Open Data

Open data is about increased transparency, about sharing the information we hold with the wider community to build useful applications. The data needs to be in open, machine readable formats that can be easily reused.

You are free to use this data in a wide variety of applications and we licence use in accordance with the same terms and conditions as specified by data.gov.uk.

Listed here are the datasets that Trafford Council has opened up. It's aim to allow people to remix, mashup and share data easily. We hope to add more as soon as they are available. If you build any systems using the data then please let us know. We would love to hear how this data is being used.

File formats

We use the following data formats on this website:

Open Data file formats

Type Description 

XML

Extensible Markup Language

CSV

Comma Separated Values

RSS

Really Simple Syndication

KML

Keyhole Markup Language

KMZ

Compressed version of KML files (smaller files)

RDF

Resource Description Framework

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General information

General information

Title Format Notes  

Senior salaries

PDF

Structure chart with salaries of senior Council staff

 

Council information

XML

Basic information about Trafford Council

 

News releases

RSS

Latest news releases from Trafford

Council

 

What's on

RSS

Details of events listed on the Council website

 

Public funeral information

 CSV

Summary of 2015/16 cases 

 

Public funeral information

 CSV

Summary of 2016/17 cases 

 

Public funeral information

 CSV

Summary of 2017/18 cases

 

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Council Tax

Council Tax Open Data

Title Format Notes 

Valuation Band Charges

XML

Historic charges from current year back to 1993

Council Tax Arrears 2005-2009

CSV

Council Tax Arrears as at 31 March 2011 for Years 2005/06 to 2009/10 per ward area

Council Tax Arrears 2010

CSV

Council Tax Arrears for 2010/11 as at 31 March 2011 per ward area

Council Tax Arrears 2011

CSV

Council Tax Arrears for 2011/12

Council Tax

Accounts in credit

 CSV

Accounts in the name of a limited company, a public limited company or a limited liability partnership. It does not show credits where the account holder is an individual

Council Tax

statistics

 CSV

Statistical overview relating to 2013/14, 2014/15 & 2015/16 years

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Business rates (NNDR)

Business Rates NNDR

Title Format Notes 

NNDR Arrears 2005-2009

CSV

NNDR Arrears as at 31 March 2011 for Years 2005/06 to 2009/10 per ward area

NNDR Arrears 2010

CSV

NNDR Arrears for 2010/11 as at 31 March 2011 per ward area

NNDR Arrears 2011

CSV

CSV NNDR Arrears for 2011/12

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Elections and democracy

Elections and Democracy

Title Format Notes 

Civil Parishes

XML

Details of the parish councils within the borough of Trafford

Constituencies

XML

Details of the parliamentary constituencies covering Trafford

Local Election Results

XML

Results of local elections back to 1998

Local Election Results (OE)

RDF

Results of local elections using OpenElectionData markup

General Election Results

XML

Results of all general elections in Trafford

Output Areas  

XML

Lookup data for the output area geography used in our files

Wards

XML

Details of the 21 wards within the borough of Trafford

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Boundary / area based

Boundary/Area Based

Title Format Area Covered 

Trafford Borough

KML | KMZ

The entire Borough of Trafford

Wards

KMLKMZ

Area/boundary of the 21 wards in Trafford

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Location based

Location based open data

Title Format  Notes

Allotments

XML

Location of allotments

Bus Stops

XML

Location of all bus stops in Trafford (source: NaPTAN)

Children's Centres

XML

Location of children's centres

Leisure Centres

XML

Location of leisure centres

Libraries

XML

Location of libraries

Highways Trees

XML

Location and species of the 15,000 trees that the Council look after

Parks and Open Spaces

XML

Location of all the parks and open spaces in Trafford

Polling Stations

XML

Location of election polling stations within Trafford

Railway Stations

XML

Location of all railway stations in Trafford (source: NaPTAN)

Recycling Centres

XML

Location of recycling centres including materials accepted at each.

Schools

XML

Location and contact details of all Trafford schools

Streetlights

XML

Location of the 27,000 streetlights in Trafford

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Payments to suppliers

Delivering a more transparent Council

Details of all supplier invoices that exceed £500 have now been published below. This information will enable residents to better scrutinise and challenge council spending and to become more involved in the our decision making processes.

Trafford Council is supported by a vast range of supplies, works and services from external suppliers and providers.

Our objective is to obtain best value for the procurement of supplies and services for the council. We aim to operate fair and open competition by following transparent and auditable procedures in all tendering and contracting activity.

For information about how to supply to the council or further details on contracts please visit the STAR procurement website.

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Pay Multiple / Pay Policy Statement

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Constitution

The Constitution provides the framework within which the Council conducts its business and makes decisions. It describes who is responsible for making decisions and how those decisions are taken.

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Voluntary Sector Grants

Details of all grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations are available on the Locality Working pages of the Trafford Partnership website:

  • Old Trafford & Stretford - Gorse Hill, Longford, Stretford and Clifford
  • Sale - Ashton upon Mersey, Brooklands, Priory, Sale Moor and St Marys 
  • South Trafford - Altrincham, Bowdon, Broadheath, Hale Barns, Hale Central, Timperley and Village
  • Urmston & Partington - Bucklow St Martins (Partington and Carrington), Davyhulme East, Davyhulme West, Flixton and Urmston
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Trade Union Facility Time

Please find attached information provided under the Transparency Code 2015.

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Fraud Prevention

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Land and Building Assets