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Empty Council Properties

Requested on
Fri 4th February, 2011
Reference
FOI 1145
Resolution
Information provided

Question

The name and/or address and/or type (commercial/residential) of each council-owned abandoned/empty/vacant building that has been empty for more than six months as of end of November 2010.

And for each:

-The number of years the building has been empty.

-Where applicable, the amount of money per quarter OR year spent maintaining and/or leasing the building (please specify the nature of the costs).

Answer

Attached is a spreadsheet showing all empty residential  Council properties.   Addresses for houses and flats in sheltered complexes have been grouped to protect those residents who maybe vulnerable.

There is only one commercial  Council owned property, which had been empty for more than 6 months.  Burgess Building, Granby Street, Loughborough   has been empty for 10 years.  Annual costs for securing this property are approximately £200.

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