Council invoices

If you have a question about your invoice

Please contact the council department who made the charges if you have a query about

  • why you have received it or
  • how much it is for

Their details are shown on the invoice.  

Please contact the Customer Accounts section if you have a query about;

  • making a payment or
  • you are having financial difficulties

Make a payment 


You can pay now by debit, credit card or PayPal.

Pay a Council invoice 

(A 1.3% charge is added to all credit card payments. This is to cover the costs the council has to pay to the credit card companies to process these payments. From 5 July 2017 a 1.3% charge will be added to PayPal payments.)

By standing order or online banking

Payment can be made direct to our bank:

  • Barclays Bank PLC, 1 Central Street, The Rock, Bury, BL9 0JN
  • Sort code: 20-16-08, Account number: 33020983

Please ensure that you quote your invoice number (the 8 digit number on your invoice beginning with '9', '3' or 'I').

By phone

You can pay by debit or credit card on 0161-253-5056 (Monday to Fridays 8.45am to 5pm). If you do not know your invoice number we can still take a payment after you have answered some security questions.

You can also use our 24 hour automated payment line on 0845-305-2197.

(Please note a charge of 1.3% will be levied on all payments made by credit card)

In person

You can pay your bill at: