Local authority property open data

Category Description
What is in this data?

The data describes our property assets (our land assets are available separately as are our car parks).

Our Social Housing properties (‘Council Houses’ and garages) are excluded. Details of the number, postal location and value of our social housing will be provided within a separate dataset in compliance with the requirements of the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.

Licence Our data is provided under the terms of the Open Government Licence
Why we publish this type of data This dataset is a requirement of the Local Government Transparency Code 2015
How often is it published? We will publish this data annually. This data was compiled August 2016.
When was this data published? 21st August 2017
What does each column mean?

For each asset:

  • Organisation Name
  • File Ref – unique internal reference number
  • Asset Ref – further unique internal reference number
  • UPRN – unique property reference number based upon a national referencing scheme
  • Property Name
  • Street Name – where property is located
  • Post Town
  • Asset Category
  • Ownership
  • Tenure Type
What formats are available? csv – which can be used with most spreadsheet style programs
Additional Information Please note that to view the data correctly they need to be opened in a text editor such as Notepad.  You can open them in Excel but cells containing numbers longer than 12 characters such as those in the UPRN column convert from General or Number (20000315920) format to Scientific (2.00003E+11).
How to ask for more information If you have queries with any of the information listed in the data, please contact us on 01823 218743

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