Council Tax

What we spend and how we spend it.

SERVICE

2019/2020

2020/2021

2021/2022

2022/2023

Corporate Management

£92,254.98

£88,531.70

£94,811.13

£101,917.76

Braunstone Civic Centre

£116,980.22

£123,853.77

£148,431.69

£135,334.73

Thorpe Astley Centre

£46,322.48

£59,450.33

£74,761.82

£70,562.20

Parks & Open Spaces

£196,390.37

£196,646.60

£212,280.47

£227,333.95

Library

£82,812.68

£108,211.26

£64,236.60

£76,997.65

Community Development

£52,548.43

£53,032.99

£70,201.41

£72,943.80

Planning & Environment

£35,507.84

£35,577.35

£36,237.87

£37,765.91

TOTAL         

£622,817

£665,304

£700,961

£722,856

Use of Reserves

£18,000

£9,000

£9,000

£0.00

Library Transfer Grant

-

£10,000

£10,000

£2,500

Precept Requirement

£604,817

£646,304

£681,961

£720,356

 

Braunstone Town Council share of Council Tax for 2022/2023

With a precept base of 4,887.80 and a precept requirement of £720,356, the scaled charges for the precept (Council Tax) are as follows:

COUNCIL TAX BANDS

A

(6/9)

B

(7/9)

C

(8/9)

D

(9/9)

E

(11/9)

F

(13/9)

NUMBER OF PROPERTIES IN EACH BAND (January 2022)

921

3707

1538

731

224

3

SCALED CHARGES FOR 2022/2023

£98.25

£114.63

£131.00

£147.38

£180.13

£212.88

Charges in 2021/2022

£92.99

£108.49

£123.99

£139.49

£170.49

£201.49

Cash Increase

£5.26

£6.14

£7.01

£7.89

£9.64

£11.39

How we spend your Council Tax Each Week (2022/2023)

Braunstone Town Council provides important local services and amenities for Braunstone Town, including Thorpe Astley.
Of the Town Council’s share of your Council Tax bills for 2022/2023, each household contributes per week:

 COUNCIL TAX BAND: A B C D E F
Corporate Management: includes communications (e.g. Life, website etc), capital projects, governance & accountability. 26p 30p 35p 39p 48p 57p
Community Centres: Braunstone Civic Centre and Thorpe Astley Community Centre 53p 62p 71p 80p 98p £1.16

Parks & Open Spaces: 10 playgrounds; 32 hectares of parks, open spaces and nature walks; and sports facilities, pitches and courts

59p 69p 79p 88p £1.08 £1.28
Your Local Library 20p 23p 26p 29p 36p 42p
Community Development: grants and other support for local Community Groups, for Events and for Commemorations 18p 22p 25p 28p 34p 40p
Planning & Environment: consultation on local planning, street seats, place signs and notice boards  9p 11p 12p 14p 17p 20p

 

Please find Braunstone Town Council's 2022-2023 Council Tax Leaflet here:

Braunstone Town Council - Council Tax Leaflet 2022-2023

Business Hours

Braunstone Town Community Library

  • Monday: 2PM - 7PM
  • Tuesday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Thursday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Friday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: 10AM - 1PM
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Closed on Bank Holidays
  • Thorpe Astley Community Centre

    Slots available for hire, contact Customer Services for availability. 

    Customer Services Shop

    Open Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.


    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway,
    Braunstone Town,
    Leicester,
    LE3 2PP

    Tel: 0116 2890045
    Fax: 0116 2824785

    enquiries@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Our Community Centres


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    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 2890045
    bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Thorpe Astley Community Centre
    Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester, LE3 3RU.
    Tel: 0116 2890704
    bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Braunstone Town Community Library
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 3055909 or 01164820159
    library@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk


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