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Lifts

Requested on
Wed 26th March, 2014
Reference
FOI 4148
Resolution
Information provided

Question

We are carrying out some research and would like to request the following information, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act:

How many lifts are managed by the council (including all passenger lifts, platform lifts, goods only lifts, dumb waiters etc)?
Do the lifts have a comprehensive (including maintenance visits, parts and labour included) or basic (maintenance visits only included, all call outs / repairs charged additionally) maintenance contract?
How much is the annual maintenance cost per lift (e.g. ‘headline’ cost on last tender quote)?
a) How much in addition to contract (i.e. question 3, above) is spent per year (i.e. call outs due to misuse etc)?
b) How much in addition to contract is spent per annum on major works such as installations and refurbishments?
When is the current contract due for renewal?

Answer

1. How many lifts are managed by the council (including all passenger lifts, platform lifts, goods only lifts, dumb waiters etc)?
a) 6 lifts at commercial properties managed by CBC
b) 4 various size lifts at the Town Hall
c) 2 lifts at Beehive Lane Car park
2. Do the lifts have a comprehensive (including maintenance visits, parts and labour included) or basic (maintenance visits only included, all call outs / repairs charged additionally) maintenance contract?
a and b )Basic cover to all lifts, 4 maintenance visits per year – repairs chargeable
c) Comprehensive cover  to all lifts, 4 maintenance visits per year –  repairs not covered if vandalism.
3. How much is the annual maintenance cost per lift (e.g. ‘headline’ cost on last tender quote)?
a) £166 per annum per lift
b) From £39.75 up to £145.86 depending on size of lift
c) £4800
4. a) How much in addition to contract (i.e. question 3, above) is spent per year (i.e. call outs due to misuse etc)?
a and b) nil
c) £ 2,500.00 – last year
b) How much in addition to contract is spent per annum on major works such as installations and refurbishments?
all) none in previous year
5. When is the current contract due for renewal?
a and b) All contracts are annual
c) 3 yearly contract, due for renewal this year.

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