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Removal of the granite arch from 70-72 Esplanade (FOI)

Removal of the granite arch from 70-72 Esplanade (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 19 March 2018.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


In regards to the Norman granite arch that formerly stood on 70-72 Esplanade, as part of the Planning permit in 2014 it was not to be taken down until a future use for it was in place, who gave the authority for it to be dismantled and what was the agreed planned future of the arch?

What are the current stipulations and, or plans from the Planning Department for the protection, further use, and timescale in regards to this once listed arch?


The Planning Department can confirm that they hold the information you are seeking. However, the information is exempt under Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 as the information is already accessible to you and can be accessed through the following link:

Gaspe House (FOI)

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Article 23 – Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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