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How to make a request

For Freedom of Information and Environmental Information requests

  • for Freedom of Information you must ask in writing.
  • for Environmental Information you can ask in writing or verbally

In both case you will need to let us know:

  • your real name (name of applicant)
  • an address for us to contact you (for example, email or postal address)
  • detailed description of what you want to know

If you are unable to put your request in writing, please contact us and we will help.

Information Commissioners Office guide on how to access information from a public body

Send requests to foi@southlakeland.gov.uk

Send an FOI request

Send an EIR request

How to ask to see your own information

A request to see your own information is called a Subject Access Request. When asking to see your own information you must provide:

  • your name and address
  • details of the service(s) you are receiving
  • any other information such as date of birth, gender, householder status (eg tenant, owner) you think may help us find your information.  If you have any difficulty with the form, help will be provided. 

You can also contact us if you think any information about you is inaccurate, incomplete, or if you want to change the sort of information about you that we may have collected.

To make a subject access request either:

The Data Protection Officer
South Lakeland District Council
FREEPOST NAT18106
Kendal
LA9 4BR

For further information on any personal data we collect and hold, please visit our data protection pages.

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