Absurd council tax rebanding issue
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I live in a converted, 3-storey Georgian terraced property in London. The property has been converted into 4 flats, of which I occupy the smallest, one-bedroom flat.
All 4 flats are in council tax band D.
I thought this was quite high, especially given I have friends in much bigger flats that are in lower bands so decided to look into it.
It turns out that most other properties on the street are in band C (lower than band D). This is particularly shocking because none of these properties have been converted into flats. So the situation is that a person living in a small, one-bed flat is paying more council tax than someone living in an entire 3-storey house next door.
This can't be right, so I emailed the valuation office, but they have asked me to provide evidence of similar properties in a lower band. I'm worried they will refuse to reband on the grounds that my tiny one-bed flat and a 3-storey townhouse are not of a similar size, even though the size direction is the total opposite of what it should be.
Any advice from people who have had success with this would be helpful.