Prince Philip - Duke of Edinburgh

1921 - 2021

It is with deep sadness that the Council and residents have learned of the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh.

The death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Council Tax for 2021-22

Council Tax for 2021/22

As the local Council, Kensington and Chelsea provides schools, social services, youth services and libraries, waste collection and street cleaning, leisure services, parks, parking and many other local services. Most of the council tax we collect from you is to pay for services and further details are set out within.

  • For 2021/22 the Council has chosen to increase the main element of Council Tax by 1.99% and to charge an additional 3% precept to fund Adult Social Care (ASC).
  • The Council also collects money through Council Tax on behalf of the Greater London Authority (GLA).
  • This year the ASC precept is £84.58 and the GLA is charging £363.66 for each Band D property.
Band D Council Tax for 2020-21£904.76£332.07£1,236.83
Increase in RBKC Council Tax 1.99%£18.04 £18.04
Increase in Adult Social Care Precept 3% £27.14 £27.14
Increase in GLA Precept 9.5%  £31.59£31.59
Band D Council Tax for 2021-22£949.94£363.66£1,313.60


Council tax by property band for 2021-22

The following table shows the breakdown of how much council tax is payable for each band of property for 2021-22. For some properties the Council also collects garden square levies. The GLAs explanation of its spending and tax can be found on the Greater London Authority and other services page.

BandKensington and ChelseaASC PreceptTotal RBKC Council TaxGreater London AuthorityTotal Council Tax