124 04 24 – Dry Cleaners Prohibition Notice (May 2024)

Date of Request



Good Afternoon

I wish to make a request for information (a copy of notice and/or report) and photographs related to the Prohibition Notice issued by your Fire Safety Team, for Prior Laundry Service, on or around the same day as the fire, related to areas of the property being used as living accommodation.

If I can be of further assistance please contact me.

Kind Regards


Good Morning

Thank you for your request for information, which has been received by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (the Service) and considered under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.

The Service can confirm that a Prohibition Notice was issued on 25 March 2024 and enclose a copy for your information. Other information gathered at the scene is exempt from disclosure under s.30(1)(b) FOIA’

If you have any questions regarding your request, please contact Information Governance and Committee Services on tel: 0345 122 4454 or by e-mail informationrequests@hwfire.org.uk. In any such communication please include the reference number assigned (see Subject).

Should you have any queries regarding the management of your request and wish to make either a complaint or request a review of the information disclosed to you, please do so by using Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service’s complaints system: Comments and Complaints. This must be done within 40 working days of our response to your request. After this date and in line with ICO guidance the Service is not obliged to provide an internal review of your request.

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the internal review, you may appeal the decision by contacting the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF, Tel: 0303 123 1113 (alternatively 01625 545745) or E-mail: casework@ico.org.uk.

Further information on Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service may be viewed at the Service’s website: www.hwfire.org.uk

Thank you for your request for information.

Kind regards

Information Governance Team

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