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Aerial photography

FOI16731 – Request for information


Thank you for your email of 20 December 2016, requesting information from Ordnance Survey in accordance with the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) 2000:

Any aerial photography that you hold covering xxxxxxx xxxxxxx, xxxxxxxx xxxx, xxxxxxxxx, South Staffordshire, xxxx xxx within the last five years. It is required to establish if there has been an unauthorised change of use of land.

The grid reference is: E: xxxxxx.xx N:xxxxxx.xx metres.

I have attached a map of the area required [withheld].

Our response

I confirm that Ordnance Survey does hold the information you have requested and the imagery has been sent to you in the post today.

I can advise that the imagery supplied to you, which is dated 16 April 2014, is the only imagery held by Ordnance Survey for this location over the five year period requested.

Please note the publication you have requested is subject to crown copyright. Therefore, you may not reproduce, distribute or publish it without Ordnance Survey’s express permission. This restriction does not apply to reasonable use for your own non-commercial research purposes, private study, or any other uses permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Internal review

Your enquiry has been processed according to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000. If you are unhappy with our response, you may request an internal review with our FOI Internal Review Officer, by contacting them as follows:

FOI Internal Review Officer
Customer Service Centre
Ordnance Survey
Adanac Drive
SO16 0AS

Email: foi@os.uk

Please include the reference number above. You may request an internal review where you believe Ordnance Survey has:

  • Failed to respond to your request within the time limits (normally 20 working days)
  • Failed to tell you whether or not we hold the information
  • Failed to provide the information you have requested
  • Failed to explain the reasons for refusing a request
  • Failed to correctly apply an exemption or exception

The FOI Internal Review Officer will not have been involved in the original decision. They will conduct an independent internal review and will inform you of the outcome of the review normally within 20 working days, but exceptionally within 40 working days, in line with the Information Commissioner’s guidance.

The FOI Internal Review Officer will either: uphold the original decision, provide an additional explanation of the exemption/s applied or release further information, if it is considered appropriate to do so.

Appeal to Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)
If, following the outcome of the internal review you remain unhappy with our response, you may raise an appeal with the Information Commissioner’s Office at:

The Case Reception Unit
Customer Service Team
The Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Email: mail@ico.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone helpline: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745 for advice, Monday to Friday.

Thank you for your enquiry.

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