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Freedom of Information Request

How many council-owned buildings have been inspected to see if reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) panels are present?

Received: 17 December 2019

I am aware that this alert was issued by the Standing Committee on Structural Safety (SCOSS): https://www.structural-safety.org/media/667411/scoss-alert-failure-of-raac-planks.pdf

It advised on the use of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) planks and guidance was given for all buildings with these panels to be inspected and any issues to be addressed.

I am writing for the following information to be disclosed:

* How many council-owned buildings have been inspected to see if reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) panels are present and if there are any issues with them? Please include any educational facilities where the buildings are owned by the council, even if they are not run by the council (ie academies).

* Which buildings have been inspected? Please provide the address and the purpose of the building, eg school, library, community centre, etc.

* For each building that's been inspected please provide the findings ' RAAC present, RAAC not present, awaiting results or any other outcome.

* What action is being taken on each building where RAAC was found?

Please provide the information in an Excel spreadsheet, filetype .xls or .csv if possible.

I understand that under the Act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm via email that you have received this request. If obtaining the information I require is likely to incur a fee, then I would also be grateful if you could warn me about this before proceeding.

My preferred method of receiving the information I require is via email

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (not held) - application/pdf - Download

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