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Current lease holder for the former Pelamis building, Edinburgh: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
31 Jan 2019
Current lease holder for the former Pelamis building, Edinburgh: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/00069  
Date received: 7 January 2019
Date responded: 25 January 2019
 
Information requested
 
Is the Scottish Government, any of its ministries or agencies including but not limited to Scottish Enterprise, Creative Scotland, Scottish Futures Trust currently the lease holder for the former Pelamis building, sited at 31 Bath Road, Edinburgh EH6 7A.

Is the Scottish Government or any of its ministries or agencies paying the lease on the aforementioned building.

If it is the case that this lease is being met by a publicly funded body, when was the leasing arrangement commenced and under what circumstance.
 
Response
 
While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. The reasons why we don’t have the information are explained below.

I can confirm that the Scottish Government is not the lease holder of the former Pelamis building, sited at 31 Bath Road, Edinburgh, EH6 7A.

Screen Scotland, which is the dedicated screen unit within Creative Scotland, launched a tender process on 7 December inviting proposals from private developers to lease, refurbish and operate a production facility at the above address. Any FOI request about this process should be directed to Creative Scotland via the following mailbox: Communications@creativescotland.com
 
Reasons for not providing information
 
The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because the Scottish Government is not responsible for the subject. The appropriate body is Creative Scotland who can be contacted via Communications@creativescotland.com
This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.
 
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