What your Council Tax pays for

Local services

The Council Tax you pay goes towards the cost of providing a wide range of services to the people of Rochdale borough.

Some of these services include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Social Care
  • Administration of a wide range of licences and permits
  • Community development
  • Consumer advice and protection
  • Elections, registrar of births, deaths and marriages
  • Funeral services at cemeteries and crematoria
  • Health and social care to the vulnerable
  • Leisure facilities
  • Libraries
  • Maintenance of roads
  • Museums and art galleries
  • Parks and open spaces
  • Refuse collection and waste recycling
  • Schools and nursery facilities
  • Street cleaning
  • Youth services

Our budget

Our budget documents outline how much money we think we'll need in the next 2 years. They also include details of how much money each service gets and where this money comes from.

Read the latest council budget