Council data and finance

Includes city statistics and council financial data.

Council finance

For information on the council budget and statement of accounts visit our council finance page.

Open data

Open data is about increasing transparency in government. It's also about sharing the information we hold with the wider community to build useful applications. Below is a list of datasets that  Brighton & Hove City Council has opened up.

The data needs to be in open, computer readable formats that can be easily reused. You are free to use any of the data on this section of the website in a wide variety of applications. We license use in accordance with the same terms and conditions as specified by

If you build any systems or applications using the data then please let us know. We would love to hear how this data is being used.


Customer insight data

The Customer Insight report brings together the information collected about the customer experience of people using Brighton & Hove City Council services in the last year.

Financial data

Map based data

Map data updates 2015

Map data in xlsx format
Polling stations (XLSX 22KB)

Map data last updated December 2011 

Map data in csv format Map data in kml format
Car parks [CSV 1KB] Car parks [KML 13KB]
Christmas tree recycling [CSV 1KB] Christmas tree recycling [KML 14KB]
Communal bins [CSV 50KB] Communal bins [KML 528KB]

Electric vehicle charging [CSV 0.5KB]

Electric vehicle charging [KML 4KB]
Grit bins [CSV 31KB] Grit bins [KML 427KB]
Housing offices [CSV 1KB] Housing offices [KML 7KB]
Public toilets [CSV 7KB] Public toilets [KML 88KB]
Recycling points [CSV 7KB] Recycling points [KML 86KB]
Secondary school catchment areas [CSV 4KB] Secondary school catchment areas [KML 30KB]
Strategic housing land availability assessment (SHLAA) [CSV 85KB] Strategic housing land availability assessment (SHLAA) [KML 1.33MB]
Taxi ranks and loading bays [CSV 0.5KB] Taxi ranks and loading bays [KML 2KB]
Taxi ranks at any time [CSV 7KB] Taxi ranks at any time [KML 48KB]
Taxi ranks currently not on traffic regulation order (TRO) [CSV 1KB] Taxi ranks currently not on traffic regulation order (TRO) [KML 13KB]

Council property and land

Below is a table of the map data for the areas which make up council owned property and land. This information is also available as a combined CSV or EXL file or a PDF map on our property and land page.


Agricultural tenancies [KML 206KB]
Amenity and leisure facilities [KML 1.18MB]
Car parking [KML 47KB]
Cemeteries and crematoria [KML 49KB]
Community used buildings [KML 301KB]
Emergency services [KML 25KB]
Education [KML 91KB]
Health services [KML 241KB]
Historical monuments and shelters [KML 151KB]
Industrial workshops [KML 628KB]
Infrastructure assets [KML 239KB]
Land assets [KML 239KB]
Museums and libraries [KML 29KB]
Offices - both council run and leased [KML 263KB]
Parking [KML 135KB]
Parks and other council owned land [KML 260KB]
Public toilets [KML 73KB]
Residential [KML 440KB]
Retail [KML 740KB]
Schools [KML 225KB]
Seafront property [KML 47KB]
Social care [KML 152KB]
Sport leisure [KML 105KB]
Vacant properties [KML 140KB]
Other areas and property not included above [KML 16KB]

We've also got a range of map based data available using a Web Feature Service (WFS) client. Download the map based data list [CSV 4kb] and find out about connecting to our Web Feature Service client [PDF 244kb]

Download the postcode lookup table data [MS Excel 5.94MB] for Brighton & Hove. This contains all live and terminated postcodes for the Brighton & Hove area as well as deprivation data from the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2007.


Download the School_Admissions_Dataset_v1 [MS Excel 485KB]

We have built this dataset with developers in mind and hope we have provided a data structure that works for you!  We have built this data rapidly, mining pdf files and manually transferring information.  We have done our best to ensure accuracy, but acknowledge there are some gaps in the data and almost certainly a need to refine our explanations and make the dataset easier to understand.  We welcome questions and feedback to

You can also download our Brighton & Hove school open data guide [PDF 40KB]

Tourism & leisure

Visitor numbers from April 2011 to October 2012 [CSV 54kb]. This includes data for the Royal Pavilion, Preston Manor, Brighton Museum, Hove Museum and Booth Museum.

Brighton & Hove museums have made many of their images available to all, and you can access a lot of the data about their collections online. Take a look at the museums collection data and images page for more information.


For council housing, you can look at the: