Land and property owned by the Council

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Here you can look at land and property owned by the Council, and find out how to make enquiries on various different types of land.


Land and property owned by the Council

You can use the online interactive map below to look at all of the land and buildings that Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (SBC) own or has an interest in. The map is updated daily but please note that delays can occur in updating acquisitions or disposals of land and/or buildings, meaning you may not be accessing the most up to date information.

Access the interactive map


Please note the category of land you wish to enquire about when accessing the map.

If land/building is owned by SBC and you have an enquiry please complete an enquiry form and email it to [email protected].

If adopted land please email [email protected].

If you require further information regarding land not owned or adopted by SBC please use the HM Land Registry.


List of property owned by the Council

We keep a register of our land and building assets. It is updated on an annual basis and can be accessed below.

View the Council Land and Property Register (Excel version).

Please note, this information is for indicative purposes only and any specific details should be confirmed with the Land and Property Team.

What the list includes:

  • All service and office properties occupied or controlled by the council, both freehold and leasehold
  • All other properties the council own or use, eg hostels, laboratories, investment properties and depots
  • Garages unless rented as part of a housing tenancy agreement
  • Surplus, sublet or vacant properties owned by the council
  • Undeveloped land owned by the council

What the list does not include

We've removed some building records from the data list because they are exempt from publication under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) such as properties that are used to house individuals. These items are:

  • Social housing
  • Assets of national security
  • Information deemed inappropriate for public access as a result of data protection and/or disclosure controls (eg refuge houses)


What the information means

The following is a list of the information included in the list and what it means:

UPRN: The Unique Property Reference Number (or UPRN) is a unique twelve digit number assigned to every unit of land and property recorded by local government, this is a statutory obligation. The UPRN uniquely and definitively identifies every addressable location in the country.

Property name and address: Details of the property name and address.

Easting and Northing: This dataset includes Ordnance Survey derived data.

Tenure: The tenure determines whether the local authority owns the freehold or a lease for the asset.

Type: The type determines whether the asset is:

  • land only without permanent buildings (land)
  • land with a permanent building (land/|building)