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Here is a list of some of the most popular things you can apply for.

Active Redditch Card

Disabled or in receipt of certain benefits? You can get 25%, 50%, or 100% off selected leisure & culture services with the Active Redditch Card. Apply now!

Adaptations, alterations, improvements for council tenant or leaseholder

If you are a council tenant or leaseholder here's how you may carry out improvements to your home.


Allotments are a great way to be active, socialise and grow fruit and vegetables. There are 790 allotment plots in Redditch!

Apply for a disabled parking space - council tenant or leaseholder

Council tenant or leaseholders, under certain conditions can request us to create a disabled parking space close to where you live.

Benefits and help

From help with your council tax, housing benefits, Universal Credit and other support service, you can find financial assistance from us here.

Blue Badge

Find all you need to know about the Blue Badge scheme via the County Council website

Book an event in our Public Open Spaces

Want to book an event in our Public Open Spaces? You can find all you need here. Redditch Borough council and Bromsgrove District council share this service

Business Rates Refund

Account in Credit? Request a refund. Find out more here

Claim Discounts and Exemptions

Find out more about Council Tax discounts and exemptions including how to apply for and cancel a Single Persons Discount and how to tell us about a bereavement

Commercial Waste Services

We can provide a variety of solutions to your business waste requirements, ranging from plastic bags to large wheeled containers. A Shared service with Bromsgrove District Council

Community transport

Redditch Dial A Ride is a door-to-door community transport service for residents of the borough who can't use public transport.

Concessionary travel

Here is full information on concessionary travel passes from Worcestershire County Council.

Council Tax Refund

Account in Credit? Request a refund. Find out more here

Council Tax Support

You may be able to get help with your Council Tax if you are, or someone who lives with you is, on a low income or disabled

Disabled Facilities Grants for homeowners

If you're a homeowner you may be able to get help to pay for essential adaptations to your home if you or someone who lives with you has a disability.

Electoral register

Get on the electoral register (sometimes called the electoral roll), or update your name or address details, here.

Find me a home

Find somewhere to live in Redditch here, including renting a home from us or other landlords and if you're at risk of homelessness.

Freedom of Information

You can find everything about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and making FOI requests here.


Here's everything you need to rent a garage from us, from payments to cancellations.

Garden Waste Service

Everything you need to know about the garden waste service.

Grants and funding

You can often get grants and funding to help your business, including for voluntary and community operations and sports clubs. Find out more here

Grants to help council tenants or leaseholder create your first parking space

If you are a council tenant or leaseholder and don’t already have a parking space on your property and want to create one, we can help.

Home owners create new or disabled parking space

If you don’t have a parking space on your property that you own and want to create one, or need a disabled parking space nearby, we can help.

Homes for Ukraine move on funding

Guests preparing to move on from their sponsor or have moved into private rental accommodation can access one-off payments

Household Support Fund

Households who are struggling with the cost of household essentials can get help with food and household costs from the Government’s Household Support Fund

Joint tenancy

Two or more adults can sign a joint tenancy and share all responsibility for it. Here are the details.

Landlord and Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

If your property is occupied by more than a single household by at least 5 persons and access or any other facility is shared, you must usually register it as an HMO and in some cases licence it.


You may need licenses or permits for your business activity, to ensure high standards and public safety. Find out more here.

Mutual exchange

If you want to swap your council or housing association home for a different property you can seek a mutual exchange with someone else.

NEW Lifeline

Our community alarm service provides peace of mind 24 hours per day, 365 days per year to vulnerable people and their families.

New or replacement bin request

If you have lost your grey or green bin or it is damaged, you can request a replacement here.

Office space

Here are the office spaces that are available in our business centres

Planning permission

Normally if you wish to develop land or buildings you will have to apply to us for planning permission. Find out about our pre-application service and fees and how to submit your application here

Property and Land sales

If you want to apply to buy a small piece of land you can find out how to apply here

Redditch Homes

Apply and bid for council and housing association properties in Redditch with Redditch Homes, the system for advertising and allocating social housing in the borough.

Rent Payment Card

You can now get a Rent Payment Card to easily pay your council rent at your local Post Office or PayPoint outlet, if you're not already signed up by Direct Debit.

Request a dropped kerb for private residential access

Full details of how to apply for a drop kerb. This service is delivered by Worcestershire County Council working in partnership with Ringway Infrastructure Services.

Resident and visitor parking permits

Some roads have parking schemes to improve parking for residents and visitors. On these roads, parking is limited without a permit.

Right to buy

If you are a council tenant you may be able to buy your home at a discount under the right to buy scheme. Find out more here.

Schools, College and education

Schools, college and education information from Worcestershire County Council


If you have difficulty walking you can register to use our equipment to help you get around Redditch town centre.

Small business rate relief

Could your small businesses be paying less tax through a discount on your business rates?

Sponsor a roundabout

Are you looking for a new way to promote your business? Sponsor our roundabouts to advertise to up to 21,000 passing vehicles a day for as little as £2,400 a year.

Street naming and numbering

You can change or get a new postcode, street name or number here.

Temporary Event Notices

Planning an event that includes licensable activities on unlicensed premises? Notify us at least 10 working days before your event.

Temporary Footpath and Road Closures

Here are details of Temporary Road and Footpath closures and our application process to apply for a closure

Voluntary and community sector funding

If you are a new or established voluntary or community sector organisation in Redditch, you could be eligible for funding under our grants schemes.

Voter ID

From 4 May 2023, voters in England will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections. Find out more here.