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

Preparing for Emergencies

Are you prepared for the things that can happen in emergencies?

  • Power cuts
  • Loss of telephone and internet
  • Flooding
  • Evacuation from your home
  • Being confined indoors because of a nearby incident
  • Unplanned separation from family members

You can find out how to prepare for, and manage, situations like these by reading the following leaflets

If you have a smart phone you can also download the British Red Cross’ Emergency App. This app has loads of great advice on being prepared for all sorts of emergency situations. It can also provide you with real-time weather and flood warnings for your location. You can download the app here.

For information on preparing for specific emergency situations you can visit the following website: