Property Rents and Payments

General terms and conditions

Our premises are let on commercial terms.

Leases are usually for a minimum of a year with three months notice to quit, although longer terms are available by negotiation. The Council requires the incoming tenant to bear its reasonable legal and surveyors fees which are approximately £300.

Rent Deposit

We require the payment of the appropriate deposit before occupation of the unit takes place.  The deposit will be refunded on termination of the lease provided all the covenants in the lease have been complied with by the tenant, and all keys are returned on the termination date.

Paying your property invoice

The standard payment terms, for all Newark and Sherwood District Council invoices, is payment within 14 days of the date of the invoice.

Paying your invoice/account by telephone

You can pay over the phone using a debit card.  Please call 01636 650000 or 01636 655697

Please make sure that you have ready:

  • your debit card
  • your invoice account number
  • the amount you wish to pay
  • a pen to record the transaction number

Paying your invoice/account by post

You can send your payment by post by sending your postal orders / cheque made payable to Newark and Sherwood District Council to:

P.O. Box 132
NG24 1AE

Please write your name, address and account number on the back of the cheque. Please note that receipts are not sent for these payments.

Paying your invoice by standing order

For invoices being paid by standing order our bank details are:

ACCOUNT NO 36524921

Please remember to quote your customer number

Paying your invoice /account in person

You can pay by cash, cheque, postal order or debit card at any of our local offices. 

Difficulties in payment

If you are having difficulty paying your invoice/account by the due date, please contact the property team on 01636 655697

A number of local and national advice services may also be able to help with financial issues.

Disputed Invoices

If you disagree with the invoice/account or it is not clear why it has been sent to you, please contact us immediately either by telephone or in writing.

It is important that you get in touch straight away if you have a query on the invoice/account or dispute it in any way. If you don’t tell us that there is a problem with the invoice/account, recovery action will continue which may result in County Court action.

Requesting a copy invoice

Please contact us and we will be able to issue a copy invoice.

  • 01636 650000

    Mon to Thurs 8.30am to 5.15pm
    Friday 8.30am to 4.45pm

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  • Get in touch:

    Newark and Sherwood District Council
    Kelham Hall
    NG23 5QX

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