Garage plots for domestic use

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Garage plots are pieces of land owned by the council where a tenant can put their own garage.

There are a number of sites throughout the borough.

The garage can only be used for domestic purposes i.e. to store a domestic vehicle; no commercial uses will be considered.

The garage must be pre-fabricated either concrete sectional panels or timber and the maximum size for a single plot is 4.88m deep by 2.75m wide by 3.35m ridge high approximately (16ft x 9ft x 11ft).

The rent is currently £77.02 + VAT. A returnable bond of £100 is also payable on commencement of the licence.

Planning permission must also be granted for which the current fee is £195.00.

The Council has one domestic garage colony site which is located at Falcon Avenue, Darwen. There are a total number of 6 garages which are fully occupied.

The plots are let in chronological order according to the waiting list. The rent is currently £153.80 and concessions are available to pensioners and people who are registered disabled.

If you wish to be placed on the waiting list please supply your name, address and contact telephone number by email or by telephone.

However, you may find further availability by contacting Together Housing Group 0300 555 5560.

Contact details

Mail Local Government Technical Services, Property Management and Development, First Floor, One Cathedral Square, Blackburn, BB11EZ
Phone Number(s) 01254 585885
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