FOI 6-23: Outdoor gym equipment on the Stormont Estate

Information Standards Freedom of Information Response

Our Ref: FOI 6-23

20 April 2023

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”)

I am writing to confirm that the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission (Assembly Commission) has processed your request dated 7 April 2023 in line with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In your request, you asked:

“Please can you provide the total cost to install the outdoor gym on the Stormont grounds close to the Upper Newtownards Road entrance?

Please can you outline what money was used to pay for the outdoor gym and provide the business case for installing the gym on the grounds of Stormont?”


The Assembly Commission does not hold information in relation to your request.

In order to provide advice and assistance under section 16 of the FOIA, you may wish to make an FOI request to the Department of Finance directly at The Stormont Estate is managed by the Department of Finance.

You have the right to request a formal review by the Assembly Commission and if you wish to do so, please write to me at the above address. If after such an internal review you are still unhappy with the response, you may appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF which will undertake an independent review.

The Assembly Commission may publish details of your FOI request and its official response within the organisational disclosure log. The request will be completely anonymised and you will not be identified in any way. This is to meet the requirements as laid out by in the agreed publication scheme with the Information Commissioners’ Office.

Yours sincerely


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