Freedom of information request response - 05879

FOI request

FOI ID number
Property guardians and security

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to know the following:

  1. In the last 5 years, has the council had any arrangements or contracts with so-called "property guardian" schemes (private security arrangements which place tenants into disused buildings to act as live-in security guardians)?

  2. If yes, please provide:

    1. The name of the company
    2. The years in which each contract were active
    3. The amount spent by the council on each contract
    4. The amount earned by the council on each contract
    5. The number of property guardians living in council-owned buildings, per year, for the last five years.

  3. I would also like to know, for each building in which guardian arrangements were made:

    1. The postcode
    2. The building type (eg residential, commercial)
    3. The street address

Our response


Eden District Council has had never had arrangements or contracts with any property guardian schemes.

Response date
29 January 2019