Reduced Services

Refuse & recycling collections will be one day late week commencing Monday 29th May, due to the bank holiday.

Please note this does not affect country route residents.

Environmental Health Services

Thank you for your continued support

The Environmental Health Service at Castle Point Borough Council would like to thank you for your continued efforts during the pandemic to comply with the ever changing restrictions and regulations and for taking steps to keep those who have visited your business safe.

With restrictions set to change again on the 19th July 2021, our primary focus still remains the same: the health, safety and welfare of our business owners and residents of the borough. Our priority is to ensure we are doing our part to stop the transmission of the virus.

We are carefully monitoring the situation, as we are sure you are and we remain committed to helping you.  We will be out visiting local business this week to continue our support and encouragement as we approach 19th July.

If you have specific questions or concerns not addressed here or on our website, reach out to us. We’re still available to answer your questions and respond to any concerns.

Thank you again for your continued support.

Environmental Health Services covers a wide range of duties, but the aims of our service are:-

  1. To promote and protect the health of the people who live, work in and visit the Borough of Castle Point;
  2. To enhance the quality of the environment;
  3. To provide a high quality and value for money service which responds to the needs of our customers.

If you require information on the services we provide, please click on the relevant section on the right hand side of this page.

Fees and Charges 2023-2024 [pdf] 141KB

What We Do

Environmental Health Services at Castle Point Borough Council is relatively small, but we cover a wide range of duties.

The team is staffed with professionally qualified Environmental Health Officers who are supported by the dedicated administration support team.

There are approximately 2000 annual service requests covering the whole remit of Environmental Health.

If you require information on the services we provide there are information leaflets available.

Making a Request For Service / Complaint

If you wish to enquire about any service we provide, or require our assistance in an environmental health matter please contact us on (01268) 882200, complete our online form or email us.


From time to time, Environmental Health Services needs to consult with members of the public regarding certain functions it carries out.

If you would wish to comment on or make any suggestions about the environmental health service, please either telephone (01268) 882200 or email us.

Career in Environmental Health

Careers in Environmental Health

See the Contact us page for emergency numbers and opening times.