We have over 2,000 garages in Wrexham County Borough, available for both our tenants and non-council tenants to rent (although council tenants are given priority when applying).
Currently we have garages available for rent in the following locations:
Cartrefle, Queensway, Smithfield, Whitegate and Wynnstay, Pontfadog, Rhosymedre, Acton, Bryn Offa, Stansty, Rhosnesni, Rhosddu, Little Acton, Hightown, Maesdre, Overton, Penley, Maelor, Gwersyllt, Johnstown, Penycae, Ponciau and Southsea.
What can I use the garage for?
You can use the garage to store a private motor vehicle, motor bikes, bicycles, trailer tents, and for other storage (as long as there are no flammable items).
How much does renting a council garage cost?
The weekly charge for council tenants for the year April 2019 – March 2020 is £8.08, with four rent free weeks. The charge should be paid weekly with the property rent.
Non-council tenants are charged £118.72 inc. VAT quarterly.
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Can I rent more than one garage?
You may be allowed to rent more than one garage if you’ve kept up your rent payments. You’re allowed up to two garages if there’s a long waiting list, and up to three garages in a low demand area.
How can I apply for a council garage?
You can either apply online or ask for a paper application form at your local housing office.
What happens after I’ve applied?
In some areas garages are in low demand and you could be offered a garage straight away, otherwise you‘ll be placed on the waiting list.
Garages are offered to the applicant who’s been on the waiting list the longest first. Council tenants are given priority when applying, however if there are no council tenants that need the garage, non-council applicants are then considered in application date order.
When you’re chosen for a garage, we’ll send you a letter to confirm this. We’ll also send the garage conditions of tenancy which you’ll need to sign, once you’ve signed you can pick up the keys.
What if the garage needs repairs?
If you’re renting a council garage, repairs are carried out by our housing services. You’ll be recharged for any damage to the garage caused accidentally, deliberately or because of neglect by you or other members of your household, visitors, pets or contractors hired by you.
Want more information about garages near you? Just get in touch with your local estate office.
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