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

KML|KMZ|

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 
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|