Filming in Stockport

As a film friendly council, we offer a wide and eclectic range of opportunities to meet your needs.

Financial support in a crisis

Find out what help and financial support you can receive if you're in a crisis.

Find planning applications

Search for new, existing and historical planning applications using the interactive map or database.

Find your bin collection day

Use your postcode to find out your next bin collection day.

Find your polling station

Use our online map to find your ward (polling district) and station.

Finding and choosing the right care home

Moving into a care home will be a major change to your lifestyle. Think about what you want and may need.

Food premises

Find information on registering food businesses with the council and food premises approvals.

Food safety and standards

Find out about the measures we take to make sure standards of food safety are improved and maintained.

Food, drink and entertainment

Information and application forms for food, drink and entertainment licences.


Find information about becoming a Stockport Council foster carer.

Fraud (Benefit)

If you suspect someone is committing benefit fraud you can report it online.

Fraud (Planning)

Find out how to inform us if you suspect an alleged breach of planning control.

Free Wi-Fi

We provide free public Wi-Fi in an extra 18 buildings in Stockport to encourage people to access our services online.

Freedom of information

We are committed to complying with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).


Find information about the different schemes available to gain funding for your community project.