Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Q4 2019)

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Dear Hammersmith and Fulham 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.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Chait

H and F In Touch, Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council

Our reference: 1716905
 
 
Dear Mr. Chait 
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 23 January
2020.  Your request has been summarised as follows:
 
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)
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000and we aim to send a response by 20 February 2020- this is 20 working
days from the date of receipt. 
 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000may restrict the release of some or all
of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment and
if any exemptionsapply 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.
 
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).
 
 
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Our reference:  1716905
 
Dear Mr. Chait
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 23 January 2020.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Phil Harrison
Principal Localised NNDRDatabase Office
 
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