21112020-1 – Police traffic in Flore


Under the Freedom of Information legislation could you be kind enough to assist with the following queries:

1. Since 1 November 2018 how many emergency vehicles have travelled through Flore village on what used to be the A45, with no requirement to stop in Flore; through traffic from Junction 16 to Weedon Crossroads with the A5.

2. How many emergency vehicles during the same period have used the A45 for a junction 16 to Weedon crossroads journey?

3. What is official policy on which route to take?

4. Please confirm if Flore village is a faster route than the A45 within official speed limits.

5. How many emergency vehicles have transitted Flore above the speed limit in the same time period.

6. What is the maximum speed emergency vehicles have deployed through Flore village, on transit journeys not responding to calls in Flore? And at what times of day. With particular attention to the area between the Brington road junction and Flore Hill.


I am writing to advise you that, following a search of our paper and electronic records, I have established that the information you requested is not held by the Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

The Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (OPFCC) and Northamptonshire Police are two separate legal entities. Information regarding operational policing matters is the responsibility of Northamptonshire Police, therefore the OPFCC does not hold any of the information you have requested. Northamptonshire Police’s Information Unit may hold some of the information you are seeking.

If you have not already done so, then you may wish to write Northamptonshire Police’s Information Unit, Force Headquarters, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ /