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Abandoned vehicles (FOI)

Abandoned vehicles (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 15 March 2018.


Please kindly provide the number of vehicles abandoned over the past five years, broken down by year. For each year, please also provide the amount spent by the States on removing these vehicles. If possible, please also indicate which areas / parishes the abandoned vehicles were located.


The information requested is not held by all States of Jersey departments in a format that would enable a composite response to be provided.

Please see information below which is held:

Department for Infrastructure Car Parks

​Abandoned Vehicle​20132014​2015​2016​2017​
​St Brelade​18​2​4​2​
​St Helier​1313​8​11​11​
​St John​00​0​2​0​
​St Lawrence​22​0​0​1​
​St Martin​00​0​0​​1
​St Ouen​10​1​5​0​
​St Peter​11​2​3​3​
​St Saviour​0​00​​02​
​Total cost to remove£1,330.00​​£1,750.00​£910.00​£2,030.00​£1,470.00

States of Jersey Police *

​Abandoned Vehicle​20132014​2015​2016​2017​
​St Brelade​4​0​1​3​1
​St Clement​2​0​3​2​1
St Helier​15​12​10​10​7
​St John​00​0​0​0​
​St Lawrence​1​2​2​1​2
​St Martin​01​2​0​0​
​St Mary​01​1​0​0​
​St Ouen​21​0​0​0​
​St Peter​12​5​​0​0
​St Saviour​3​4​7​0​1

* These figures may be duplicated within data from other States of Jersey Departments or within data that may be available from the Parishes.

States of Jersey Police do not record the cost of removal of abandoned vehicles on a per vehicle basis as vehicles recorded as abandoned by the States of Jersey Police may be removed by other Departments / entities.

Health & Social Services Department

​Abandoned Vehicle ​20132014​2015​2016​2017​
​St Peter​90​16​0​3​
​St Saviour​100​8​1​2​
​Postage Amount **​£49.97​0​£63.12​£2.63 ​£13.15
​Removal Amount ​0​0​00​​£140.00
​Total cost to remove​£49.97​0​£63.12 ​£2.63  ​£153.15

** Letters are sent to the registered keeper, by recorded delivery, advising the car must be removed.

Education Department

​Abandoned Vehicle​Date Unknown ​2014​20152016​2017​
​St Brelade​0​0​0​1​0
​St Clement ​2​0​0​0​0
​St Saviour​1​0​0​0​1
​Total cost to remove​Unknown ​0​0​£35.00 ​£39.00


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