Apply to rent a garage
We manage a number of garages and parking bays in the Borough.
Garage hire is available for personal use to everyone living or working in the Borough. Commercial activity is not permitted.
Garages are intended for the storage of a motor vehicle. They are not sufficiently weather tight or secure for the storage of any other goods.
Anything you store inside the garage (including motor vehicles) is at your own risk and should be covered by your insurance.
Basildon Council will not accept liability for any stolen/damaged items kept in a garage.
Garage Rental Charges
|Type||Price per Week|
|Garage Rentals for Council Tenants||£10|
|Garage Rentals for Council Leaseholders||£10|
|All Other Garage Rentals||£12 (including VAT)|
|Parking Bay Rents (vary by location)||Between £1.66 and £5.72|
Garage rents or charges for parking bays made by the Council are not subject to VAT where all the following conditions are met;
If you are a council tenant or leaseholder and want to rent more than two garages or parking bays, VAT will become applicable from the third garage or parking bay onwards.
Garage offers are subject to availability. You may be placed on a waiting list and contacted once a garage becomes available.
Please Note: If you owe money to Basildon Council your application will not be processed. You may re-apply once the debt has been cleared.
Terms and Conditions
If you break any of these conditions your tenancy will be terminated.
- Do not store petrol or any flammable materials
- Do not sublet the garage
- Do not get into rent arrears
Ending a Tenancy
You will need to provide a one weeks notice.
We will take notice from a Monday and would expect the keys to be returned to us by the following Monday. You will be charged rent until the keys have been returned.
Garage Rent Arrears and Evictions
If you do not pay the rent you will be sent a warning letter. If no response is received and no payments are made we will evict you from the garage. If you have items in the garage you will be given 7 days to clear them. If no contact is made the items will be disposed of.