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FOI 12827

Playground Budgets and Closures

Request

1.Total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:
•2014-15
•2015-16

2.Expected total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:
•2016-17
•2017-18
•2018-19

3.Number of public playgrounds and play facilities closed in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this represents, in each of the following years:
•2014-15
•2015-16

4.Number of public playgrounds and play facilities you expect will close in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this represents, in each of the following years:
•2016-17
•2017-18
•2018-19

5.Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the following years:
•2014-15
•2015-16

6.Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the following years:
•2016-17
•2017-18
•2018-19

7.What is the primary reason for playground closures by your local authority in the last 2 years?

Response

Please see responses to your questions below.

1.Total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:
.2014-15 Total budget for financial year of £108,000 (£100,000 for capital investment and £8,000 for revenue investment)
.2015-16 Total budget for financial year of £108,000 (£100,000 for capital investment and £8,000 for revenue investment)

2.Expected total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:
.2016-17 Total budget expected for financial year of £108,000 (£100,000 for capital investment and £8,000 for revenue investment)
.2017-18 Total budget expected £8,000
.2018-19 Total budget expected £8,000

3.Number of public playgrounds and play facilities closed in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this represents, in each of the following years:
.2014-15 No facilities closed
.2015-16 No facilities closed

4.Number of public playgrounds and play facilities you expect will close in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this represents, in each of the following years:
.2016-17 To be determined following review of play area strategy due in late 2016.
.2017-18 To be determined following review of play area strategy due in late 2016.
.2018-19 To be determined following review of play area strategy due in late 2016.

5.Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the following years:
.2014-15 £8,000 total revenue spend on public play facilities
.2015-16 £8,000 total revenue spend on public play facilities

6.Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the following years:
.2016-17 Anticipated to be £8,000 total revenue for public play facilities
.2017-18 Anticipated to be £8,000 total revenue for public play facilities
.2018-19 Anticipated to be £8,000 total revenue for public play facilities

7.What is the primary reason for playground closures by your local authority in the last 2 years?
The authority has not closed any public play facilities in the last eight financial years.