November 1, 2014
Getting started


This site is the UK Department for Communities and Local Government's official Linked Open Data website.

It provides a selection of statistics on a variety of themes including Local Government finance, housing and homelessness, wellbeing, deprivation, and the department's business plan as well as supporting geographical data.

All of the data is available as fully browsable and queryable Linked Data (via a SPARQL 1.1 endpoint), and the majority is free to re-use under the Open Government Licence. Browse the data.

Latest news

Explore our new National Planning Casework data

In another pioneering move from OpenDataCommunities, we’re pleased to launch a new mapping app for the National Planning Casework Unit’s (NPCU) data. The NPCU was set up in March 2011 to manage planning decisions on behalf of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. More inf... [read more]


API version 2.0.3

We provide a number of ways for developers to use our data, including an http resource-based api and a SPARQL 1.1 endpoint. Full developer documentation is available.


Have you tried our Spreadsheet builder?

Build your own custom data tables for your chosen Local Authorities and download in CSV format. Build a custom spreadsheet.

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