Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 became law on 1 January 2005.

The Act does two main things

  • aims to promote greater openness to information held by public authorities, including local authorities. It gives members of the public a general right of access to all types of recorded information
  • requires public authorities to have an approved Publication Scheme which is a means of providing access to information which the Council already publishes.

Please check our Publication Scheme If you cannot find the information you want in our Publication Scheme you can submit a written request to our Information Governance Officer by 

  • by emailing or
  • by posting it to Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, KT15 2AH marked FAO Information Governance Officer.

Please clearly state the information sought and provide your contact details.

Where the information sought relates to matters affecting the Environment  they will processed using the Environmental Information Regulations 2004

We have 20 working days to provide the information once we have received your request.