Garages

Renting a Council Garage

Are you looking for somewhere to park your car or motorbike?  We have a selection of garages vacant and available to rent throughout the Borough.

garages

Who can apply?

You do not have to be a Council tenant to rent a garage, but Council tenants will be given priority.

How much does it cost?

The amount you will pay will depend on where the garage is located or if you are a Council tenant or not.   Garage rents for 2019/20 - based on the garage location - are:

  • £10.18 per week (for Council tenants).  For non-Council tenants, or if you rent more than one garage,  VAT will be included at £2.04 per week = £12.22.
  • £7.38 per week (for Council tenants).   For non-Council tenants, or if you rent more than one garage,  VAT will be included at £1.48 per week =£8.86).

PLEASE NOTE: The offer of a garage tenancy is based on condition that the weekly charge is paid by Direct Debit.

How do I apply?

To apply for a garage you first have to register on the Choice-Based Lettings Scheme and complete an online application form - register now. Once registered you will be sent a unique registration number which will enable you to log on and view garages and properties available.

Alternatively, download and print a Garage Application Form or request an application form from us on (01229) 876403 or email: housinglettings@barrowbc.gov.uk

Once completed the form should be returned to the Housing Department, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow LA14 2LD. 

For Further Information

If you have any queries about renting a Council garage, please contact us on (01229) 876403 or email housing@barrowb.gov.uk