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24 March 2016 – 1261.2015-16 – Freedom of information request – Refurbishment costs of the OPCC in Harrogate


  1. Total refurbishment costs of the North Yorkshire Police Commissioners office in Harrogate
  2. The costs of refurbishing the bathroom/ toilets in the office
  3. The date of the refurbishment of the bathroom/ toilets


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  1. In relation to office refurbishment costs, the OPCC moved to Granby Road in July 2013, however the rental agreement ended on the previous property in Melmerby in August 2013.

The large majority of IT equipment used by the OPCC, excepting 4 monitors and desktops, was inherited from North Yorkshire Police. Any additional equipment that has been purchased is itemised on the PCC website at:

No carpets or blinds were purchased following the move to Granby Road. Some of the furniture was from existing North Yorkshire Police stock, with other items recycled from the previous occupants of the building. Any decorating costs are included in the below figures.

Refurbishment Type Cost
Reactive Maintenance £1,111.96
Trade Waste £217.50
Cost of Cutting Keys £30.00
Key Cabinet £89.00
IT equipment £596.96
Total £2045.42

There is no information held to answer this part of your request. This is because there have been no refurbishments of the toilets/bathroom facilities at the OPCC.