Freedom of information response

Empty Properties

Publication date: 
Tuesday 5 November 2019
Request: 

1. Total number of empty dwellings in September 2019, including local authority properties and privately rented providers 

2. Total number of empty business dwellings or units in September 2019. If square footage information is available, please provide this information, e.g 10 business units, all of which at 2,000 square feet. 

Response: 

1. 1181 Private empty properties

66 TBC empty properties

2. 330 Empty Non Domestic Properties

Unfortunately Thurrock Council is unable to provide the information you have requested as we do not hold data on square footage.

Please note: numbers quoted relate to premises registered empty for Council Tax and Business Rates purposes.

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Request reference:
FOI 9491