Reduced Services

Accessing Council Services:  

You can now access services, get advice and support, and transact with us in the following ways:

  • By accessing our wide range of 24/7 online services
  • By emailing directly to the relevant service
  • By phoning First Contact on 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri). 
  • By pre-booked appointment at the Kiln Road office (9.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri) - these can be arranged by phoning First Contact on 01268 882200.

Environmental Health Links

Communities and Local Government - useful site for Housing Grants. Telephone No - 0303 444 0000

Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) -government department looking after the nations health.

Department of Health Telephone No - 0207 2104850

Essex C.C. Social Services Telephone No - 0845 6037630

Essex Fire & Rescue Service Telephone No - 01277 222531

European Agency for Health and Safety at Work

Health & Safety Executive Telephone No - 0845 345 0055

Legislation.gov.uk Telephone No - 0870 600 5522

National Institute of Environmental Health Services

Natural England Telephone No - 0845 600 3078

National Radiological Protection Board Telephone No - 01235 831600

Pesticides Safety Directorate Telephone No - 01904 640500

Public Health England

ROSPA- Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents,Telephone No - 0121 2482000

Trading Standards Telephone No- 0845 603 7626

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health - Environmental database and careers advice.

The Environment Agency Telephone No - 03708 506506

The Food Standards Agency Telephone No - 0207 276 8829

Zoological Society of London Telephone No - 0844 225 1826

For other links, please check in the relevant topic area.