As a local council, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea are responsible for making decisions on behalf of the local community. This covers local services including land use, housing, education, healthcare, refuse collection and leisure facilities.
How is Council Tax calculated in the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea?
On the 1st April 1991 in England, all properties were valued and put into a 'valuation band'. These bands are not based on their current value but the valuation band determines how much Council Tax you pay.
What are the Kensington and Chelsea Council Tax rates?
Council tax rates for 2012/2013 in Kensington and Chelsea are detailed below.
|Council Band||Ranges of Values in England||Council Tax Charge|
|A||up to and including £40,000||£717.15|
|B||£40,001 and up to £52,000||£836.67|
|C||over £52,001 and up to £68,000||£956.20|
|D||over £68,001 and up to £88,000||£1,075.72|
|E||over £88,001 and up to £120,000||£1,314.77|
|F||over £120,001 and up to £160,000||£1,553.82|
|G||over £160,001 and up to £320,000||£1,792.87|
There are various Council Tax discounts available. Click here to find out if you may be eligible.
Do I need a Parking Permit in Kensington & Chelsea?
There are a number of local parking schemes in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea including resident parking permits, visitor parking and disabled parking.
Certain properties in the borough lie in the Controlled Parking zone. If your permanent address is within this area then you may be eligible for a parking permit for your zone. For information about resident permit charges in Kensington and Chelsea, please click here.
What are the healthcare services in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea?
NHS Kensington and Chelsea Primary Care Trust is the governing body for healthcare in the area. The PCT offers information and services regarding GPs, Dentists, Pharmacists and Opticians as well as the 8 local hospitals and work to bring together health and social care services.
How can I find out about schools in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea?
For a comprehensive list of schools in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea please click here.
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