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Westfield Common – Registration FOI Request update

FYI – copy of response of FOI request to establish the registration details for Westfield Common

Vanessa Glynn
Woking Borough Council

1 June 2009


Dear Mr Corney,
Thank you for your request for information which has been forwarded to
me by our Customer Services Team.

I am writing to inform you that Surrey County Council are the Commons
Registration Authority for this area. Therefore, your request for
information should be directed to their office.

Their contact details are as follows:

Commons Registration Office
Surrey County Council
Room 137
County Hall
Penrhyn Road
Kingston Upon Thames

Tel: 020 8541 9088
E Mail: [email address]

Yours sincerely,

Vanessa Glynn
Valuation Services
Asset Management
Woking Borough Council


From: Bill Corney [mailto:[FOI #12536 email]] Sent: Thu 28/05/2009 11:54
To: Comments
Subject: Freedom of Information request – Westfield Common – Common Land
Registration Information

Dear Sir or Madam,

As the Commons Registration Authority, for Westfield Common, Woking
(Common Land registration number CL121) I would be grateful if you
could supply the following information:

* Land – A description of the land, who registered it and when the
registration became finally registered.

* Rights – A description of the rights of common, over which area
of the common they are exercisable, the name of the person (the
‘commoner’) who holds those rights, and whether the rights arise by
virtue of a separate land ownership by the commoner (i.e. they
‘attach’ to land).

* Ownership – Details of owners of common land.

Yours faithfully,

William B. Corney


1 Comment

  1. Bill

    Follow up #1 from Surrey County Council

    Surrey County Council

    2 June 2009

    Dear Mr Corney
    Thank you for your email which was addressed to the Freedom of Information

    As the information requested is environmental information, we have
    initially considered your request under the Environmental Information
    Regulations 2004. Under Regulation 6 (1) (b) of the Environmental
    Information Regulations 2004, an authority is not required to make
    information available under the Regulations where the information is
    already publicly available and easily accessible to the applicant in
    another form or format. This information is already reasonably accessible
    to you through the Commons Registration Officer under their standard
    business procedures at the contact address given to you by Woking Borough
    Council. As a result, we have referred your request on to Commons
    Registration Section and they will respond to you direct. If you have any
    queries please contact them on: 0208 541 9088 or via email at
    [email address]

    We supply this information based on your original request. Please do not
    hesitate to contact me at the above address if you have any queries
    regarding the information enclosed. Remember to quote the reference
    number above in any future communications.

    If you are unhappy with the handling of your request for information and
    wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, in the first
    instance you should contact the County Council, quoting your request
    number given above, at:

    Freedom of Information Officer
    Surrey County Council
    Room 134
    County Hall
    Penrhyn Road
    Kingston Upon Thames
    KT1 2DN
    [Surrey County Council request email]

    If you are not satisfied by the County Council?s response to your
    complaint, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for
    a decision. The Information Commissioner will normally expect you to have
    exhausted our complaints procedure. The Information Commissioner can be
    contacted at:

    Information Commissioner?s Office
    Wycliffe House
    Water Lane
    SK9 5AF

    Yours sincerely

    Clare Mackay

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