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An aopology from St Modwen: From: Kathryn Edwards <KEdwards@stmodwen.co.uk> Date: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 5:18 PM

Subject: Response from St. Modwen To: Sally Murrer <sally.murrer@jpress.co.uk> - At MK Citizen published last week

Hi Sally, Please see below a response from St. Modwen in respect of your email this afternoon. This should be attributed to a spokesperson for St. Modwen.

Regards, Kathryn Edwards

Response to the Milton Keynes Citizen:St. Modwen responded to Mr Webb’s original subject access request in November 2017 and provided him with all relevant documentation. At that time, the Company wrote to Mr Webb and acknowledged that references to him in the documents were unprofessional and did not meet expected standards. The Company fully apologised to Mr Webb and the matter was addressed internally with the individuals concerned.

These pictures were taken at the end of 2015 inside the derelict buildings on an official visit to Wolverton Works accompanied by Knorr-Bremse staff by invitation. Despite local media comments that all artefacts have been safely removed, stored or donated to Milton Keynes Museum, reports from urban explorers posted on social media suggest otherwise. The derelict appearance of the buildings follows over 35 years of disuse and consequential neglet but the fabric of the buildings is structuraly sound although the roof has been allowed to fall-in by St Modwen and their tenants over this period.


This neglect now means that St Modwen can claim there is only one economic option, demolition of this Conservation Area. These images show the AC/DC switchgear, the patten shop along wth hundreds of patterns and a wooden plastic moulding press.


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