Dear Broxtowe Borough Council,
In terms of the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, could you please provide me with a complete and up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority, and including the following fields:
- Billing Authority Property Reference Code (linking the property to the VOA database reference)
- Firm's Trading Name (i.e. property occupant)
- Full Property Address (Number, Street, Postal Code, Town)
- Occupied / Vacant
- Date of Occupation / Vacancy
- Actual annual rates charged (in Pounds)
If you are unable to provide an absolute “Occupation / Vacancy” status, please provide the Exemptions and / or Reliefs that a particular property may be receiving.
Please provide these data as machine-readable as either a CSV or Microsoft Excel file, capable of re-use, and under terms of the Open Government Licence (meaning reuse for any and all purposes, including commercial).
I last requested this data three months ago, and this is a request for an updated and current dataset.
I'm sure you get many requests for business rates and responding and managing these FOIs must be costly for you. Could I request that - as 71% of local authorities now do - you update and release this dataset via a dedicated page on your local authority website or on an open data service. I can recommend approaches for you to consider, and you should find that this reduces the time and cost of this request process.
Thank you for contacting Broxtowe Borough Council. This is an automated
reply to let you know that your email has been received. You should
receive a response within 20 working days.
Visit our website www.broxtowe.gov.uk to make payments, download forms
and to find information about all our services.
You can telephone us on 0115 9177777. Our switchboard is open for calls
Monday to Thursday from 8:30 to 5:00pm and 8:30 till 4:30 on Fridays. The
main council offices are also open for visitors between these times.
You can write to us at - Broxtowe Borough Council, Council Offices, Foster
Avenue, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1AB.
Broxtowe Borough Council
This email and any attachments are confidential and intended solely for
the use of the individual to whom it is addressed. If you are not the
intended recipient be advised that you have received this email in error
and that any use, dissemination, forwarding, printing or copying of this
email is strictly prohibited.
If you have received this email in error please contact Broxtowe Borough
Council on [email address] or telephone 0115 917 7777.
Senders and recipients of email should be aware that, under current
legislation, the contents may be monitored and will be retained. The
contents of the email may have to be disclosed in response to a request.
This disclaimer confirms that this email message has been swept for the
presence of computer viruses.
Further to your request, please see the attached document for a response.
I hope that this answers your enquiry. However, please contact me if I can be of any further help.
Arron Beckworth Ext 3592
Complaints & Compliments Officer
Broxtowe Borough Council
Legal and Planning Services
Council Offices, Foster Avenue
Beeston, Nottinghamshire, NG9 1AB
Tel: 0115 9177777
Fax: 0115 9173131
We work to defend the right to FOI for everyone
Help us protect your right to hold public authorities to account. Donate and support our work.Donate Now