A to Z of services

Commercial properties for let

We have a variety of shops, offices and workshops in neighbourhood centres around the town available for let. Further information

Planning guide

Thinking of building an extension, or renovating your home? You may need planning permission - read our guide to find out more.


We have three play centres – at Bandley Hill, Pin Green and St Nicholas. Find out about our free, adult supervised, open access play.

Rubbish and Recycling

Find out if your next collection is for recycling or rubbish, as well as changes to your scheduled collection.


Customer service centre

Our Customer Service Centre in Danestrete is your first point of contact for council services. Friendly and helpful customer service advisers can provide information and advice. You can contact them by telephone or visit in person.


Winter Weather

Our Winter Weather page provides information to help you be prepared for snow, flooding, power cuts and any changes to council services.

Your Councillors

Councillors are elected by the local community and are there to represent your views. We have 39 councillors, representing our 13 wards.



Help us improve

We value your feedback on the services we provide. Let us know what you think.

Fairlands Valley Park

The green jewel in Stevenage’s crown, Fairlands Valley Park is 120 acres of parkland in the heart of the town.


Refugee Crisis

Information on how we will be supporting people who have been forced to flee their homes in Syria to avoid conflict. Use this link for further information.

Food Hygiene Ratings

Check out your favourite restaurant's hygiene rating. More information


We have garages available for rent across the town.  Whether for your car, or additional household storage - contact us to see if we can help.

50 years of play

Did you go to a play centre, attend a holiday play scheme, visit the play bus, go on a trip to the seaside or attend one of the residential holidays? We would like to collect your stories, photos and memories to share with the children who attend today! More information


Revised Refuse and Recycling Collections

Revised collection days for Stevenage residents over the Bank holiday period. 

Council Tax

Use the following link to check your balance and make a payment, all you need is your account number.

Missed your refuse / recycling collection...

...sign up for free refuse and recycling collection reminders. Sign-up here


Polling Stations

If you are registered to vote and want to know where your polling station is find out by using this link. If you haven't returned your postal vote yet you can take it to any polling station in Stevenage by 10pm on 5 May. Polling stations open at 7am.


2016 Elections

Information for the Local and Police and Crime Commissioner elections to be held on Thursday 5 May 2016.


Green Spaces Survey

We’d like to know what you think about our green spaces, parks, woodlands and open spaces. More Information


Readers Panel

We ask volunteers to look at different publications throughout the year and tell us if they are easy to read, clear, good quality and well designed.

Tell us what you think

Every year the Council takes a look at some of the services it runs or looks at issues of local interest. More information


For information about your council tenancy, repairs, housing advice, homelessness, right to buy, leaseholder services, joining the housing register, supported housing and private sector housing visit our housing pages

Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit

Do you claim Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support? Have your circumstances changed? Any delay in telling us could seriously affect the benefit you receive. Use the following link for more information and to download an information form.


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