Scheduled maintenance

Our council tax, business rates and online benefits systems will be unavailable on Thursday 26 May 2022 between 6:30pm and 10pm. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Transparency and open data

We publish a range of data that you can download and reuse, under the terms of the Open Government Licence for public sector information. Open data is data that can be freely used, reused and redistributed by anyone.

Birmingham’s Data Factory is a website where organisations in the West Midlands Combined Authority publish their open data. It currently provides access to various datasets, covering areas such as; mandatory datasets relating to financial expenditure; such as payments over £500 made to suppliers, government procurement card transactions and procurement information, including the existing waste contract. Also, datasets requested by city activists, such as housing and cycling data and data the public is interested in such as planning and street cleansing.

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