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Freedom of Information

Published on 11 March 2020

Ref: FOI/20029


West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 2nd March 2020

Please find below a summary of our findings.


As part of our due diligence we will be contacting you on an annual basis to find out if any lift entrapment’s have involved you attending the below site that we manage:

Garden Square East, Dickens Heath, B90 1GH (3 blocks with a lift in each – 1-12 Sissinghurst Court/ 1-20 Waddesdon House & 1-6 Broughton Court


We carried extensive searches and have no incidents of lifts entrapment’s record for the past 3 years.  I have utilised all address and postcode combinations and can only find one incident that was a false alarm (equipment) on 01/10/2019.

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

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