Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Q1 2019)

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea,

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.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Chait

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Information request
Our reference: 838397

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dear Mr Chait
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 2 January
2019 concerning:
 
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.
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 and we aim to send a response by 30 January 2019.
 
In some cases, a fee may be payable. If we decide a fee is payable, we
will send you a fee notice and we will require you to pay the fee before
proceeding with your request.
 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 may restrict the release of some or
all of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment
and if any exemptions apply to some or all of the information then we
might not provide that information to you. We will inform you if this is
the case and advise you of your rights to request an internal review and
to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.
 
We will also advise you if we cannot provide you with the information
requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
of how you may appeal (if appropriate).
 
Yours sincerely
 
Information Management Team
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.
 

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

2 Atodiad

Information request
Our reference: 838397

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dear Mr Chait
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 2 January 2019.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 

If you are dissatisfied with your response please send your Internal
Review request to the email address below

[1][RBKC request email]

 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Information Management Team
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.
 

References

Visible links
1. mailto:[RBKC request email]