Waiting lists for allotments

Margaret Campbell made this Freedom of Information request to Uttlesford District Council

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From: Margaret Campbell

3 January 2011

Dear Uttlesford 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 Uttlesford 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: Linda Dobson
Uttlesford District Council

4 January 2011

Dear Ms Campbell

I acknowledge your request for information received on 3 January 2011.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information
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Yours sincerely

Linda Dobson
PA to Directors
Uttlesford District Council
London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4ER
Direct Line: +44 (0) 1799 510616
Email: [email address]
Website: www.uttlesford.gov.uk

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From: Linda Dobson
Uttlesford District Council

6 January 2011

Dear Ms Campbell

Your request for information has now been considered and the information
requested is shown below:

1) 8
2) Radwinter Road Saffron Walden - 12
Birdbush Avenue South - 5
Birdbush Avenue North - 4
Peaslands Road - 16
Rowntree Way - 2
Petlands - 4
Laws Close - 7
Magdalen Green, Thaxted - 3
3) 70
4) No
5) There have been no new sites brought into use in 2010.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further queries or
concerns.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your enquiry then please
contact the Council's Monitoring Officer Mr Michael Perry on
[email address]. Mr Perry will investigate your complaint and
inform you of his decision. If you are not satisfied with the outcome of
Mr Perry's investigations you may ask the Chief Executive Mr John
Mitchell to review his investigation and findings. Mr Mitchell may also
be contacted at these offices or on [email address]. If you
are do not accept Mr Mitchell's findings you have a right of appeal to
the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire
SH9 5AF Telephone: 01625 545 700 www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Linda Dobson
PA to Directors
Uttlesford District Council
London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4ER
Direct Line: +44 (0) 1799 510616
Email: [email address]
Website: www.uttlesford.gov.uk

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From: Margaret Campbell

6 January 2011

Dear Linda Dobson,

Thank you for such a prompt response.

Yours sincerely,

Margaret Campbell

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