Reduced Services

Christmas and new Year closure

Christmas treeThe Council offices will be closed from 4.45pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will re-open at 8.45am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

Emergency calls may be made throughout the holiday period on 01268 758357

Castle Point Borough Council wishes all its residents a Merry Christmas and good wishes for the forthcoming year.

Updated: 5 December 2018

Dog Fouling FAQ's

Where can I get free dog poo bags?

You can pick those up from our Council Offices, Kiln Road and from your local library.

Can you prosecute dog fouling owners?

Yes, we can if there is enough evidence.

If you wish to report someone who is persistently allowing their dog/s to foul please contact us (including your name and address) Streetscene@castlepoint.gov.uk, or telephone us on 01268 882200 so that we investigate.

Alternatively you can visit the Street Scene Section at the Council Offices, Kiln Road, Benfleet, SS7 1TF.

Can you clear up the dog fouling outside my house?

I am sorry we do not remove individual fouling.

However, if it is a significant amount that is causing a health hazard to a lot of people then we may be able to action.

Please contact us (including your name and address) Streetscene@castlepoint.gov.uk, or telephone us on 01268 882200 so that we try and assist you

Can you put up dog fouling notices?

Yes, we can.

Please contact us (including your name, address and where you would like the sign to be placed) Streetscene@castlepoint.gov.uk, or telephone us on 01268 882200.

If a sign can be placed at this location we will try to put it in place within a week.

There is an overflowing litter / dog fouling bin, can you empty it?

Yes and thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Please contact us (including the location of the bin) Streetscene@castlepoint.gov.uk, or telephone us on 01268 882200 so that we act on this.