Our City, Our Wellbeing, our new Corporate Strategy for the next four years is here

This plan outlines our vision and key priorities to create a thriving city for everyone. We've identified these priorities based on the challenges and opportunities facing our community.

View the Corporate Strategy here...

Pay your business rates

 Online payments can be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Set up a Direct Debit Pay online

Pay by bank transfer

To pay your business rates by BACS:

  • Sort code 30-93-83
  • Bank account number 03004166
  • Quote your business rates account number when making payments
Call the 24-hour business rates payment line on 01782 234123 to make a payment using your debit or credit card.

How to locate your reference number

You can locate your reference number on any correspondence we send to you, below is an example of where you can locate the reference number.

business rates example letter

When entering your account number please do not include any other information even if you think it will be useful, doing this may prevent your payments from going through on time as payments that include anything other than the account number require additional processing.

Examples of what not to include: 

  • Your name
  • Your company name
  • The service you are paying for such as “Business rates”
  • Dates, months or years.
  • Any other text