Freedom of information request response - 06418

FOI request

FOI ID number
Business rates

Under the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, could you please provide me with the most up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority, and including the following fields:

(a) Billing Authority Reference Code

(b) The current ratepayer of the property (if a LTD company)

(c) Full Property Address (Number, Street, Postal Code, Town)

(d) The date the current ratepayer became liable for the business rates

(e) Occupied / Vacant status

(f) Any relief the property is currently receiving including, but not limited to : mandatory, discretionary, small business rates relief, empty rates relief etc

(g) The current rateable value of the property

Could you also please confirm the date that the data was generated from your system.

I appreciate that properties owned / rented by individuals are personal information and such personal data (i.e. the Firm's Trading Name) would be excluded from my request in terms of Section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In such cases, please provide the remaining information with the Firm's Trading Name either blank or listed as 'individual'.

Our response


Please find attached the business rates spreadsheet which can be filtered to obtain information regarding businesses and charities. This spreadsheet is updated regularly and was last done so in August 2019.


Please note: If you require a copy of this spreadsheet, please contact the FOI team on

Response date
26 September 2019