parish/Town Clerks will be able to provide information.

If you are dissatisfied with this response to your request you can seek a
review of it by writing to Jean Morgan, Chief Executive, at this address.
If you pursue such a review and remain dissatisfied with the Council's
response you would then be able to appeal to the Information Commissioner,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Kind Regards,

Lisa

Lisa Mansell

LLPG Custodian

South Northamptonshire Council

Springfields

Towcester

NN12 6AE

01327 322187

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From: Margaret Campbell

6 January 2011

Dear Lisa Mansell,

Many thanks for such a prompt response.

Yours sincerely,

Margaret Campbell

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From: Mansell, Lisa
South Northamptonshire District Council

6 January 2011

Dear Margaret Campbell,

Thank you for your positive feedback, I'm pleased we were able to help.

Kind regards,
Lisa

Lisa Mansell
LLPG Custodian
South Northamptonshire Council
Springfields
Towcester
NN12 6AE
01327 322187

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