Published Data about Business Rates

Public information about business rates on commercial properties.

We receive a number of requests for information about the business rates on commercial properties. To help answer these requests, we publish specific information on business rates of commercial properties and new businesses paying business rates.

Please note that we screen this information before publishing to remove accounts relating to individuals, as this data is exempt under section 40(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Commercial Properties:

Visit the related downloads 'Commercial Properties in Southend' this data provides the following.

  • Account name
  • Account start date
  • Billing authority/ Property Ref No.
  • Current 2017 rateable value
  • Current rates payable
  • Rating description
  • Details of relief (including type of relief, date of relief was applied)
  • Full property address

Further information is available on the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) website.

New Businesses

Visit the related downloads to download 'New Business Rates accounts' that have become newly responsible for business rates; this data provides the following.

  • Account name
  • Account start date
  • Billing authority reference number

We do not provide the account reference number, as this information is sensitive to the ratepayer.

We aim to refresh the published data monthly.

Please be aware that we do not provide data on empty business rates properties or businesses rates in credit as this data is exempt under section 31(1)(a) of the Freedom of information Act 2000.

Page last updated: 02/08/2018