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 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

General Information

General information
Title Format Notes 

Senior Salaries

CSV

Salaries of senior council staff

Council Information

XML

Basic information about Trafford Council

Job Vacancies

RSS

Latest Trafford Council job vacancies

News Releases

RSS

Latest news releases from Trafford

Council

What's On

RSS

Details of events listed on the council website

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

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

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

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

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

Supplier Spend

The following files show payments to suppliers made by the council. The files are plain webpage format and in CSV format conforming to the standard format defined by the Local Open Data Panel.

The accompanying meta-data file explains some of the Trafford variations to the official guidelines.

Payments
Time Period Description Formats 
September 2014 All Payments Web | CSV
August 2014 All Payments Web | CSV
July 2014 All payments Web  | CSV
June 2014 All payments Web | CSV
May 2014 All Payments Web | CSV
April 2014 All Payments Web | CSV
March 2014 All Payments Web | CSV
February 2014 All payments Web | CSV
January 2014 All payments

Web | CSV

December 2013 All payments

Web | CSV

November 2013 All payments

Web | CSV

October 2013 All payments

Web | CSV

September 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

August 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

July 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

June 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

May 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

April 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

March 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

February 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

January 2013

All payments

Web | CSV

December 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

November 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

October 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

September 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

August 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

July 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

June 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

May 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

April 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

March 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

February 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

January 2012

All payments

Web | CSV

December 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

November 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

October 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

September 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

August 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

July 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

June 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

May 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

April 2011

All payments

Web | CSV

March 2011

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

February 2011

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

January 2011

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

December 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

November 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

October 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

September 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

August 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

July 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

June 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

May 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV

April 2010

Payments over £500

Web | CSV