Rent a council garage

We have approximately 400 garages throughout the district that you can rent.

You can rent a garage for your vehicle.

The garage can be used for storage, but we cannot be responsible for the loss or damage of anything that you keep there. You can't store inflammable materials or liquids.


About the garages

Our garages are suitable for small to medium vehicles.

There's a lot of demand for council garages, so we have a long waiting list. We will add new applicants to our waiting list and will notify you when a garage becomes available.


If you would like to rent one of our garages you will need to complete a garage application form (PDF) [419KB] .

Please return your completed application form to:

Housing Income Manager
Council Offices
London Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4ER

Tel: 01799 510497

Before you start

From 1 April 2022 it costs:

  • council tenant  - £11.53 per week
  • private resident - £13.84 per week

You can choose where you want to rent a garage. You can select a maximum of 3 preferred locations.

After you have applied

We'll write to you when we have a garage available at any of your preferred locations.

Rental conditions

If you're offered a garage to rent you'll need to sign a garage tenancy agreement. This sets out our rights and responsibilities and your rights and responsibilities.