Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Q3 2018)

Gavin Chait made this Freedom of Information request to Ealing Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 11 authorities

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Dear Ealing 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 65% 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

foirequests, Ealing Borough Council

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Dear Gavin Chait,

 

Please find attached response to your recent Freedom of Information/EIR
request.

 

Kind Regards

 

Kam Ubhi

Information Governance Officer

 

Ealing Council

Freedom of Information

3rd  Floor, North East

Perceval House

14-16 Uxbridge Road

London W5 2HL

Tel: (020) 8825 5000

 

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Dear foirequests,

Thank you so much for providing the data, however the file is in PDF format. Please could you update this and 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).

Yours sincerely,

Gavin Chait

foirequests, Ealing Borough Council

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Dear Gavin Chait,

 

Please find an excel file attached.

 

Kind regards,

 

Kam Ubhi

Information Governance Officer

 

From: Gavin Chait [mailto:[FOI #489042 email]]
Sent: 27 June 2018 12:46
To: foirequests <[Ealing Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Re: FOI Response 18-0954 FINAL.pdf

 

Dear foirequests,

Thank you so much for providing the data, however the file is in PDF
format. Please could you update this and 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).

Yours sincerely,

Gavin Chait

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