Waking Watches

Reference: 

1054

Request detail: 

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, could you provide details of the following:

1. The number of residential buildings in your authority area where a permanent ‘waking watch’ (fire wardens) are in place to ensure they meet fire safety standards

2. The number of these where the reason for the waking watch relates to concerns about the cladding/external façade of the building

3. The length of time these waking watches have been in place

If the cost/time taken to compile the response breaches FOI rules, can you please answer question 1 only, and then question 2 as well if the rules allow.  

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.  Please see responses below

1. The number of residential buildings in your authority area where a permanent ‘waking watch’ (fire wardens) are in place to ensure they meet fire safety standards – None

2. The number of these where the reason for the waking watch relates to concerns about the cladding/external façade of the building – None

3. The length of time these waking watches have been in place – N/A

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Information Commissioner's Office   

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Wilmslow   

Cheshire  

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Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Monday, 23 November, 2020

Responded: 

Thursday, 3 December, 2020

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